Custom Built Guitars in Bristol

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Build the instrument of your dreams with us

Share your preferences with us, and we'll hand-craft a guitar just for you.

We collaborate with Munson Guitars, an experienced and independent custom electric guitar builder from the UK.

All About Guitar offers you the chance to discuss your build directly with the luthiers and craftsman to ensure you have the best in quality along with personal preferences tailored to you. The player.

A custom electric guitar build may seem like a costly option, but it can actually be more affordable than you think. 

 

Hand-made guitars that promise an unparalleled playing experience.

 

We offer a guitar customization service and excel in crafting distinctive, hand-made instruments that promise an unparalleled playing experience. Our skilled team of luthiers uses top-tier woods and exceptional craftsmanship to produce instruments of the highest quality. Whether you’re just starting your musical journey or are a seasoned professional, our offerings cater to everyone.

Getting a custom guitar is more than just owning one. Throughout your journey, we will discuss your playing style, your dream guitar, and your playing goals. Our designs are only created once we fully understand what you are looking for. From the very beginning, we will involve you in the process.

You have complete control over the choice of wood, colors, finishes, and everything in between. Throughout the entire journey, you’ll experience every step—from designing to unboxing.

We offer a wide range of customization options

With our custom wiring, pickups, and hardware options, you can create a tone that is truly yours.

Each Bristol made custom guitar is a truly special instrument, crafted with the utmost care and attention to detail. From the finest quality materials to advanced electronics and hardware, each guitar is unique and carries a pedigree of timeless quality and craftsmanship which ensures that it will be valued year after year and generation after generation. Hand built with the utmost precision and the finest workmanship

A custom built guitar offers a level of personalization, craftsmanship, playability, and tonal quality that may not be achievable with mass-produced instruments. For a serious guitar player looking for an instrument that aligns perfectly with their needs and preferences, a custom built guitar can be an excellent choice.

How do I order a custom guitar?

Take a look at some refrence guitars below, then fill out a quick form.

The guitars below serve as starting shapes. Once you select the shape that suits you best, we can begin customizing everything from color to finish, and then choose the electronics to make your guitar sing.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What services do you offer for custom-built guitars?

We offer handcrafted, custom-built electric guitars tailored to your unique preferences and playing style. Our services include a wide range of customization options such as wood selection, colour, finish, and electronics to create a truly unique instrument.

Who do you collaborate with for custom builds?

We collaborate with Munson Guitars, an experienced and independent custom electric guitar builder from the UK, to ensure the highest quality craftsmanship for your custom-built guitar.

How do I start the process of ordering a custom guitar?

To start, take a look at our reference guitars and fill out the quick form on our website. This will allow us to begin discussing your preferences and the details of your custom build.

Where are you located?

We are located at 9 Furber Ridge, Bristol BS5 8PY. Please note that visits are by appointment only.

How can I get a quote for a custom-built guitar?

You can get a custom build quote by filling out the form on our website or contacting us directly via email at david@allaboutguitar.co.uk or phone at +44 7813 097182.

What customization options are available for my guitar?

You have complete control over the choice of wood, colours, finishes, wiring, pickups, and hardware. We work closely with you throughout the entire process to ensure the guitar meets your exact specifications.

Can I choose the electronics and hardware for my custom guitar?

Yes, you can select from a variety of custom wiring, pickups, and hardware options to create a tone that is truly yours.

What types of wood can I choose for my guitar?

We offer a selection of top-tier woods for you to choose from, ensuring your guitar not only looks beautiful but also produces the best possible sound.

How involved can I be in the custom build process?

From the very beginning, you will be involved in the entire process. We discuss your playing style, dream guitar, and playing goals to create a design that fully meets your expectations. You will be kept informed and involved in each step, from designing to unboxing.

How long does it take to build a custom guitar?

The build time can vary depending on the complexity of the customizations and our current workload. We will provide an estimated timeline during the initial consultation.

What makes a custom-built guitar different from a mass-produced one?

A custom-built guitar offers a level of personalization, craftsmanship, playability, and tonal quality that is often not achievable with mass-produced instruments. Each guitar is hand-built with precision and attention to detail, ensuring a unique and high-quality instrument.

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