Hi, this is a website about Homemade guitars, Cigar box guitars, 3 and 4 string guitars, Cookie tin banjos, and the history of hand made and homemade musical instruments from around the world.

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French Cigar Box Violins from the early 1900's

Taken sometime in the early teens, not much else is known, every time I post an old photo from long ago I say the same thing, but man I would love to hear these old timers playing their homemade instruments.