My aim is to provide you with as much detail and information as you would get face to face at one of the craft shows that I attendI encourage you to listen to any accompanying video / audio.If you have any further questions or would like to see a particular guitar in more detail, I can record a quick video, answer questions, give more sound samples etc. I then will post the video to YouTube (private view) and send the link to you. 

 Currently only sold in Canada. $50 S&H fee applies to orders from Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan and Manitoba: All other provinces, please email me first and I will give you a quote.

If you have any questions, please email me and I will respond as soon as possible.

So I went ahead and made me a guitar. I got me a cigar box, I cut me a round hole in the middle of it, take me a little piece of plank, nailed it onto that cigar box, and I got me some screen wire and I made me a bridge back there and raised it up high enough that it would sound inside that little box, and got me a tune out of it. I kept my tune and I played from then on.

Lightning Hopkins  (1911-1982)

Junkbox Guitars are traditional-style fully functional cigar box guitars which you are going to love! If you have a yearning to play a screaming, wailing slide guitar, play a classic ZZTop ‘La Grange’ lick or a slow melancholy blues sittin’ on your porch with your dog and a beer, this is what you need! All guitars are electric, and I make 3 string, fretted and fretless, 4 and 6 string fretted cbg’s, and more. Guitar bodies are cigar boxes… or anything else that appeals to me! I have made great sounding guitars from metal cookie tins, army canteens, steel toolboxes, cutlery and jewelry boxes and home-made boxes, following a tradition of ‘making do’ with what can be found. Necks are generally oak, sometimes maple or poplar: likewise….. Read more HERE..

So I went ahead and made me a guitar. I got me a cigar box, I cut me a round hole in the middle of it, take me a little piece of plank, nailed it onto that cigar box, and I got me some screen wire and I made me a bridge back there and raised it up high enough that it would sound inside that little box, and got me a tune out of it. I kept my tune and I played from then on.

Lightning Hopkins  (1911-1982)

 Junkbox Guitars are traditional-style fully functional cigar box guitars which you are going to love! If you have a yearning to play a screaming, wailing slide guitar, play a classic ZZTop ‘La Grange’ lick or a slow melancholy blues sittin’ on your porch with your dog and a beer, this is what you need! All guitars are electric, and I make 3 string, fretted and fretless, 4 and 6 string fretted cbg’s, and more. Guitar bodies are cigar boxes… or anything else that appeals to me! Read more HERE..

Check out my videos in the Gallery. There I’ll be showing my guitars in action, sometimes explaining something, sometimes just me rambling! With time I hope to add some basic lessons to get you going. If you have any questions, please just fire me off an email and I will try to answer you asap. Cheers! Dave. 

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Check out my videos in the Gallery. There I’ll be showing my guitars in action, sometimes explaining something, sometimes just me rambling! With time I hope to add some basic lessons to get you going. If you have any questions, please just fire me off an email and I will try to answer you asap. Cheers! Dave. 

Hi my names Doug C.  I’m from Medicine Hat, Alberta. My girlfriend Michaela bought me a Junk box guitar for Christmas last year. I love this guitar. It looks and sounds great. Very happy with the quality. Would recommend to anyone. Thanks.

Doug C. from Medicine Hat, Alberta