3 String Revolution

Create the original sound of the blues with a Black Diamond Cigar Box Guitar

Black Diamond Cigar Box Guitars are uniquely handcrafted by John Stax (former bass player of legendary blues band The Pretty Things).
Located in Menzies Creek amongst the leafy green hills of the Dandenong Ranges in Victoria’s outer east, John has a lifetime of experience as a master craftsman fashioning Cigar Box Guitars like none you have ever seen or heard before.

The sounds which resonate from these magnificent musical instruments are electric with loads of grunt. Made in the style of the original 3 string cigar box guitars from the mid 1800’s. All the 3 and 4 string guitars can be made as slide guitars or have frets. Choose from the latest Black Diamond Cigar Box Guitar range of models or John can can custom tailor one to your own design.

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