Swannjie 周旋捷 designed and made a New 6 string guitar (Cigar Box Guitar); and a three string sanxian.
With expertise consultant: Music Instrument Maker Master Shan Zhi Yuan 單志淵 of Tsinchu, Taiwan.
Detail of Head:
Inside the Library of National Tainan University of the Arts, Taiwan
Photos of the Cigar Box Guitar in play:
Shuen-git Chow/ Swannjie's Musical Instrument making history:
2003-2006 Half Hundun Guqin 半混沌
2006 Large Handscroll Guqin 大手卷
2013 xyzQin #1 ( 花魁 1) Shan wood (silk string by...)
2014 xyzQin #2 ( 花魁 2) Wu Tong wood
(metal string - by Shanghai Conservatory of Music)
3d printing of xyzQin #3 ( 花魁 3) (ongoing)
2014 3 string acoustic sanxian with amplifier - Cigar Box Guitar variation
2014 6 string acoustic guitar with amplifier - Cigar Box Guitar
Inside of xyz#2 in TongMu. The inside has been carved with various depth specific to the string thickness.
Half HunDun 2003-2006,
xyz#2 2014 by Shuen-git Chow
Large Handscroll 2003-2006, by Shuen-git Chow
Tiny Qin below:
tiny practice qin by Chen ChangLin;
The beginning of this qin making, qin research activity was sparked by seeing a tiny practice qin made by Computer Scientist + Guqin Musician, Prof Chen Changlin 陳長林 in Beijing. 2000
Chen Chang Lin's 陳長林 tiny travelling qin for practicing purpose