Skip to main content Skip to footer
Additional savings and more when you call 800-449-9128 or chat now for a limited time.    Get details
Never miss a deal - call  (877) 509-9963 Hablamos Español

C.B. Gitty Cigar Box Diddley Bow One-String Guitar Kit Natural

SKU 
J33560 000001000
Want to customize your own bundle?
Call A Gear Advisor:  800-449-9128
Product Price $24.99
  • Free Shipping (48 Contiguous U.S. States)

The C. B. Gitty "Diddley Bow" Kit will surprise you with what you can do with just ONE string. This is how the Blues began…and many cultures around t...Click To Read More About This Product

In Stock & Ready to Ship
Most orders placed before noon ET ship same day (except weekends and holidays)
Order within Details
Gold Coverage: (What’s This?)
    Warranty Options
  Add to Cart
Add to Wish List
Set Alerts
Earn Points

Earn up to 200 reward points.

OVERVIEW

You'll be surprised with what you can do with just ONE string.

The C. B. Gitty "Diddley Bow" Kit will surprise you with what you can do with just ONE string. This is how the Blues began…and many cultures around the world have uni-string instruments. All you need in the kit is here, and basic tools like drill, saw, screwdriver, file etc are all you need. Want to find out how BB King and (yes) Bo Diddley got their start? It's right here.

A diddley bow is a one-string instrument whose lineage goes back thousands of years. The first prototype diddley bow (in the style also known as a Musical Bow) was painted on cave walls in France upwards of 15,000 years ago.

Traditionally, diddley bows were made using a plank with two nails/posts with a tightened string stretched between them. When that string is plucked or struck with a stick, and a smooth hard object is used as a slide and moved up and down on the string, different pitches result and melodies can be played. You can see a picture of the style of diddley bow built from this kit above.


Makes a great project to do with kids too. Order today.

This oversized item has special shipping requirements

Restrictions

Reviews
Questions & Answers View All
Loading....
Questions & Answers
You are changing the Ship-To country.

Our product catalog varies by country due to manufacturer restrictions. If you change the Ship-To country, some or all of the items in your cart may not ship to the new destination.