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The oldest known plans for a cigar box instrument, the Uncle Enos Banjo plans were written by Boy Scouts founder Daniel Carter Beard for a childrens magazine.Many players prefer the offset G keys because it feels more natural to them. The Oscar Schmidt Company was founded in 1871 and incorporated in 1911.From the simple 3-string cigar box guitar instructional that started the Cigar Box Guitar Revolution to historical plans dating back to the 1800's...we've collected them all. Well-illustrated in an easy to understand method to build your first cigar box guitar with minimal effort. Build a timeless sounding Appalachian dulcimer with this guide. Eight-page set of plans walks you through building a simple but fully playable 3-string cigar box guitar from scratch.