Inspiring Guitar Makers of Instagram

Golden-Era Guitar Producers of Today Sifting through the mass imagery thats Instagram you quite often stumble across guitar builders who are doing things a little different and I’ve been hunting down inspiring guitar makers of Instagram. Some of which look forward at design and some look back for inspiration – I am one of the […]

rosewood regulation changes

Rosewood Regulation Changes

The guitar industry and rosewood regulation changes So I basically found out the hard way when contacted by US imports department regarding a guitar I had made and sent to a customer in Alabama. Apparently with little warning new rosewood regulation changes had taken effect on January 2, 2017 that called for documentation when shipping instruments […]

London GrillStock Cigar Box Guitar Finale 2015

Update 7/09/2015 : What a fantastic weekend for Drummond & Hammett. The ‘Trailer Trash Emporium’ stage came out better than we could have anticipated, it looked great and what fantastic acts we had play. Here’s some shots of the construction and finished installation: We had the Likes of Graham Farnworth, Lisa Watchorn, Brian Grogan, Dave […]

GrillStock 2014 ‘Fun Lovin Trophies’ Cigar Box Guitars

So we’ve teamed up again with GrillStock this year to produce their ‘trophy’ cigar box guitars, which’ll be awarded to the ‘King of the Grill’ and the ‘Chilli Eating Champion’ at both Bristol (7-8th June) and Manchester (28th – 29th June) events. Check out the custom ‘trophy guitars’ thus far – to be awarded on […]

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GrillStock 2014 – Review

A big thanks to all the GrillStock 2014 team – what a fantastic year for all of us. We’ll be back next year with something exciting as I’m sure we all will/// Here are some snap highlights from both GrillStock Bristol and GrillStock Manchester – some competition winners and general skulduggery…    Saturday Night Team […]

All-New Parts Shop

So for the new year at drummondandhammett we’re rather excited to announce that very shortly we’ll be opening up a new section to our online shop.   Soon not only will you be able to buy our Cigar Box Guitars but also all manner of parts and accessories to customise your guitar/cigar box guitar/ guitar […]

Authentic Cigar Box Graphics

So below is the current choice of authentic / vintage cigar box illustrations we offer exclusively with the Modeló and Especialé guitar model. This graphic literally ‘wraps’ your cigar box guitar in an authentic graphic  – and to complete your order, simply choose from the drop down menu the name of the graphic you’d like. […]

The Cigar Box Guitar Blog – Whats Happenin’ with Tom & Pat

So whats new with our Cigar Box Guitar Blog: Righto so we’ve 2 new models ready release, the ‘Modeló’ and the ‘Especialé’. These two models will effectively become our entry level pre-assembled models on offer from Drummond & Hammett and will be up on our online shop within the next couple if weeks… – The ‘Modeló‘ […]

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Mini-Bucker Humbuckers On Our Menu & Now In Our Shop

We now offer all models with one of our super-smooth ‘Mini-Buckers’ that are rated at 8.55kOhm! These little chrome beauts are wound to the same spec as those famous DeArmond pickups of the 50’s and 60’s but half the size…. – a vintage sounds that can give any amp a run for it’s money. Amplified, […]