If you have always wanted to own your archtop jazz or 335 style hollow body electric guitar but found the price a little on the high side you may be interested in taking a closer look at the range of DIY hollow body guitar kits currently available.
DIY hollow and semi-hollow body guitar kits typically represent very good value for money considering the workmanship required to produce them is quite a bit more involved than for a standard electric guitar.
An SG® style guitar kit can be a great project to work on whether you are experienced with assembling and finishing kit guitars or even if this is your first build. In the following article, we’re going to take a closer look at SG® style guitar kits, list the best options, as well as provide some tips on assembly.
DIY Kit guitars are notorious for requiring some adjustment before being ready to play. There are a number of things you will need to do prior to playing your new guitar including adjustments to the neck using the truss rod to reduce warping or bowing, adjusting the nut to set the action and setting the guitar's intonation.
Telecasters® are synonymous with the birth of electric guitars. In fact the humble 'Tele®' (first known as the 'Broadcaster®' was the first commercial electric guitar out of the Fender® stables and its enduring legacy is a testament to its unique tone and design. As a result Telecaster® DIY Guitar Kits are popular with kit guitar builders.