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Grizzly H3098 Western Steel String Guitar Kit

Grizzly H3098 Western Steel String Guitar Kit

| December 29, 2010 | 6 Comments

Grizzly Industrial Inc. might at first pass seem like an unlikely source for guitar kits. After all, since their founding in 1983 they have grown into one of the largest woodworking and metalworking machinery companies in the United States. A brief review of their catalog shows they carry everything from air drills to zero clearance […]

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Renaissance Guitar Kit from Music Maker’s Kits

Renaissance Guitar Kit from Music Maker’s Kits

| November 25, 2010 | 2 Comments

The Renaissance Guitar Kit from Music Maker’s Kits is a good beginner kit that produces an unusual guitar design. As we shall see, it is not truly a Renaissance guitar, but rather a much more modern six-string guitar inspired by the look and construction of a Renaissance instrument. About Music Makers Kits The kit is […]

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Acoustic Guitar Side Port Mod (Humor)

Acoustic Guitar Side Port Mod (Humor)

| November 25, 2010 | 0 Comments

This is a humorous parody of guitar modification videos showing a drastic means of adding a side port to a guitar. Please don’t try this at home.

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Jungle Guitars – Guitar Building School in Goa, India

Jungle Guitars – Guitar Building School in Goa, India

| November 14, 2010 | 0 Comments

If you’ve checked out the “Classes & Events” section of Guitar Kit Builder you may have noticed a school called Jungle Guitars located in Goa, India. Goa is located in southwestern India on the coast of the Arabian sea. It is renowned for its beaches and is visited by large numbers of tourists each year. […]

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Hand Built Guitar Starting with Martin D-41 Kit

Hand Built Guitar Starting with Martin D-41 Kit

| November 14, 2010 | 0 Comments

Soundtrack was played on the instrument shown. Guitar kit was extensively customized.

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Stewart-MacDonald Guitar Kit Project

Stewart-MacDonald Guitar Kit Project

| November 12, 2010 | 0 Comments

This is a nice photo essay showing the construction of a StewMac guitar kit.

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Playing the StewMac Acoustic Guitar Kit

Playing the StewMac Acoustic Guitar Kit

| November 11, 2010 | 1 Comment

This video demonstrates the StewMac guitar kit with some nice playing.

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Making and Testing the Martin Acoustic Guitar Kit

Making and Testing the Martin Acoustic Guitar Kit

| November 11, 2010 | 0 Comments

This is a photo essay of the building of a Martin Guitar Kit, with the audio track featuring the instrument shown.

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Featured Video: Fretboard Finishing Oil

Featured Video: Fretboard Finishing Oil

| November 7, 2010 | 0 Comments

Nice video here from the folks at StewMac on how to polish the guitar fretboard.

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A Great First-Time Guitar Kit from US Guitar Kits

A Great First-Time Guitar Kit from US Guitar Kits

| November 2, 2010 | 1 Comment

If you’re looking to build your own acoustic guitar you have a lot of choices IF you have some real woodworking skills and access to a shop with the right tools. From the Martin Guitar Kit, which we reviewed previously, to the many Luthier Classes listed in our directory of Events & Classes, there are […]

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