I've learned a lot from other guitar builders over the years, and so this blog is a way for me to share my own build experiences and hopefully let others learn from my success and mistakes!

A New Workbench Amp for the New Year

3 Jan 2018 - amp, blackstar, boss

I go shopping for a small workbench amp to use when wiring up guitars.


Another week in the shop

2 Dec 2017 - 3d printing, finishing

Working on finishing to the necks of both instruments I'm working on, and I do some experiments with 3D-printing guitar nuts.


Fretboard design generator

1 Dec 2017 - cad, cnc routing, fretboard, javascript, laser cutting, maker, open source

A look at a tool I've made and open sourced to help you design and make fretboards for your guitars.


Making your own dot inlays

29 Nov 2017 - fretboard, laser cutting

How to make your own dot inlays for fretboards using a laser-cutter.


A week in the shop

25 Nov 2017 - 3d printing, fretwork, tips and tricks

A week spent working on necks: carving them, etching them, and fixing them when things go wrong! I also spend some time with a new 3D-printer.