Farmington Road Instruments
"Sailor Beware" Illustrated 3-string Cigar Box Guitar - Vintage Tattoo Art Series
Sailor and Navy tattoo artwork is some of the most recognizable of the 20th century, with a very distinctive style, based on older Japanese methods. Now you can get a re-imagining of one of the best-known designs on your Cigar Box Guitar!
We also include a bonus "Player's Pack" with every guitar, which includes a 60-page songbook with how-to-play lessons, a chord poster, guitar picks & More!
This beautiful piece is one of our line of Illustrated Guitars, designed to capture the essence of great-sounding and easy-playing instrument crafting. To the sturdy frame (tone-rich wooden cigar box, hardwood neck & fretboard, solid tried-and-true hardware), we add a beautiful, full-color piece of artwork, uniquely vivifying the instrument and drawing the eye of all who see it. This handcrafted guitar has a full, rich acoustic tone (and a built-in contact pickup, if you want to amplify it), a nice high ringing treble voice, and is simply a joy to play. Best of all is the affordable price on this hand-crafted-in-the-USA piece of musical art.
The soundboard artwork is printed directly onto the lacquered wood top of the cigar box using a special UV-cured enamel ink process, resulting in a rich, full-color, durable finish. We use built-to-order wooden cigar box-style boxes for these guitars, which have never held cigars and have no connection to the tobacco industry.
- Illustration/Design: "Sailor Beware"
- Number of Strings: 3
- Tuning: Open G "GDG" (high treble folk/country variety)
- Scale Length: 23 inches (Tenor guitar)
- Fretting Style: Chromatic
- Pickup Style: Contact (piezo) direct-wired to Jack
- Neck and Fretboard: Hardwood (Poplar)