Guitar Articles

Top 20: Best Electric Guitar Kits [2020]

Tired of the same Strat kits? We’ve assembled the best group of unique, high quality electric guitar kits available with all specs listed.

Best DIY Guitar Kits – Site Reviews [2020]

We take a look at the best websites to buy DIY guitar kits. If you want build your own guitar but don’t have all of the expensive tools, this is the way!

Where to Build Your Own Guitar Online

If you’re looking to simplify the process of designing your own guitar, you’ll be pleased to learn that you can do it entirely online with these sites.

Five of the Best Jazz Guitars

Guest-author Marc-Andre Seguin from JazzGuitarLessons.net provides some valuable insight into his choices for the top guitars for jazz guitarists.

Teye’s Artisan Guitars – Balanced & Beautiful

Unique guitars, crafted with precision and pure artistry. See why musicians like Joan Jett, Billy Gibbons, and Cliff Williams own Teye artisan guitars.

The Works of Yuriy Shishkov – Fender’s Master Builder

Originally from Belarus, Yuriy Shishkov grew up in an era of awful guitars made by the Soviet Union before becoming Fender’s head master builder.

The Best 8-String Guitars under $500 [2020]

If you’re looking to get low without without breaking the bank, you’ll be surprised to find there are plenty of quality 8-string guitars for under $500!

Upcycled Guitars (when the wood runs out)

A look at some of the more novel creations in the world of lutherie, including guitars made from cardboard, AK-47s, and even a shovel!

Active Pickups Guide – Seymour Duncan Blackouts vs EMG Pickups

Deciding to install a set of active pickups is a big one – and for metal guitarists, it always comes down to Seymour Duncan Blackouts or EMG pickups.

Abandoned Houses Recycled into Guitars in Detroit

A small company in Detroit is taking part in the effort to revitalize the city by using wood from abandoned buildings to build new guitars.