Noble Cigar Box Guitar Project

The 2024 Noble Cigar Box Guitar Project Workshop 

August 5-8, 2024

See photos of past workshops in the Gallery

Interested in 

Building your own Guitar?


We are offering a free summer Cigar Box Guitars workshop for middle school-age students in the Noble Neighborhood. 


The workshop will consist of four sessions each running 1½ hour in which you will:

•Learn how a guitar makes music

•Build your own 3-string Cigar Box Guitar from a kit

•Learn the basics of playing the guitar

•Learn about the Cigar Box Guitar’s origins

At the end of the workshop you will take home your guitar.


Here are some musicians who have played Cigar Box Guitars 

George Benson

Lightnin Hopkins

Samantha Fish

Albert Collins

Jimi Hendrix

Belinda Gent

Billy Gibbons of ZZ-Top

Blind Willie Johnson

Lucy Tight of Hymn for Her

Buddy Guy

Paul McCartney


Dates: TBD


If you want to participate or for more information email:



Space is limited