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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Rock N' Roll ~ Antique Homemade Guitar

This guitar came up for sale and has no history with it....but what a story I bet this this could tell!

I would guess it's from the early 1900's. To me this thing just screams that it's 'the first Rock n' Roll guitar ever, with its cool rectangle shape and its outlaw looking stance. I know this must have been a site to see someone when they played this guitar. I would love to learn more about the person who built it. It must have taken a lot of effort back then, it looks really well made.
This homemade guitar would be great for playing some depth down south slide Bottleneck Blues.

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