‘Muddy Waters’ box guitar

‘Muddy Waters’ box guitar

SOLD
3 String Slide Cigar Box Guitar
Bulldog Burning artwork and box
Mortal Coil hand-wound pickup
Antique Key Bridge
Cudgerie neck with Forest red gum fretboard
Strap pins
Volume & Tone controls
Pick up switch
24 3/4 inch scale
Price: $485 (includes p&h within Australia except WA – outside of Perth: +$30)
Contact Nigel for international postage costs
A slide can be purchased for $20 (see below)
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Price: $0.00

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Midnight Rambler

‘Midnight Rambler’

SOLD but can build similar (build time approx. 1-2 wks) – Contact Nigel
3 string slide cigar box guitar
Arturo Fuente cigar box (Dominican Republic)
Humbucker pickup
Volume and tone controls
Antique key bridge
Strap pins
Tasmanian Blackwood Neck with Forest Red Gum fretboard
Scale: 24 3/4 inch
ON SALE FOR $450 (incl. p&h within Australia except WA [outside of Perth]: +$30)
Contact Nigel for international postage costs
A slide can be purchased for $15 (see below)
Mid N1 Mid N2 Mid N3
Mid5

Price: $0.00

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‘Smokin’ Gun’

‘Smokin’ Gun’

SOLD but can build similar (build time approx. 1-2 wks) – Contact Nigel
3 String Slide Cigar Box Guitar
Arturo Fuente cigar box (Dominican Republic)
Twin Humbucker Pickups
Antique Key Bridge
Tasmanian Blackwood neck with Forest red gum fretboard
Strap pins
Volume & Tone controls
Pick up switch
24 3/4 inch scale
Price: $525 (includes p&h within Australia except WA – outside of Perth: +$30)
Contact Nigel for international postage costs
A slide can be purchased for $20 (see below)
 sg1
sg2 sg3 sg4

Price: $525.00

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Roadhouse Blues (left hander)

‘Roadhouse Blues’ (left hander)

3 string slide cigar box guitar
Romeo y Juliet Cuban cigar box
Humbucker pickup
Strap pins
Volume and tone controls
Antique key bridge
Tasmanian Blackwood neck with Ooline fretboard
Scale: 24 3/4 inch
$450 (incl. p&h within Australia except WA – outside of Perth: +$30)
 Contact Nigel for international postage costs.
A slide can be purchased for $20 (see below)
Road1L
Road2L
Road3L
Road4L

Price: $450.00

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Roadhouse Blues

‘Roadhouse Blues

3 string slide cigar box guitar
Romeo y Juliet Cuban cigar box
Humbucker pickup
Strap pins
Volume and tone controls
Antique key bridge
Tasmanian Blackwood neck with Ooline fretboard
Scale: 24 3/4 inch
$450 (incl. p&h within Australia except WA – outside of Perth: +$30)
 Contact Nigel for international postage costs.
A slide can be purchased for $20 (see below)
Road1R
Road2R
Road4R
Road3R

Price: $450.00

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‘Smokestack Lightnin”

‘Smokestack Lightnin”

SOLD but can build similar (build time approx. 1-2 wks) – Contact Nigel
Top of the range
3 string slide cigar box guitar
Arturo Fuente Cuban cigar box
2 x Mortal Coil hand wound pickups
Volume and tone knobs
Antique key for bridge
New Guinea walnut/ Ironbark neck
Scale: 24 3/4 inch
Price:  $525 (incl. p&h within Australia except regional WA – $30)
Contact Contact Nigel for international postage prices.

Slide is available for $20 (see slides)

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smoke2

smoke3 smoke4 smoke5 smoke6

Price: $0.00

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‘Jimmy Jazz’

‘Jimmy Jazz’

SOLD but can build similar (build time approx. 1-2 wks) – Contact Nigel

3 String Slide Cigar Box Guitar
Cuban Romeo and Juliet cigar Box
Humbucker Pickup
Antique Key Bridge
Sink strainer resonator
Rosewood Neck
Volume & Tone controls
24 3/4 inch scale
Price: $450 (includes p&h within Australia except WA [outside of Perth]: +$30)
A slide can be purchased for $20 (see below)
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jim3
jim4

Price: $0.00

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‘Robert Johnson’ box guitar

Robert Johnson Box Guitar

SOLD Can build similar
3 string slide cigar box guitar
Robert Johnson Box, Burning by Bulldog Burnings (UK)
Mortal Coil Hand wound 3 pole pickup pickup
Volume and tone controls
Antique key bridge
Cudgerie/ Tasmanian Oak Neck
Scale: 24 3/4 inch
$495 (incl. p&h within Australia except WA [outside of Perth]: +$30)
A slide can be purchased for $20 (see below)
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Price: $0.00

