May 30, 2018

Alder body, Brazilian Rosewood fingerboard with clay dots, Birdseye Maple neck, Hipshot tremolo, Lollar Blondes pickups and Gotoh 510 locking tuners. 

May 3, 2018

This is a special one off with a genuine violin carved maple top on a black korina body with a wenge neck and ebony fingerboard. The inlay is leaves and branches and the hardware is aged nickel. The Bare Knuckles Mules are a matched set. Hipshot excellent tremolo and a...

January 23, 2018

Well it might be a bit late but happy new year all. I haven't posted a blog in a while due to the pressures of building...2017 was a hell of a busy year!

So heres a quick look at a few of the many guitars we've put out:

The Cumbrae guitars... great festival and a gr...

August 15, 2017

On the 2nd/3rd of September Nashville comes to Millport on the island of Great Cumbrae off the South West coast of Scotland. To celebrate we were commissioned to build a special guitar. So here it is the Cumbrae guitar - with hints of an acoustic guitar and in the styl...

July 6, 2017

Here it is at last. Wudtone finish, Hipshot Contour tremolo and Bare Knuckles Abraxus humbuckers.

Korina is spectacular, but lets not forget the Ziricote fingerboard.....

.....and Ziricote cover plates.

April 4, 2017

'The guitar’s tone is exactly as I had hoped. Was such a pleasure to practice on it last night'

Customer feedback

March 13, 2017

three lovely Lollar pickups wired up and ready to go

the finished body in Olympic white with the cover plate in place waiting for the jack to be wired

waiting for the neck and tremolo!

just waiting for the strings and some serious power wattage for a test run

February 25, 2017

The top has been 'dropped' over the forearm contour and the body routed and carved for the rib cage

Lowering the brass end fret to fret height

Dressing the frets on my special bench

February 1, 2017

Gluing the neck in. Exciting times!

So the neck is in and flattened exactly to the surface. Time to think about bending the top.....don't go away!

January 25, 2017

This is a through neck, so the pocket is long.

The top piece has to match and a slot is made to fit just around the fingerboard end

So the neck and top are fitted to the body to make sure all is well. See the shiny brass 24th fret.

The drop to area is prepared on the body...

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