Tag Archives: CBG

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 […]

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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Ready your ‘Leavin’ Trunk’ with a D&H Cigar Box Guitar Hard Case

Thee D&H shop is ready to sell you one of our new ‘Leavin’ Trunks’ – custom handmade cigar box guitar hard cases. Each is an especially fitted cigar box guitar hard case for our CBG range – rectangular in shape and looking like a gun case they come in Black or Brown faux leather with […]

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Cigar Box Guitar Electrification Explained

An little explanation of the cigar box guitar electronics and electrification we offer at Drummond & Hammett… Mini Humbucker – The ‘mini-humbucker’ is our full-cream magnetic humbucking guitar pick-up, originally created by The Epiphone Guitar Company later bough by Gibson in the 50’s. This pickup produces clearer, brighter tones than that of many standard magnetic humbucker pick-ups and being […]

Flamed Rosewood

Limited Number of Flamed Brazilian Rosewood Fretboards

…So in the depths of deepest darkest Somerset in the corner of a dusty barn we’ve managed to get our hands on some ancient brazilian-rosewood. It was so old, dusty and seasoned in fact that we had no idea until we machined-it-up what exactly we were buying. So cleaned, planed and cut into fret-board size […]