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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Neck to Body Mock up

This guitar is for sale at    http://www.reddogguitars.com/

I am always put up 3 string guitars email me or visit to see the new guitars I have listed for sale

I was inspired by the H-1 Racer that set those speed records and Howard Hughes' wrecked in 1937.