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A New Guitar Model with Distinct Lineage.

The Inspiration For quite some time now I’ve been designing and developing a new guitar model with distinct lineage. Throughout my time crafting musical instruments (which admittedly isn’t long), and collecting vintage guitars I’ve been drawn to one guitar model in particular. My eyes light up every time I see a musician wielding this particular […]

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 seeing as some are so damn inspiring. Some of which look forward at design and some look back for […]

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Rosewood Regulation Changes

The guitar industry and rosewood regulation changes So I found this out the hard way when I was contacted by the 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 […]

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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 […]