Gluing Up Cigar Box Guitars today... can never have enough clamps! New cigar box guitars to be posted soon to Snowden Guitars.
Got some help today in the shop. Harold, the dog, helping out with cigar box guitars. He's a good boy!
This originally aired on Atlanta's PBS Station. We had a blast filming, building and playing cigar box guitars one afternoon in my shop in Marietta, Georgia. I always get a laugh when people in random places say "Hey man, I saw you on TV! You build those cigar box banjos don't you?" Enjoy!
In between coats of finish, it's time to start working with the cigar boxes. Making some cuts here and there to accept the cigar box guitar neck. I think the New Orleans Cigar Factory box will look really good with the pecan wood fret board. Part of the fun is to pick out hard wood that will compliment the cigar box. It never gets old making cigar box guitars!
Now that all the sanding is finished it is time to clear coat. These pecan wood cigar box guitar fret boards are looking nice. The clear coat will bring the grain out even more. This process takes a few days. Applying several coats of finish with several hours between coats. But the end product is awesome! These cigar box guitars will be super cool.