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‘ model (£125)will consist of a 4 string D&H cigar box guitar with a Western Cedar body, a one-piece solid hardwood neck carved of Maple, a Piezo-rod pickup built into the bridge with a volume control, Ornate box corner pieces, archtop-style f-holes, mother-or-pearl fret inlays, Kay-style headstock, a bone nut and bridge, genuine 1920’s American Nickel Coin set into the headstock and an authentic ‘body-wrap’ Cigar Box graphic of your choosing.

– The ‘Especialé‘ model (£165) will consist of a 4 string D&H cigar box guitar with a Western Cedar body, a one-piece solid hardwood neck carved of Maple, an American Black Walnut fretboard, a Mini-Humbucker magnetic pick-up with a volume control, Ornate box corner pieces, archtop-style f-holes, mother-or-pearl fret inlays, Gretsch-style headstock, a bone nut and bridge, genuine 1920’s American Nickel Coin set into the headstock and an authentic ‘body-wrap’ Cigar Box graphic of your choosing.

These models with be on the shop in roughly 2 weeks time (photo studio permitting), however feel free to contact us via the email address if you wish to pre-order.

Check out the demo video of the Especialé model and the wide range growls and purrs these little beasts can create…

 

Seen below is the Especialé version . –

IMG_0133small

Here’s a taster of some of the body-wrap imagery you’ll be able to select one of your choosing (there’ll be many to choose from) and this wrap will literally ‘wrap’ your Cigar Box Guitar in something colourful..

GoldMineHavana Rose Creole

Our Standard

 

 

The Cigar Box Guitar Blog: Recent News

…if you’ve not been following our random waffle on FaceBook-

– We’ve been experimenting with Cigar Box Guitars and In-built Effects Pedals: Check out this recent custom commission and some of its features including an Electro Harmonix LPB-1 Overdrive effect built into the body and a 5-part neck of Sycamore and Ash –

1 4 5

2

 

 

The Cigar Box Guitar Blog recent-ish:

–  Pat took a ‘research field-trip’ to Cuba sampling the Cigars, Cigar boxes, rum and brushing shoulders with Cuba’s business elite…

12