Weekend Project: Electric Cigar Box Guitar

Build your own 3-string, electrified cigar box guitar and make some sweet sounds.
Thanks go to Ed Vogel for the original article in MAKE, Volume 04.
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Check out the complete Cigar Box Guitar article in MAKE, Volume 04 “Cigar Box Guitar”
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10 thoughts on “Weekend Project: Electric Cigar Box Guitar

  1. SilverAdept says:

    I was just wondering, if anyone has done any enhansments to this project by adding some DIY effects to the guitar itself.
    Maybe adding a distortion filter to the internals.
    I’ll have to add this to the list.

  2. Make: television says:

    Also, be sure to check out John Park’s banjo construction on Make: television, and Ed Vogel’s incredible combo, including the Display Case Bass. http://blog.makezine.com/archive/2009/03/maker_workshop_cigar_box_guitar_on.html

  3. RSS Downloader says:

    The download link on this page doesn’t work – you have “..com” by mistake:

  4. KipKay says:

    The link is working now. Thanks for the heads up.

  5. Radoslav Zdravkovic says:

    Cool! I’ve got scheme for building such guitar! :)

    In the meanwhile, I suggest you check out my webcam guitar lessons program. I feel that you or anybody interested could benefit a lot from it :)


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