You’ve never seen a Cigar Box Guitar quite like this one…

Michael Van Slyke's Aluminum Frame Cigar Box GuitarCigar Box Nation member Michael Van Slyke of Texas recently uploaded this photo of a custom 6-string cigar box guitar he built. Check out that custom-shaped aluminum bar stock outer frame! This is the sort of creative and innovative work is inspiring for builders everywhere.

Click the image to the right to see the full-size photo, or click here to check out Michael’s page on Cigar Box Nation where some of his other creations can be seen. Michael is one of thousands of amazing, innovative folks on Cigar Box Nation creating cigar box guitars and other wacky homemade instruments. If you’re ever short on inspiration for your next build, spend a few minutes browsing through the photos over there and you’ll soon have no shortage of ideas!


One thought on “You’ve never seen a Cigar Box Guitar quite like this one…”

  1. This is really nice, and great craftsmanship, but if your going to build a cigar box guitar that looks like an electric guitar, and has 6 strings, why wouldn’t you just buy an electric guitar? seem to get away from the cigar box guitar concept of a simple 3 string instrument.

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