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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4 String Cigar Box Guitar - Building a 1950's Wild Indian

I'm just having fun, that's what this hobby is about!  It sure is wonderful to build these homemade guitars, you don't have to work so hard and in the end you can have a great sounding guitar that is allot easier to play and doesn't take years of dedication to learn like the standard store bought guitars....A totally beginner can pick up a cigar box guitar and sound great in just a few weeks....and an experienced player can use one of these guitars to play and record really authentic vintage music. Man , everyday I love these instruments more and more!
I am working on new stuff, here is a video, you can skip to the end to here the demos of the guitar.

If you like cigar box guitar music,
I have several hundred of these types of old time music videos 

The quickest way to learn how to play great cigar box guitar....
is to listen to cigar box guitar music
visit the website https://reddogguitars.com
or check out my channel on youtube


This instrument below is a cigar box guitar built sometime in the 1930's
Check out the Indian art in the sound hole and the super cool wrap around homemade tailpiece.