slapback music & thorne studios
Peter Thorne has lived in the 108 Mile House area most his whole life minus all the years that he spent on the road in his 20's and 30's traveling as a musician in many different bands. Eventually he settled into cabinet making, but now in his spare time he is making hand-crafted "cigar box" guitars. Today Peter, who is an avid member of Cigar Box Nation.
Peter has also been a professional Guitar Teacher for over 25 years and current is teaching 20 student every week.
He is the producer and musician for his Solo Act – P J Thorne.
We are seeking out a family friendly venue to host an Open Mic event on a monthly basis - featuring musicians who are open to learning on custom made instruments. Peter is also going to host a Workshop to show people how to build their own custom Cigar Box Guitar.
Please email us at to inquiry about any of these events and workshops or lessons.