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Here is [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LOVTrSkD75M video] of Eric Richardville rocking out on SWiT's (Matt Switlik) first Cigar Box Guitar [http://picasaweb.google.com/switlikm/CigarBoxGuitar?feat=directlink (images)].  This instrument is complete and will need a microphone to play over louder background noise.
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I'm building a Cigar Box Guitar, a Wine Crate Bass, and a Beer Growler Organ.
  
The wine crate bass will be a larger version of a cigar box guitarI'm in the process of acquiring a box which holds 2 to 4 bottles of wine.
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Here is [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LOVTrSkD75M video] of Eric Richardville rocking out on my first Cigar Box Guitar [http://picasaweb.google.com/switlikm/CigarBoxGuitar?feat=directlink (images)]This instrument is complete and will need a microphone to play over louder background noise.
  
The Beer Growler Organ [http://picasaweb.google.com/switlikm/BeerGrowlerOrgan?feat=directlink (images)] has thirteen 64 ounce beer growlers and will be powered by home made bellowsThe sound is produced by the air blowing out of tubing over the mouths of the growlersThe jugs have been tuned and I am currently testing the bellow design.
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The wine crate bass will be a larger version of a cigar box guitarI've got the box.  I'll need a few tuning pegs then I'll start building it.
  
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The Beer Growler Organ [http://picasaweb.google.com/switlikm/BeerGrowlerOrgan?feat=directlink (images)] has thirteen 64 ounce beer growlers and will be powered by home made bellows.  The sound is produced by the air blowing out of tubing over the mouths of the growlers.  The jugs have been tuned and I am currently assembling the final bellow prototype.
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Here is a [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XA6p12Xj6M8 video] showing how to fold one of the bellows
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-SWiT (Matt Switlik)
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Latest revision as of 13:37, 24 June 2012

I'm building a Cigar Box Guitar, a Wine Crate Bass, and a Beer Growler Organ.

Here is video of Eric Richardville rocking out on my first Cigar Box Guitar (images). This instrument is complete and will need a microphone to play over louder background noise.

The wine crate bass will be a larger version of a cigar box guitar. I've got the box. I'll need a few tuning pegs then I'll start building it.

The Beer Growler Organ (images) has thirteen 64 ounce beer growlers and will be powered by home made bellows. The sound is produced by the air blowing out of tubing over the mouths of the growlers. The jugs have been tuned and I am currently assembling the final bellow prototype.

Here is a video showing how to fold one of the bellows

-SWiT (Matt Switlik)