YouTuber misterweird purchased a knock-off Gibson guitar kit known as the Chibson Guitar Kit from AliExpress and produced a nice video shown here of the build. The sound track throughout the video is the actual Chibson kit being played through a Vox Tonelab LE. The kit has been upgraded with Alnico II humbuckers (also from […]
Judging by the questions we’ve received lately, there’s a growing interest in building a 12 string guitar kit. So let’s highlight two approaches we’ve seen recently. One is to create your own 12 string guitar kit by purchasing the parts and putting it together. As an example, YouTuber Jonesiesucks used a Fender made in Mexico […]
From YouTuber John Morton comes this Saga kit build video of his TC-10 Telecaster. The Saga TC-10 Electric Guitar Kit has easy to follow instructions and is a great first project with just a few simple tools. This is possible because the kit comes complete with all the hard parts done. For example, all the […]
New from Stewart-MacDonald are guitar wiring kits with the premium brand pots, switches, jacks, capacitors and cloth wiring used in original Gibson Les Paul and SG guitars. The kits make it easy to order top-quality components for wiring or re-wiring a 4-control / 2-pickup guitar with a 3-way switch. The kit components include Switchcraft toggle […]
DIY guitar builder Fred Yen has put together a very nice video here on how to apply a blue guitar stain finish to a Les Paul kit. The guitar stain used is regular stamp/printer ink from an office supply store, starting first with black ink to darken the wood grain, and then using different darknesses […]
YouTuber Olivsam made this nice video of his double neck guitar kit (6-string/12-string) build. He reports that the kit was purchased from eBay. It’s one of the SG-style double neck guitar kits sold under numerous brand names. After building the kit, the adjustments needed were neck height, bridge height, truss rod, intonation and of course […]
If you are not already following the federal raid of Gibson Guitar’s Nashville and Memphis facilities, it may be time to start tuning in. I say that because of the following quote from Henry Juszkiewicz, Chairman and CEO of Gibson Guitar Corp., at 3:09 into the video below: “According to this law, if you bought […]
This nice video review of the Cozart Guitar Kit SG Doubleneck is from The Gospel Guitarist.
Nice video here on the finishing and assembly of a Saga TC 10 guitar kit Telecaster.
In this article I’ll be reviewing the Carvin guitar kit GK1T. Many players reach a point at which they want to have a deeper relationship with their instrument – some way to understand the guitar better and to make it fulfill their needs as a player. One of the ways in which a player can […]