How To Build A Cigar Box Guitar

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How To Notch The Neck For Your Cigar Box Guitar

How To Notch The Neck For Your Cigar Box Guitar

When I started building my first cigar box guitar, cutting a notch out of the neck to fit on the tuners was once a daunting task for me. Notching out the neck so the cigar box lid would close? Forget it. I was video is to help you do both. I kept the tools for this project to as few as possible. Dri...

C. B. Gitty's "pure & Simple" Cigar Box Guitar Kit - How To Build, Tune And Play

C. B. Gitty's "pure & Simple" Cigar Box Guitar Kit - How To Build, Tune And Play

This video shows you every step of building, stringing, tuning and playing our Pure & Simple CBG kit - the absolutely easiest-to-assemble cigar box guitar kit available anywhere. All you need is a screwdriver and a small hammer to build your very own cigar box guitar, and it only takes about an ...

How To Build A Cigar Box Guitar

How To Build A Cigar Box Guitar

This is a video describing how I made this Cigar Box Guitar. It was made using a Punch cigar box. It has a 22.5 inch scale length and a 14" radius fret board. The fingerboard is Rosewood and the neck was made from poplar. The internal tailpiece and the F holes give this acoustic guitar a very n...

How I Made My Cigar Box Guitar. Washburn Torano 6 String Cbg.

How I Made My Cigar Box Guitar. Washburn Torano 6 String Cbg.

This is not a tutorial, its just to show how I made my CBG...

Build Your Own Cigar Box Guitar Part 1 By Shamus 1 Of 3

Build Your Own Cigar Box Guitar Part 1 By Shamus 1 Of 3

BUILD YOUR FIRST CIGAR BAX GUITAR...

Cigar Box Guitar Build - Part 1 Of 9 - Gathering Parts And Planning

Cigar Box Guitar Build - Part 1 Of 9 - Gathering Parts And Planning

If you've already seen this series of vids on my other channel, I apologize. I felt that these vids needed to be posted here as well. This is the First in an eight part series on the building of this particular guitar. Thanks for watching and commenting, I appreciate it!Homemade resonator style guit...

How To Make A Cigar Box Guitar

How To Make A Cigar Box Guitar

How to make your own Cigar Box Guitar (CBG)! Order my book, BUILD YOUR OWN CBG, available on amazon!This video goes through the basic build process to make your own CBG. No two CBGs are alike so you will still need to take your own measurements and do your own customization. No worries, its a CBG. T...

How To Make A Fretted Cigar Box Guitar

How To Make A Fretted Cigar Box Guitar

A cigar box guitar tutorial was the first project video of this kind I ever filmed. That was 4 years ago. I've always wanted to build a fretted version from the ground up, and for this video I finally got around to it. I hope you enjoy! The goal I set for the design was to use only tools and materia...

Mike Snowden Builds And Plays A Cigar Box Guitar

Mike Snowden Builds And Plays A Cigar Box Guitar

The summer issue of Craftsmanship Magazine profiles Mike Snowden, a Marietta, Ga., musician who makes and performs on cigar box guitars. Read the whole story:."It seems like a crazy way to make music-a cast-off cigar box, a stick of wood, and a few strings that barely look capable of making a t...

How To Make A Simple Cigar Box Guitar

How To Make A Simple Cigar Box Guitar

Simple cigar box guitar using 1x2 poplar board, cigar box, 1.5" hex nut 1/4"dim. , 5/16" j bolt, tuning pegs from CBGitty Guirar supply...

Make A Cigar Box Guitar | 1 | C.b. Gitty Kit (cmrw#29)

Make A Cigar Box Guitar | 1 | C.b. Gitty Kit (cmrw#29)

I have wanted to build a cigar box guitar for over two years from the date of this video. I found some kits online at so I decided that would be a good intro into the world of cigar box guitar building. This video shows the construction of such a kit.I decided to do all of the work and make the neck...

How To Build A Cigar Box Guitar: Part 1- Let's Get Started!  Setting The Scale

How To Build A Cigar Box Guitar: Part 1- Let's Get Started! Setting The Scale

Step one in assembling your Cigar Box Guitar neck is determining scale length and measuring Nut, bridge locations and fret locations on the fingerboard...

Diy Cigar Box Guitar: Part 1 - Introduction And Box Selection

Diy Cigar Box Guitar: Part 1 - Introduction And Box Selection

Support the show! You can talk to us daily at our IRC chat (#tymkrs on AfterNet): READ ME: Hi GUYS! Welcome back! Today we are kicking off with the first of a series all about how we build our Cigar Box Guitars. We will be auctioning off these guitars next month to help raise money which we will use...

3 String Resonator Cigar Box Guitar Building Tips & Tricks & Romeo Advice

3 String Resonator Cigar Box Guitar Building Tips & Tricks & Romeo Advice

A tip passed down from Antonio Stradavari to me, and now to you...

The Easiest Way To Build A Cigar Box Guitar

The Easiest Way To Build A Cigar Box Guitar

This is easily one of my favorite CBGs I've ever built. That is entirely due to the simplicity of this project and the level of gratification for using just a few hand tools, and having a little patience. In an afternoon you can build this for yourself too...

How To Build A Cigar Box Guitar: Part 9 - Tuning A 4 String Cigar Box Guitar To Open G

How To Build A Cigar Box Guitar: Part 9 - Tuning A 4 String Cigar Box Guitar To Open G

Open G tuning for a 4 string cigar box guitar. I like to use the A-D-G-B strings from a pack. From top (lowest tone) to bottom; G-D-G-B. This tuning will give you to play some great classic blues sl...

Cigar Box Guitar Build Part 1

Cigar Box Guitar Build Part 1

Part one of my first cigar box guitar more information about cigar box guitars check out this website...

How To Build A Cigar Box Guitar- From The Neck Up

How To Build A Cigar Box Guitar- From The Neck Up

If you ever wanted to to build your own Cigar Box Guitar, here is the video series for you. How to Build a Classic Cigar Box Guitar takes you through all the steps to building a CBG with a classic style headstock. I break it down step by step. From building and shaping the neck, bracing and preparin...

How To Make An Electric Cigar Box Guitar For $25

How To Make An Electric Cigar Box Guitar For $25

I've made a new CBG tutorial video, this time a fretted version. Check it out here: Total build (not including glue dry time) took about 3 hours for this guitar. I did my best to use the most inexpensive parts possible. The only tools I use to carve the neck are a knife, hand saw, and a sharp hatche...

How To Make A Cigar Box Style Electric Guitar

How To Make A Cigar Box Style Electric Guitar

This is a guitar I made based on the cigar box guitar used by the early blues players. It is made using easy to find materials and basic tools. For more information about this project go here:For more scrap wood projects visit my blog...