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Cigar Box Guitar #1: First CBG instrument

11-19-2019 03:21 PM by D. B. | 2 comments »

Last year I broke my back and smashed my wrist. A year latter, Drs have put ol’ humpty dumpty back together again. My wrist is stiff, formal therapy is over. But I thought playing a guitar would be good exercise. So that means building one. This past week I found a book in the library on making cigar box guitars. That piqued my interest and started a new project. First I visited local cigar shops and found they give boxes away. A trip to Lowes provided the wood materials for under $20. So I started with the headstock. I drew then cut out the shape I liked, including holes for the tuner posts. I made a jig to cut the head off the neck stock at 110 degrees. This created a sca...

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