MAD SCI DIFFERENCE
The Cigar Box Guitar Store is the exclusive brick-and-mortar location of cigar box guitars and other musical creations from Mad Sci Innovations, the brand created by juried artist and luthier Jeff Mello. Mello, who owns the store with his wife Tara, showcases his works of playable art, which include three- and four-string guitars made out of cigar boxes and other recycled materials, such as lunchboxes, tins and even baseball bats. Unlike many cigar box guitars, his creations are designed to be highly-playable, with low action, highly-polished necks and evenly balanced. Read reviews of his creations here.
Jeff also takes custom orders. Call 256-886-8554 or e-mail to set an appointment to discuss your custom build or order a gift certificate to purchase a custom build for that special someone.