Model 11 – SLAYER

  • 4 string cigar box guitar, acoustic electric
  • Monte Cristo cigar box
  • wood burned facing dragon images; wings cut out for sound holes
  • D-Style cherry neck, mahogany finger board, tiger wood fret dots, white side fret dots
  • Bone nut and floating oak bridge
  • Closed gear brass tuners
  • Solid brass bin pull tailpiece
  • Four strings – standard tuning for D G B E
  • Detailed with: brass corners, brass guitar strap buttons, brass volume knob

Delivered as a Custom Order.

Model 10 – Bobby

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  • 4 string cigar box guitar, acoustic electric
  • Michael’s craft box
  • 4 round sound holes
  • D-Style cherry neck, maple finger board, walnut fret dots, black side fret dots
  • Bone nut and floating bone bridge in oak saddle
  • 4 pole height adjustable magnetic pickup, black pearloid facing, volume and tone control
  • Open brass tuners
  • Solid brass tailpiece
  • Four strings – standard tuning for D G B E
  • Detailed with: brass tailpiece, brass corners, brass guitar strap buttons, brass grommets sound hole covers, brass escutcheon on the headstock

Delivered as a Custom Order to a customer in Japan.

Model 9 – Ricky!

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  • 4 string cigar box guitar, acoustic electric
  • Brick House all wood cigar box
  • 4 round sound holes
  • D-Style cherry neck, maple finger board, mahogany fret dots, black side fret dots
  • Bone nut and floating bone bridge in oak saddle
  • 4 pole height adjustable magnetic pickup, black pearloid facing, volume and tone control
  • Open brass tuners
  • Solid brass tailpiece
  • Four strings – standard tuning for D G B E
  • Detailed with: brass tailpiece, brass corners, brass guitar strap buttons, brass screened sound hole covers, brass escutcheon on the headstock

Delivered as part of a 2 guitar custom order.

Model 8 – Sweet Sue

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  • 3 string cigar box guitar, acoustic electric
  • Monte Cristo cigar box
  • F-hole sound holes
  • D-style cherry neck, maple fingerboard, white pearloid fret dots, brass side fret dots
  • Scarf joint headstock with mahogany veneer overlay
  • 620 mm scale length (24.4 inches)
  • Nut (polystyrene); floating bridge (oak – not glued onto the guitar)
  • Piezo electric pickup (sandwiched between mahogany shims) with brass volume control knob; output jack
  • Closed brass tuners
  • Solid brass tailpiece
  • Three string – GDG Open Tuning (strings are .044w, .034w, .026w)
  • Detailed with: brass tailpiece, brass corners, brass guitar strap buttons

‘Sweet Sue’ was delivered to a young lawyer who keeps it in his office and strums on it to relax. Again, somebody who has never played a musical instrument and is thrilled with the guitar. (Hmmm – can you guess why we call this our ‘Sweet Sue’ model? )

Model 7 – Minnie

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  • 3 string cigar box guitar, acoustic
  • craft box body box, mahogany stain finish; polyurethane overspray
  • poplar neck, brass side fret dots
  • 600 mm scale length (23.6 inches)
  • Nut (polystyrene); floating bridge (oak – not glued onto the guitar)
  • Closed chrome tuners
  • Poplar tailpiece with brass ferrules
  • Three string – GDG Open Tuning (strings are .044w, .034w, .026w)

‘Minnie’ was delivered to a customer who didn’t get much time with it. After I played a few songs and showed the family how easy it was to play, the young son grabbed the guitar and song sheets and disappeared upstairs to his bedroom.

Model 6 – Lizzie – Cookie Tin CBG

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  • 3 string cigar box guitar, acoustic electric
  • Cookie tin box
  • scarf joint headstock; cherry neck, side fret dots (silver); D style contour
  • 620 mm scale length (24.4 inches)
  • Nut (polystyrene); floating bridge (bone – not glued onto the guitar)
  • Piezo electric pickup (sandwiched between mahogany shims) with chrome volume control knob
  • Open silver tuners
  • Custom designed aluminum tailpiece
  • Three string – GDG Open Tuning (strings are .044w, .034w, .026w)
  • Detailed with: brass guitar strap buttons

 

Model 5 – Lucy – 4 String CBG

  • 4 string cigar box guitar, acoustic electric
  • Habanos cigar box, using the back of the box as the face
  • F-hole sound holes
  • cherry neck, mahogany fingerboard, mahogany fret dots
  • 620 mm scale length (24.4 inches)
  • Nut (polystyrene); floating bridge (oak – not glued onto the guitar)
  • Piezo electric pickup (sandwiched between mahogany shims) with brass volume control knob; output jack
  • Open brass tuners
  • Solid brass tailpiece
  • Four string – DGBE Standard Tuning (strings are .034w, .026w, .017, .013)
  • Detailed with: brass guitar strap buttons
  • With the 4 high strings of a 6 string guitar, has the tone of a tenor guitar

Purchased by a professional guitar player to add to his performances. Lucy was our first 4 string build and served as a great practice guitar. Named in honour of B.B. King who passed away while this guitar was being built.