"Poor Man's Guitar" Book Parts Pack: Chapter 3 - Paint Can Resonator Guitar
"Adding regular metal to the soundboard (box lid) simply adds a trashiness to the tone. Mind you, trashiness is awesome and more trashiness is divine. Paint [can] lid guitars are for us trash addicts!"
-Shane Speal describing his love of paint can lid dobros, Making Poor Man's Guitars, page 53.
We've taken all the parts described in Chapter 3 of Shane's book ("Poor Man's Dobro/Paint Can Lid Resonator) and put them together into one pack. You get the essentials:
- Shane Speal 2R/1L Tuners
- Paint Can Lid (gallon)
- (1) 5/16” threaded rod
- NEW Shane Speal string pack (acoustic)
- (1) ½” Threaded Rod
- (8) Econo tuner 2mmx10mm screws
- (3) #8 x ½” phillips round-head zinc-plated screws
For full instructions, see Making Poor Man's Guitars by Shane Speal, Chapter 3.
Note: Because the entire cigar box guitar building process is detailed in Speal's book, these parts are shipped without instructions. This listing is just or the folks who already have the book! The cigar box shown in the listing photos is for demonstration purposes only.