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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.
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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 wine crate bass will be a larger version of a cigar box guitar.  I'm in the process of acquiring a box which holds 2 to 4 bottles of wine.
 
The wine crate bass will be a larger version of a cigar box guitar.  I'm in the process of acquiring a box which holds 2 to 4 bottles of wine.
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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 testing the bellow design.
 
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 testing the bellow design.
  
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-SWiT (Matt Switlik)
 
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Revision as of 11:59, 11 June 2010

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'm in the process of acquiring a box which holds 2 to 4 bottles of wine.

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 testing the bellow design.

-SWiT (Matt Switlik)