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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 […]

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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 […]

D+H Cigar Box Guitar

You Want To Build A Cigar Box Guitar?

So you want to build a cigar box guitar?   I’m not quite sure when I had the idea that I should build a cigar box guitar. Having played for the best part of 25 years a good number of guitars have passed through my hands, but I never felt particularly attached to any of […]

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 […]