Cigar Box Guitar

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Project by gbrown4 posted 894 days ago 1253 views 3 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my son’s cigar box guitar that I made him. I used a Cohiba box with Morado and birdseye maple for the neck. It has a piezo pickup as well as a Ted Crocker pickup in the middle. The box was orginally maple color but I had to strip it down and stain it burgandy. I airbrush a sunburst and finished it with brass corners painted bronze. As you can see he is an Aggie at Texas A&M.

-- Greg, Concordia, Mo

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#1 posted 894 days ago



-- Mike - In Fort McMurray Alberta

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#2 posted 893 days ago

Very Nice!!! It’s funny how when your planing or working on a project someone post it.Thanks for posting a fine CBG.

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#3 posted 893 days ago

Great CBG!! Love the stars and ATM! Tailpiece is really sweet! Is that a bone bridge? Does he play it ‘slide style’ or does he fret it?

-- Dennis, WV

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#4 posted 893 days ago

He frets it. The bridge and nut is deer antler.

-- Greg, Concordia, Mo

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#5 posted 893 days ago

Beautiful job!



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#6 posted 893 days ago

Whooop! Steve(‘85)

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