February 2020

Cigar Box


Will Ray's Bottom Feeder: Churchill Cigar Box Guitar

November 30, 2016
A simple bridge replacement makes for a killer, totally tunable tone machine.
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SNAMM '15 - HoboAxe Cigar Box Guitar Demo

July 31, 2015
Custom-pickup maker Dylan McKerchie dips his toe in the world of stogie-box instruments.
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Hobo King Introduces Hobo King Standard Cigar Box Guitar

February 13, 2014
The 2014 model with its new MKIII pickup continues the tradition of doorbell buzzer electrification.
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Bottom Feeder: My Steampunk Guitar

November 17, 2013
Okay, relic treatments are pretty common these days. So if you’re looking for something a little more unusual, check out this 3-string electric guitar from a past that never was.
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Cutaway Cigar Box Guitar with Higgins Bender

April 15, 2013
A few years ago, this CBG caught my eye on eBay because it kind of resembled a jazz guitar with its deep 3" body, cutaway, and fetching trim.
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Cigar Box Nation: The Modern Cult of the Cigar Box Guitar

July 22, 2009
Bob Cianci takes us on an investigation into the culture surrounding the guitar in its most stripped-down, primal form - the homemade cigar box guitar.
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