"Well, my son gave me a cigar box guitar kit as a gift. It's a Chicken John's 3 string deluxe kit with a genuine cigar box? Problem is it seems you need a quite a bit of specialised gear (tools) to build it so I've put off starting…"
Hi George, welcome to the Handmade Music Clubhouse - Cigar Box Guitar Headquarters (CBG HQ)! Check out My Pickups. Also check my photo albums on my page for 2 albums of custom pickups - Pickups 1, Pickups 2.
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