A Guitar I built for a friend

in #music4 years ago

Building a guitar is not as daunting as it sounds. In fact, it can be a lot of fun. Especially if you make it a little easier on yourself and make them out of cigar boxes. After building several for myself, I started building them for my friends.

Here is one I built for a friend who is a big fan of Betty Boop. The reason she is wearing boxing gloves is because my friend also works in the boxing world and so I thought it would be a nice touch.

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It is only two strings because, well, she does not play guitar and most likely never will play this one.

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I used a woodburner to make the letters on the neck, the heart, and the picture of Betty Boop on the headstock.

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Needless to say, she loved it. It was a great pleasure to make something for someone else with no ulterior motives.

Have you made cigar box guitars?

What do you think of this one?

Be well!

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Very nice and very creative!

The maestro is back at it again! Awesome work Steve! You are quite the craftsman when it comes to fashioning a musical instrument that just so happens to be a piece of art. These sweet babies might even make a nice rewards on https://openbazaar.org/ . Maybe even @steemgigs https://discord.gg/xHHhTn4 , i've seen some activity with Steemgigs. And maybe also: @steemshop. Eitherway, you got game!

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