Brook Guitars produce high quality handmade acoustic guitars in a rural workshop on the edge of Dartmoor in the South West of England. Over the years the area has become a centre for many musical instrument makers of all disciplines. This has created a pool of skills, knowledge and facilities as...

Ricky Claffey trained in the art of lutherie under Master Luthiers, Bill Kelday and Paul Hyland, at Anniesland College. Since then, he has concentrated on developing his craft and unique approach to guitar building, as well as forming opinions on what makes a superior instrument. He values simple clean lines,...

After leaving the London School of Furniture in 1995 Alister Atkin started building acoustic guitars full time moving into the workshop of archtop maker Andy Crockett in Canterbury. In 1998, after a period of re-design, research and development, Alister launched a range of six acoustic guitars influenced by classic vintage...

Robert Benedetto is widely acknowledged as today’s foremost maker of archtop guitars. Over a prolific four-decade career he has personally handcrafted nearly 800 instruments, including 500 archtops. “My roots are in jazz guitar. It’s been my love and my focus since Day One.” Robert Benedetto was born in 1946 into a...

In the 30 odd years since Patrick James Eggle built his first guitar at school he has gained wide experience of designing, building and repairing all types and styles of guitar. In the early nineties he managed the production of solid body guitars at the Eggle company in Coventry, but...

Greco was one of the earliest “lawsuit” guitar makers in Japan. Although they originally made their own designs they started making Fender and Gibson replicas in the early 1970’s. This was expanded to include Rickenbacker, Gretsch and Ibanez and other brands. In 1981, due to growth in demand they passed the...

Kanji guitars are handmade custom electric guitars from their UK workshop in West Sussex. Designs are inspired by the Japanese guitar makers of Tokyo and Nagoya, with all guitars made by hand, without a CNC machine in sight! Kanji Guitars make custom shop standard electric guitars using responsibly sourced tonewoods wherever possible...

Rabswood Guitars, based in North East London, makes custom, handmade electric guitars. Rabs has always had a passion for music and guitars and starting building guitars several years ago. All of his work is by hand and he uses all types of wood including Oak, Maple, Mahogany, Meranti, Beech, Ash, Poplar,...

Devil & Sons was set up by artist and musician Daniel Wallis. His journey in search of the coolest guitars to play live took him away from making art that hangs on gallery walls, to art that you can play. Over the past 15 years Daniel has played bass in bands...

H J Williams makes electric and acoustic guitars from his workshop in the small village of Tindale Fell, at the foot of the North Pennine Fells, building a relatively small number of instruments per year. Most are built to order and to customer specification, with a small number of stock...