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What instruments do you make?
Cigar Box Guitars
Cigar Box Ukuleles
Other instruments by Augusta
How do I get one?
What is the history of cigar box guitars
Augusta Musical Instruments
custom made by hand in Ypsilanti, Michigan, USA.
Other instruments that Augusta can custom-build:
fretless cigar box guitar
(for playing slide)
cigar box guitar
(with frets; can also be used with a slide)
cigar box bass
(to play your CBG with)
cigar box ukulele
cigar box kalimba
suitcase bass drum
cigar box amplifiers
cigar box lap steel slide guitar
cigar box diddley bow
Upgrades and custom modifications that can be added to any of these cigar box guitars:
steam punk effects, decorations, and other fancy hardware
extra strings (instead of only three or four)
higher quality strings
higher quality tuning machines
higher quality and/or magnetic electronic pickups
on-board electronics such as volume, tone, etc.
tilt back head-stock
different and/or exotic woods for materials
custom finish and/or paint job
any other possibilities you can think of...
Other services offered:
relic and/or distressing of instruments - to make them look naturally worn and ages
minor guitar repair and modification
Be sure to inquire about Augusta's higher-end models that feature 4-strings, fretboards, and fancy hardware!
Augusta Musical Instruments : hand-crafted in Ypsilanti, Michigan
If you are interested in checking one out in-person,
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Main creator and builder of Augusta Cigar Box Guitars, Kyle Kipp, pictured here demonstrating one of his guitars at a local crafter's fair.
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