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Back in Black

Back in Black

SOLD but can build similar (build time approx. 1-2 wks) – Contact Nigel
3 String Slide Cigar Box Guitar
Rocky Patel Cigar box (Honduras)
Humbucker Pickup
Antique Key Bridge
Wenge (African rosewood) Neck
Sink strainer resonator
Volume & Tone controls
24 3/4 inch scale
Price: $485 (includes p&h within Australia except WA [outside of Perth]: +$30)
A slide can be purchased for $20 (see below)
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back1
back2

Price: $0.00

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Gift Voucher

Not sure which cigar box guitar to buy for someone?

A gift certificate will solve your problem.

Guaranteed to make them happy.

 

The lucky recipient can contact Nigel and select the guitar of their dreams or have one made specifically for them.

  • Free delivery!
  • Handmade, unique gift!
  • A personal surprise that they will treasure!
  • Easy to learn and fun to play!

After purchase you will be directed to a page where you can fill in details and leave a message to be delivered with the guitar.
McTrustry cigar box guitars in Sydney

 

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A creative and unique gift that will be heard throughout the years! An original, hand crafted cigar box guitar built by Nigel McTrustry – there’s nothing on earth quite like it!

Price: $450.00

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Mr Mojo Risin’

‘Mr Mojo Risin”

SOLD but can build similar (build time approx. 1-2 wks) – Contact Nigel
3 string slide cigar box guitar
Arturo Fuente cigar box (Dominican Republic)
Humbucker pickup
Volume and tone controls
Sink strainer resonator
Antique key bridge
Wenge / Tasmanian Oak Neck
Scale: 24 3/4 inch
$495 (incl. p&h within Australia except WA [outside of Perth]: +$30)
A slide can be purchased for $20 (see below)
Mr Mojo 3
Mr Mojo 4
Mr Mojo 1
 Mr mojo 2

Price: $0.00

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Bolivar Lefty

‘Bolivar Lefty’

SOLD but can build similar (build time approx. 1-2 wks) – Contact Nigel
3 string slide cigar box guitar (left hander)
Bolivar Cuban cigar box
Humbucker pickup
Volume and tone controls
Antique key bridge
Tasmanian Oak Neck
Scale: 24 3/4 inch
$475  (incl. p&h within Australia except for WA outside of Perth: extra $30)
A slide can be purchased for $20 (see below)
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Price: $0.00

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Crossroads

‘Crossroads’

SOLD but can build similar (build time approx. 1-2 wks) – Contact Nigel
3 string slide cigar box guitar
Fonseca Cuban cigar box
Humbucker pickup
Volume and tone controls
Sink Strainer Resonator
Antique key bridge
Redwood Neck
Scale: 24 3/4 inch
$460 (incl. p&h within Australia except WA: +$30)
A slide can be purchased for $20 (see below)
Cross2
Cross3
Cross1
Cross4

Price: $0.00

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‘Crawlin’ King Snake’

‘Crawlin’ King Snake’

SOLD but can build similar (build time approx. 1-2 wks) – Contact Nigel

3 string slide cigar box guitar
Bolivar Cuban cigar box
Humbucker pickup
Volume and tone controls
Antique key bridge
Tasmanian Oak Neck
Scale: 24 3/4 inch
$435 (incl. p&h within Australia)
A slide can be purchased for $20 (see below)
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crawling4
crawlin2
crawl2
crawl1

Price: $0.00

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‘Twin Tone SKA’

‘Twin Tone SKA’

SOLD but can build similar (build time approx. 1-2 wks) – Contact Nigel
3 string slide cigar box guitar
Cohiba Behike Cuban cigar box
Gold foil single coil pickup
Sink resonator
Volume and tone controls
Antique key bridge
Wenge (African Rosewood) and Tassie Oak Neck
Scale: 24 3/4 inch
$595 (incl. p&h within Australia)
A slide can be purchased for $20 (see below)
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twin6
twin5
twin3
twin1
twin4

Price: $0.00

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‘The Whopper’ Bass

‘The Whopper’

SOLD (can build similar – contact us).
2 string slide cigar box BASS guitar
Las Cabrillas cigar box (Honduras)
Humbucker pickup
Volume and tone controls
Antique key bridge
Tasmanian Oak and Silky Oak Neck
Scale: 30 1/4 inch
$575 (incl. p&h within Australia)
A slide can be purchased for $20 (see below)
whop3
whop1
whop2

