Cigar Box Guitar with Case

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Project by 49bill posted 01-01-2013 09:32 PM 6199 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a special order cigar box guitar I built for a lady in Atlanta, Ga. This one really sounded sweet she wanted a case to protect it so this was my first at building a case

-- Bill, Quitman, Georgia

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#1 posted 01-01-2013 10:00 PM

That is NICE!

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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#2 posted 01-01-2013 10:01 PM

Beautiful. Great work, Bill.

-- Mmmm....sawdust

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#3 posted 01-01-2013 10:31 PM

Love it!

-- The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that our aim is too low and we reach it.. Michelangelo

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#4 posted 01-01-2013 10:55 PM

Bill that is so cool
Brings cigar box guitars to a new level
Would love to see someone open up the case at a big concert hall
Might be to posh for Seasick Steve though. :)


-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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#5 posted 01-01-2013 11:01 PM

Now that is way kool. Where do you get your hardware, like the corner trim, etc.? Thnx in advance.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#6 posted 01-01-2013 11:10 PM

Wow you really pump these out another winner.

-- Custom furniture

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#7 posted 01-01-2013 11:34 PM

I get all my c.b.g hardware supplies from WWW. C. B. Gitty craft supply all they deal in is cigar box guitar supplies

-- Bill, Quitman, Georgia

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#8 posted 01-01-2013 11:38 PM

Very good. Thnx Bill

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#9 posted 01-02-2013 04:07 AM

Absolutely LOVE the sound hole covers !

These must be a new addition to CB Gitty’s catalog.
They didn’t have these last time I ordered from them (a year ago).
I picked up brass kick plate from tossed out storm door and was going to make my own.
Thanks for the Gitty update, they have some great stuff now.

Keep up the good work!!


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#10 posted 01-02-2013 07:38 PM

SWEET looking instrument and case.

-- jerry

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#11 posted 02-01-2015 09:35 PM

Hi: I need a guitar case for my cigar box guitar. I want something light weight and simple. I like what you did. Mine doesn’t even have to be that fancy. Maybe thinner wood. Pls contact me, I’d like to hire you. Thanks.

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