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Guitar Finishing Safety

Guitar Finishing Safety

Staying Safe when Finishing a Guitar There are a few things to be aware of right from the start when it comes to finishing a guitar, some are obvious and some not so. If in doubt always remember to read...

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Sanding a Guitar Body Prior to Painting

Sanding a Guitar Body Prior to Painting

In the following article, we're going to cover some of the basics of guitar sanding. While it may seem fairly obvious, in essence, correct preparation will make or break the quality of your guitar kit's finish so it makes sense to...

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How to Apply a Sunburst Guitar Finish

How to Apply a Sunburst Guitar Finish

Before going into too much detail in this article, keep in mind that this is just one method of applying a sunburst guitar finish. This method is relatively easy to do for someone new to guitar finishing which is why...

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Guitar Pickups Explained

Guitar Pickups Explained

Pickups play a massive role in the tone of an electric guitar, so it makes sense to understand the basics of how they actually work and the variations of guitar pickups available. In the most basic sense, the pickups you...

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How High Should my Pickups be?

How High Should my Pickups be?

How high should you adjust your pickups after your kit guitar assembly is complete? It makes sense to want to know after all it has the potential to have an impact on the output of your new guitar and since you...

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How to Install Pre-Wired Pickups

How to Install Pre-Wired Pickups

For many of us once our guitar is assembled, set up properly and provided with a quality finish our attention turns to tone and how get the best sounding guitar we can. Tone comes down to a lot of factors...

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Electric Guitar Wiring for Kit Guitars

Electric Guitar Wiring for Kit Guitars

Depending on your choice of guitar kit you may be required to perform a small amount (or a large amount) of work wiring the guitar. This typically involves a soldering iron and a basic understanding of guitar electronics. You will...

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How Do Electric Guitars Work

How Do Electric Guitars Work

If you are into building guitars (chances are since you are on a custom guitar building site you most likely are) then you probably have spent quite a bit of time tinkering with your guitar's look and feel. But what about...

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