Over 400 pickups, 800 sets of machineheads and hundreds of string sets - IN STOCK NOW!
Welcome to ChickenboneJohn Guitars!
..an affordable introduction to truly playable three string guitars
No gimmicks, just honest workmanship to make the best instruments that we can
Craftsmanship and playability tested and developed in countless live performances
Cutting edge technology combined with traditional handcrafting
Studio album (featuring Alan Nicholls on Drums and John Roy Potter on Bass).
Track listings -
Stones in My Passway
You Gotta Move
Texas Tea Party
St James Infirmary
Jesus Gonna Be Here
Ready for My Starry Crown
It's All Over Now
Way Down In The Hole
Champagne And Reefer
Werewolves of London
Super special and ubercool three string resonator guitar. It's got lots of special features:
Laminated sapele and maple neck with 2-way adjustable trussrod
Micro-angle adjustable neck for quick and easy action height change.
Custom stainless steel "Ace of Spades"soundholes
Blackwood Tek fretboard with Van Gent superjumbo frets, bone nut and rea...
Full sized humbucker with aged copper cover, supplied with black mounting ring, adjuster screws and springs and mounting screws.
Alnico 5 bar magnet
Great for 6 string, 4 or 3 string guitars.
The Legend returns!
The genuine Pignose 7-100, the cute, cult little amp from the 1970s is back.
Available in original brown vinyl, and limited edition snakeskin vinyl or tweed fabric covering. Totally old school in both looks and sounds. Very, very cool in a way that no other modern battery amp gets anywhere near. It's not sophisticated, it's ...
Genuine made in USA traditional washboard for that authentic skiffle & Cajun percussion sound. Make no mistake, this is not the mini "pail size" version, these are the full sized real deal. Exclusive to Chickenbone John - nobody else in the UK is selling these.
Robust yellow poplar frame, galvanised steel rub-board, 600 x 315mm (24" x 12 1/2").
Neat little amp, ideal for cigar box guitar. 10W, 5 inch 8ohm speaker. 240 x180 x25mm. Works off 6 x AA batteries or mains (UK and EU adaptors included ).
Simple controls - volume, bass and treble, with overdrive button and gain control. Also comes with an aux input & volume control so you can run backing tracks from your iPod or phone (lea...
Simple leather strap custom made for cigar box guitars. We've had these specially made for cigar box guitar, as I've found most leather straps are too stiff and heavy to use comfortably with a cigar box guitar. These straps are strong, flexible and soft, exactly what you need for your cigar box guitar. 1250mm (50") long, 28mm (1 1/8") wide, thic...
Beautiful ceramic slides handmade in Glastonbury, UK. Available in 4 sizes: small, medium, large and short, and in a choice of 8 stunning colours.
The shorty slide is our latest offering, designed specifically for cigar box guitar, so it is just right for 3 and 4 string necks.
In the past I've tried ceramic slides, but found them either too ...
NEW AND IMPROVED - now fitted with Neutrick Rean jack plug and soft-feel low noise Bill Lawrence USA cable. The Original Bill Lawrence A-300 magnetic soundhole pickup installs quickly and easily on a standard 6 or 12 string steel string acoustic guitar. The A-300 is simple to install with a unique spring-loaded quick-mount and does not require a...
Chickenbone John Miracle Guitar Tonic and Fretboard Salve is an oil-based treatment, which contains pure essential lemon oil and a medical grade neutral base oil. It's particularly recommended for use on fretboards and unfinished woods, and will deepen the colour and improve the appearance and feel of the fingerboard. It also helps to condition ...
This is a great tool for installing frets, comes fitted with two hard nylon faces and spare extra-hard (yellow plastic) and medium (brown polyurethane) screw-in faces. The durable non-marring faces are exactly what you need to be able to firmly hammer in fretwire of all types without damaging it.
Made by the most respected manufacturer of soft f...