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Humbucker 3 String Guitar Kit. Plain Box and repro cigar box.

Product Description

Everything you need to make your own 3 string cigar box guitar. All you need to add is some wood glue and materials for putting a finish on the neck and box. The kit comes with a a handsomely-sized plain birch ply wood box and gives a great acoustic volume - they turn out pretty loud!  It's an ideal starting point for adding your own decorations, painting or staining and distressing to own own taste to make something totally unique.  The kit is also available with a choice of beautiful repro cigar box labels and edgings for you to apply yourself during the build.

Everything else is included, and you only need a few basic tools to make your very own instrument. Comes with clear and simple step by step illustrated instructions -  - we cross reference these with our comprehensive series of YouTube videos on how to build a cigar box guitar.

It comes with a slotted fretboard, fretwire and a minihumbucker electric pickup. Included in the kit are: Cherrywood or sapele (subject to availability) neck blank and backstrap  - the headstock is already shaped to take the tuners. Black walnut  fingerboard, already pre-slotted. Fretwire (high quality Van Gent, made in the EU) Internal fixing blocks. Quality "Sta-Tite" vintage pattern machineheads, bushings  and screws. Cherrywood or sapele floating bridge with fretwire saddle. Machine screw nut. Aluminium rivet string ferrules. Screws for neck fixing and string guide. Chrome minihumbucker electric pickup,  volume and tone pots, "orange drop" tone capacitor, hook-up and earth wires. Chickenhead control knobs. 1/4" Neutrik jack socket. Set of 3 custom gauge balanced tension Zilpha nickelwound strings. Illustrated instructions.

The kit is based on our "make and play" workshop guitars, but with some added refinements - hardwood neck-stick with thru' neck heel lamination, slotted  fingerboard and a nice quality blank box. The fretboard is pre-slotted, so your first venture into making a fretted guitar is made easy - all the hard work of measuring and slotting the fretboard is done for you (we slot our fretboards on a custom table saw rig using a CNC cut fret template for superb accuracy). With over 1500 "make and play" workshop guitars made, you are sure of a kit that will go together and play properly. Also, the components and material are EXACTLY the same as we use in our entry level 3 string guitars - no compromises, no short cuts.

 


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