Friend Portrait, cigar box guitar with piezo pick up

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I did this cigar box guitar with a portrait of a friend of mine…looks kinda distant and lonely, goes perfect with the blues. This is a four string electric, with maple neck and oak fretboard and this box sounds amazing unplugged, great tone. SOLD

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Voodoo Chicken Foot, it’s got da mOjO

Custom painted box and neck art. The chicken foot and the two headed snake on the box, keep the mojo where it belongs. The neck and head stock are custom painted and slightly “aged” for a vintage, broken-in feel. This box is a little thicker than most and has a real nice sound. There is a volume control and of course piezo transducer pick up to electrify your mojo. SOLD

One-Eye Willie, electric cigar box guitar

Hand painted oil portrait of ol’ One-Eye Willie on a Cuban Partagas box with a custom painted headstock, and branded fret dots. A piezo transducer pick up and volume control are on board as well. This guitar ‘looks’, no pun intended, as good as it sounds.
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One-Hand Dan, electric cigar box guitar

This is One-hand Dan, he is ol’ One-eye Willie’s partner. He may only have one hand, but that just gives him more to sing about. Hand painted oil portrait on a Cuban Romeo y Julieta box with branded in fret dots on the dark poplar wood neck. This four string cigar box guitar has a volume control with chrome knob and piezo transducer pick up…real raw. SOLD

Gurkha Electric with Piezo Pick-up

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This cigar box is very cool, I love the rough cut wood and rustic feel of this one. This cigar box guitar, has toothpick frets and a piezo pick up with volume control. There are two sound holes under the brass name plate, and the plate is slightly raised to let out the raw sound. This thing sounds mean when it’s plugged in. SOLD

Gold Cohiba with toothpick frets

This was an early build that I used in my band The Budrows, from the start. I used the crap out of it, replaced the toothpick frets a couple of times, rebuilt the neck mounts, added a piezo and volume knob and taped it together. I just retired it in 2012. It’s seen a lot of action and has been a great guitar.