Commisioned builds start at £2800

 

Standard Features Include

Tonewoods

Solid woods are used throughout including binding/purflings/inlays, certain woods will attract an extra charge, this will depend on a number of factors – enquire for more details

Neck

Standard necks are constructed with mahogany in a 5 or 3 piece lamination with rosewood/sycamore (other options available) and are joined to the body with a traditional dovetail joint. Cantilevered necks are available with certain body styles and they use a bolt on joint

fretboard

Ebony is used as standard, the fretboard is bound – various options are available. Other woods can be used on request

Body Shape

I have four body shapes – Parlour, Concert, Medium Jumbo, Jumbo. Options include offset soundhole, wedged body etc

Tuners

 Gotoh 510 tuners as standard, other options are available on request

Hard Case

 Commissioned builds are presented in a Hiscox Case

 

 

Extras/Options

Cutaway

£350

Bevel

Arm Bevel £450 Rib Bevel £450

Fanned Frets / Multi-scale

£550, 650mm – 680mm, enquire for custom scale lengths

Scale length

650mm, 640mm standard. Custom scale lengths may incur a charge, enquire for further details

Wedged Body

available at no extra cost

Offset Soundhole

prices vary

Custom

I am always testing and developing new ideas that can be offered on custom builds. I am open to receiving requests for unique ideas, they will be discussed at length and a price will then be agreed upon

Inlays

Custom bound wood fret markers £150, Other options are available on request, prices will vary

 

Ordering Process

and the build

 

To commision a guitar simply get in touch. We will discuss at length your requirements and expectations. I always provide as much information as possible as to what options I feel will give us the best outcome to suit your needs. With all the plans in place, the specification will be signed off along with the final cost.

  • A non-refundable £500 deposit is required to secure a build slot. The timing of which will be discussed and finalised before hand
  • 40% of the final cost is paid half way through the build
  • Final payment to be made upon completion

From the outset I will provide you with frequent updates, including photographs and brief descriptions of the processes taking place.