How to Build A Basic 3-string Cigar Box Guitar - 140-page how-to book by Ben "Gitty" Baker
Here is a perfect introductory cigar box guitar building book for the first-time builder!
This 140-page professionally-printed book will walk you through all of the steps to build your very own 3-string slide cigar box guitar. Written by Cigar Box Guitar guru Ben "Gitty" Baker, this guide is chock full of photos and diagrams and easy-to-follow hands-on instructions and advice garnered from the author's decade-plus experience in building homemade instruments.
This is a practical introduction to easily build your own fun and fully playable three-string cigar box guitar (CBG), complete with clear and detailed how-to instructions and photos, resource links, tips and tricks, how-to-play lessons, and more.
In addition to the clear how-to instructions, this book also includes practical advice on where and how to source parts, materials and tools, as well as informative historical snippets, how-to-play information and many free resources for further learning.
We also offer a slightly 108-page condensed version of this book as a PDF download.