Hi, my name is John McNair. This is a website about Homemade guitars, Cigar box & 3 string guitars, Cookie tin banjos, and all things made by people like yourself who have decided building and playing homemade instruments is so much more rewarding than buying "name" brand guitars.

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3 String Legend ~ Seasick Steve ~

If you have never heard of Seasick Steve, today's a great day for an introduction, by far one of the most versatile homemade instrument players out there right now.

 He plays cigar box guitars, hubcap banjos, 3 string guitars, diddley bows, you name it... if he can make he will play it! 
 He plays music in many styles, Blues, Folk, Rock, if you want to learn to play 3 string guitar his music is mandatory on your music playlist to study and absorb.