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How to build a Cigar Box Guitar

Dar Stellabotta, How to silkscreen a patch

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13 Videos (59m)
    • Intro

      2:05
    • Neck Measurements

      8:25
    • Neck Measurements Pt. 2

      4:57
    • Neck Cuts

      6:54
    • Head stock measurements

      6:27
    • String Holes

      2:38
    • Body Cuts

      6:42
    • Install Pick Up

      3:04
    • Frets

      7:56
    • Wall Hanger

      0:18
    • Strings

      6:48
    • Strap Button

      1:11
    • Outro

      1:38

About This Class

In this video I will show you my version on how to build a cigar box guitar with a pick up.

Materials and tools:

32 inch 1x2 red oak
tuning pegs 2 right/1 left
3 string set GDG
1 Piezo disc pick up
a guitar strap button w/ screw
sand paper or sanding block
phillips head screw driver
rubber mallet (optional)
pliers
wire cutters
pencil, eraser and sharpie
tape measure and ruler
one eye bolt
one 2inch hex bolt
3 pan head screws
T square
17/32 socket (optional)
2 wood clamps
saw
hammer
flat head screw driver
drill
drill bits 1/4, 5/8, 3/8, 5/16, 1/8, 5/64 (you might want to get a set)
hot glue gun w/glue sticks

You can get most of the materials from this website https://www.cbgitty.com

My music is at http://www.darstellabotta.com

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Dar Stellabotta

How to silkscreen a patch


My name is Dar Stellabotta. I am a screen printing artist, musician and film maker from Southern Maryland USA. I screen print at my shop Mystical Merchant Hut. I have a AA degree in Secondary Education and I am working towards a Media AA along with a graphic design certificate.

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