offers a custom build service for both acoustic and
You have the choice of
body style, neck scale length and width, type of
woods to be used, trim level and applied finish.
Stuart builds custom
shop acoustic and electric guitars to order.
He can advise on the choice of tone woods, body
size/shape and pickup/preamp system (if required)
for acoustic guitars to obtain the sound, tone and
feel you are looking for.
With custom built electric guitars you have also
the choice of pickup systems and configuration.
A very wide range of options are available using
both single coil and humbucking or a combination of
pickups. Coil tapping humbuckers is available
and also a unique completely variable coil tap
system which Stuart has developed which lets you,
the player, dial up just the amount of coil tapping
you wish to apply to a humbucker pickup.
There is an enormous range of hardware available
for guitars - tuners, tremolo arm systems, pots and
switches. Taking Stuart's advice when making
your choice for your guitar will certainly help you
get just the look and feel you have in mind.
If you are contemplating commissioning a custom
built guitar please contact Stuart with your
requirements to obtain an estimate of cost and build
time and also valuable advice on the best way to get
exactly what you want in a guitar.
Please remember that there is always a lengthy
production time involved in building the guitar of
your dreams. If you want it "just right" you
will have to have a good amount of patience - there
is no "quick fix" with hand built guitars