*How Do I purchase a cigar box guiar from Snowden Guitars?
As each cigar box guitar I build is one of a kind, e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org and let me know which cigar box guitar you are interested in. I have each cigar box guitar named on the web page, so let me know the one you are interested in.
* How long does it take to build a cigar box guitar?
It takes about 3 or 4 weeks or so to build a cigar box guitar. I take my time and pay attention to every detail. I want each cigar box guitar to play and sound great.
* Where do you ship?
Just about anywhere in the world. Let me know your complete address for a quote on the cost of shipping.
* How do you tune a 3 string cigar box guitar?
I tune my 3 strings to open G. ( G D G )
You can tune anyway you like... the great thing about these guitars is there are no rules, so you can tune any way you like!
* How do you tune a 4 string cigar box guitar?
I tune my 4 strings like a 4 string banjo open G. ( G D B G ) but there are lots of tunings out there... it's fun to experiment and try different tunings.
* Do you take orders for custom built guitars?
At this time I do not offer custom work. I only sell the cigar box guitars listed on the web page.
* How long have you been making cigar box guitars?
* Where do you get your cigar boxes?
Most cigar stores sell their discarded cigar boxes. I am always on the look out for cool cigar boxes!
* Do you have a store front?
I sell on line and at art festivals. Check my web page for dates that I will be appearing. I try to have a large selection of guitars to choose from for each show. Call or e-mail to set up an appointment to purchase a guitar from my work shop in person.
* How did you come up with building cigar box guitars?
People have been building cigar box guitars since the early 1860s. So they have been around for a long time. I discovered them on the internet and have been hooked ever since!
* How can I hear one of your cigar box guitars?
I do a have CDs avaiable! Recorded with my hand made cigar box guitars.