Price: $0.00

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‘Lefty Arturo’

‘Lefty Arturo’

SOLD but can build similar (build time approx. 1-2 wks) – Contact Nigel
3 string slide cigar box guitar – left hander
Arturo Fuente cigar box (Dominican Republic)
Humbucker pickup
Volume and tone controls
Antique key bridge
Tasmanian Oak and Wenge (African Rosewood) Neck
Scale: 24 3/4 inch
$495  (incl. p&h within Australia)
A slide can be purchased for $20 (see below)
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 left2
left3

Price: $0.00

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‘When the Levee Breaks’

‘When the Levee Breaks’

SOLD but can build similar (build time approx. 1-2 wks) – Contact Nigel
3 string slide cigar box guitar
Partagas Cuban cigar box
Humbucker pickup
Sink resonator
Volume and tone controls
Antique key bridge
Merbau Neck
Scale: 24 3/4 inch
$475 (incl. p&h within Australia except WA [outside of Perth]: +$30)
A slide can be purchased for $20 (see below)
when1
when3
when4
when2

Price: $0.00

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‘Lefty’

‘Lefty’

SOLD but can build similar (build time approx. 1-2 wks) – Contact Nigel
3 string slide cigar box guitar (left hander)
Hupmann Cuban cigar box
Humbucker pickup
Volume and tone controls
Antique key bridge
Merbau and Tasmanian Oak Neck
Scale: 24 3/4 inch
$445.00 (incl. p&h within Australia except WA: +$30)
A slide can be purchased for $15 (see below)
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lefty1
lefty3
lefty4
lefty5
lefty6

Price: $0.00

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‘Yellow Dawg’

‘Yellow Dawg’

SOLD but can build similar – Contact Nigel
3 string slide cigar box guitar
Monte Cristo Cuban cigar box
Humbucker pickup
Sink strainer resonator
Volume and tone controls
Antique key bridge
Wenge/Red wood/ and Tasmanian Oak Neck
Scale: 24 1/4 inch
$495.00 (incl. p&h within Australia except WA: +$30)
A slide can be purchased for $20 (see below)
 yellow2
yellow1
yellow4
yellow3

Price: $0.00

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‘One More Cup of Coffee’

‘One More Cup of Coffee’

SOLD but can build similar (build time approx. 1-2 wks) – Contact Nigel

3 string slide cigar box guitar
Cuesta-Rey cigar box (Dominican Republic)
Single coil Pickup
Volume and tone controls
Antique key bridge
Tasmanian Oak/Tasmanian Blackwood Neck
Scale: 24 3/4 inch
$445 (incl. p&h within Australia except WA: +$30)
A slide can be purchased for $20 (see below)

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one3

one5

 

 

Price: $0.00

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‘Black Cat Bone’

‘Black Cat Bone’

SOLD but can build similar (build time approx. 1-2 wks) – Contact Nigel
3 string slide cigar box guitar
Rocky Patel cigar box
Humbucker pickup
Sink strainer resonator
Volume and tone controls
Antique key bridge
Wenge (African Rosewood) and Tassie Oak Neck
Scale: 24 3/4 inch
$495 (incl. p&h within Australia except WA: +$30)
A slide can be purchased for $20 (see below)
back1
back3
back4
back2
back5

Price: $0.00

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‘Preachin’ the Blues’

‘Preachin’ the Blues’

SOLD but can build similar (build time approx. 1-2 wks) – Contact Nigel
3 string slide cigar box guitar
Partagas Cuban cigar box
Humbucker pickup (stripped back, raw sound)
Volume and tone controls
Antique key bridge
Merbau Neck
Scale: 24 3/4 inch
$450.00 (incl. p&h within Australia except WA: +$30)
A slide can be purchased for $20 (see below)
preach1
preach2
preach4
 preach3

Price: $0.00

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‘You Gotta Move’

‘You Gotta Move’

SOLD but can build similar (build time approx. 1-2 wks) – Contact Nigel
3 string slide cigar box guitar
Ramon Allones Cuban cigar box
Humbucker pickup
Sink strainer resonator
Volume and tone controls
Antique key bridge
Tasmanian Oak Neck
Scale: 24 1/2 inch
$450 (incl. p&h within Australia except WA [outside of Perth]: +$30)
A slide can be purchased for $20 (see below)
you1
you2
you3

Price: $0.00

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‘Sandman’ 2 string bass

‘Sandman’

