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Sensational Wild Dog Stomp Boxes Now In Store

Sensational Wild Dog Stomp Boxes Now In Store
Previously known as the Bigfoot stomp box range, Wild Dog Stomp Boxes have been handmade in and around Byron Bay, Australia since the year 2000.The...

Second Hand Instruments For Sale

Second Hand Instruments For Sale
I have a few really nice instruments for sale in the shop at the moment. When they come in for sale, I restring them and set them up ready to be pl...

Cigar Box Guitar looking for a home.

Cigar Box Guitar looking for a home.
Here is a very cool cigar box guitar. It is fitted with a specially designed humbucker to give a nice warm tone. It is built around an authentic Ho...

Cigar Box Guitar Strings

Cigar Box Guitar Strings
I have started bringing together three and four string sets for cigar box guitars. Using D'Addario XL strings these high quality strings are what y...

Lessons start back from Monday

Lessons start back from Monday
Ready to get into Term Three? I have just returned from up north. This is a big fat tree getting strangled in Dorrigo National Park. It was a bit ...

Why do we tune to G D G?

Why do we tune to G D G?
It’s the King of cigar box guitar tunings. G-D-G is the most widely used tuning you’ll find used in videos throughout most cigar box guitar commu...

Bespoke design the ultimate guitar

Bespoke design the ultimate guitar
Got an idea for the ultimate cigar box guitar?  Have a box - something special you would like a guitar built around.  I have a bespoke design serv...

There are strings, and then there are strings...

There are strings, and then there are strings...
Over my years of building cigar box instruments I have come to realise there are some things you just can't 'cheap-out' on. Yes, lots of people ha...

Looking for a basic cigar box guitar to get you started?

Looking for a basic cigar box guitar to get you started?
Just want to try out a cigar box guitar? Don't want to buy the top of the range? The newly released Buzz Box Cigar Box Guitar gives you all the ba...

Which guitar do I need?

Which guitar do I need?
Choosing the right first guitar will ensure you or your child gets off to the best possible start. Not to big - not too small! Steel st...