Obsession With Cigar Box Guitars : Over 120 hand-built guitars from the masters, 2nd edition, Paperback / softback Book

Obsession With Cigar Box Guitars : Over 120 hand-built guitars from the masters, 2nd edition Paperback / softback


The author of Cigar Box Guitars shares his amazing photo gallery of handmade musical greatness.

This new edition includes a new step-bystep project for building your own tenor ukulele, and instructions for playing homemade guitars using both innovative and traditional techniques.

In a modern revival of a great American tradition, sliders, pickers, strummers and makers are coming together in what they call the Cigar Box Guitar Revolution.

Musicians and hobbyists are finding new creative freedom by making their own musical instruments out of unconventional materials.

Their ingenious creations range from simple cardboard diddley bows to an electrified washtub bass.

Cigar Box Guitars celebrates the modern craft of these irresistibly alluring instruments.

In this new edition, professional photographer and woodworking enthusiast David Sutton shares his obsession with the genre in an expanded photo gallery that profiles inspiring examples of handmade musical greatness.

Sutton details multiple techniques for playing the fretted, three-string cigar box guitar, with easy-to-follow chord diagrams and instructions for a selection of classic tunes.

Authentic stories of legendary American roots music personalities.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 232 pages
  • Publisher: Companion House
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Individual photographers
  • ISBN: 9781620083130



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