Book Review: "Making Poor Man's Guitars"

In Making Poor Man’s Guitars, Shane Speal, the “King of the Cigar Box Guitar,” brings the making of music and musical instruments back to its roots and shows you how to build amazing musical instruments––cigar box guitars, frying pan banjo and other DIY instruments–– from found items. This book presents the authentic stories of American DIY music with step-by- step projects, photo studies of antique in- struments, interviews with music legends, and historical ac- counts.

By Shane Speal

(paperback) $19.99