SOLD but can build similar – Contact Nigel
2 string slide cigar box bass
Partagas Cuban cigar box
Vintage 70s Tiesco  pickup
Volume and tone controls
Antique key bridge
Wenge (African Rosewood) and Tasmanian Oak Neck
Scale: 30 1/4 inch
$575 (incl. p&h within Australia)
A slide can be purchased for $20 (see below)
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bass2
bass3
bass4
bass5
bass6

 

Price: $0.00

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‘Sunshine of Your Love’

Sunshine of Your Love

SOLD but can build similar (build time approx. 1 – 2 wks) – Contact Nigel

3 string slide cigar box guitar

Robaina Cuban cigar box

Humbucker pickup

Tone and volume controls

Antique key bridge

Tasmanian Oak Neck

Scale: 24 3/4 inch

Price: $445 (including p&h within Australia except WA: +$30)

A slide can be purchased for $20 (see slides).

sunshine1

sunshine2        sunshine3

Price: $0.00

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‘Smokestack Blues’

‘Smokestack Blues’

SOLD but can build similar (build time approx. 1-2 wks) – Contact Nigel
3 string slide cigar box guitar
Arturo Fuente Cuban cigar box
Bill Lawrence dual rail Humbucker pickup
Sink strainer resonator
Volume and tone knobs
Antique key for bridge
Wenge (African Rosewood) neck
Scale: 24 3/4 inch
Price:  $595 (incl. p&h within Australia except WA – $30)
Contact Contact Nigel for international postage prices.

Slide is available for $20 (see slides)

smoke1

smoke2

smoke3

Price: $0.00

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Price: $30.00

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‘Mini Hobo Traveller’

‘Mini Hobo Traveller’
The perfect sized 3 string slide cigar box guitar for travelling! Will fit into a backpack.

Bolivar Cuban cigar box
Humbucker pickup

Volume and control knobs
Antique key bridge
Merbau and Tasmanian Black neck
Scale: 20 3/4 inch

$425 (incl p&h within Australia)

A slide can also be purchased for $20 (see slides).

CBG1 CBG2

Price: $425.00

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‘Four Stix’

‘Four Stix’

SOLD but can build similar (build time approx. 1-2 wks) – Contact Nigel

4 string slide cigar box guitar
Romeo y Juliet Cuban cigar box
Single coil 4 pole pickup

Volume and control knobs
Antique key bridge
Tasmanian Oak and Tasmanian Black neck
Scale: 24 3/4 inch
Price: $450 (incl  p&h within Australia except WA)

A slide can also be purchased for $20 (see slides).

CBG1CBG2

Price: $0.00

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‘Honey Waite’ Bass CBG

‘Honey Waite’

SOLD but can build similar (build time approx. 1 wk) – Contact Nigel

2 string slide cigar box guitar bass

Partagas Cuban cigar box

Mini humbucker pickup

Antique key bridge

Wenge (African rosewood) and Tassie Oak neck

Scale: 30 1/4 inch

Price: $550 (incl. p&h)

A slide can be purchased for $20 (see below)

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Price: $0.00

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‘Spoonful’

‘Spoonful’

SOLD but can build similar (build time approx. 1-2 wks) – Contact Nigel

3 string slide cigar box guitar

Arturo Fuente cigar box (Dominican Republic)

Bill Lawrence Dual Rail Humbucker pickup

Antique key bridge

Tasmanian Blackwood neck

Scale: 24 3/4 inch

$575 (incl. p&h within Australia except WA)

A slide can be purchased for $20 (see below)

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Price: $0.00

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‘Little Red Rooster’

‘Little Red Rooster’

SOLD (but if you have a record you’d like put on your CBG, Contact Nigel now.

3 string slide cigar box guitar

Las Cabrillas cigar box from Honduras

Humbucker pickup

Little Red Rooster original Rolling Stones 45″ vinyl

Volume and control knobs

Antique key bridge

Tasmanian Blackwood Neck

Scale: 24 3/4 inch

Price: $525 (incl p&h within Australia except WA: +$30)

A slide can be purchased for $20 (see slides).

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Price: $0.00

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Mini cigar box guitars

Mini cigar box guitars

These cbgs have a short scale and are great for TRAVEL and a good starting place for KIDS.

They may be smaller than the normal cigar box guitar but they still pack the same punch.

This is an example.

Cost range depending on wood and boxes: $425 to $450 (incl. postage and handling).

Please Contact Nigel for information or to specify what you need.

Price: $0.00

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Slide

218 Dunlop slide

This is the perfect slide for a three string cigar box guitar

$20

 

Price: $20.00

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