Simple Cigar Box Guitar Headstock How-To Guide

Simple Cigar Box Guitar Headstock How-To Guide

In this post, you’ll learn how to craft a simple cigar box guitar headstock.

The headstock in this post is often called a straight or recessed headstock, and you’re about to find out just how easy it is to make.

When it comes to building in the cigar box guitar world, you’ll often hear the mantra “No Rules.” That means there are multiple ways to do a certain thing (like make a cigar box guitar headstock,) and no one way is the “right” way.

The plans here are for a simple, recessed headstock. There are more complex and involved methods you can use, but this one is quick, easy, and requires little in the way of tools or resources.

Using this guide with nothing more than a couple of basic hand tools and a little effort, you’ll quickly make an effective cigar box guitar headstock for your build.

Click here to access the free headstock guide.