From the Back Cover
Go behind the music for a glimpse of the faces, places, and workshops of the cigar box revolution. Learn how to make, play, and enjoy the incredible cigar box guitar, and discover the influential personalities who are changing the musical landscape with their playable art. Professional photographer and woodworking enthusiast David Sutton introduces you to the culture of this self-expressive movement, with in-depth profiles and photographic portraits of fascinating builders and performers. Inside Cigar Box Guitars, you'll find step-by-step instructions for making three different guitars, as well as several photographic galleries of historic and contemporary instruments to inspire you to create your own instrument that will be admired by everyone who sees and hears it.
About the Author
David Sutton is a highly successful photographer who says that he enjoys woodworking almost as passionately. His portraits of people and their pets have been featured extensively in national media including the Today Show and Animal Planet, as well as in the Chicago Tribune, Denver Post, Ft. Worth Star-Telegram, Chicago Sun-Times and Crain's Chicago Business. He has also exhibited his work in numerous venues including Hermés of Paris and Takishimaya New York.