“Ian McDonald’s handmade instruments are a brilliant hybrid of traditional design and modern approach. I trust his instruments in the studio and on stage to deliver a great performance each time I pick one up.”

Justin Johnson – “the Wizard” of Cigar Box Guitars

 

 

Cigar Box Guitars

Welcome to Just Play The Blues

I have been in the joinery business for over 30 years and I also own a successful kitchen business with my brother. I made cigar box guitars more as a hobby but in recent times I have had more and more enquiries to make one of a kind models. With my vast experience in the joinery field and a fully loaded workshop I can complete most builds within a four/ six week period.

Payments are via PayPal and are billed in advance as follows: 50% deposit to proceed with order then balance paid before dispatch. All guitars are unique and prices vary from one product to another; we do keep a limited stock of acoustic versions.

All cigar box guitars and amps are shipped out first class recorded and are well packaged.

All guitars are autographed by myself and carry a certificate of authenticity.

If you have any questions or would like to talk to me regarding a bespoke cigar box guitar then please feel free to contact me on 07900 882991, or alternatively you can email me using the enquiry form on the Contact Us page of this website.

I look forward to hearing from you.

 

Example Sounds
Example Sounds
Ian McDonald Music
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Justin Johnson Videos
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Motörhead Tribute
Motörhead Tribute

2 weeks ago

Just Play the Blues

My new range of Telecaster guitars are on sale pre orders only with a choice of either English Oak body or Wenge .
Mahogany fretboard , maple neck , walnut fret markers . Chrome or black tuners .electric pick ups are vintage hand wound . These pick ups are very responsive with a bright tone and when needed the tone changes dramatically when pushed through a valve amp giving you a creamy nasally tone in the neck position with a snarling beast in the bridge . Selector options are either 3 or 4 . Available in black or chrome . Scratch plates are either black , cream or mint . Two way truss rod as standard .
On sale to order now prices from £899 plus shipping .
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4 weeks ago

Just Play the Blues

Just boxing these beauties up keep watching these are on there way this afternoon 😃🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧 🎶🎶🎶🎶 ... See MoreSee Less

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