American Classic Kits of Cincinnati and Milford Ohio is a maker of wood kits for a variety of purposes including furniture, games and now musical instruments. Their new electric guitar kit is a stratocaster-type model designed for beginning woodworkers but with the ability to be used by advanced builders as the platform for an ultimate […]
Alfred Publishing’s “Teach Yourself Guitar Repair & Maintenance” is billed as the ultimate beginner’s guide to guitar maintenance and that is an apt description of it. In short, it’s a high quality guide on how to setup and adjust a guitar. However it’s not a guide to the repair of guitars, so the title is […]
Here’s a video of a 16-year-old British blues player who goes by the handle BluesBeaten Redshaw, playing a Res-O-Glas guitar kit. We previously featured this kit here. This video just gives another taste of the great blues sounds that come from this kit. After you’ve checked it out, see a second video below of BluesBeaten […]
Here’s a nice video demonstrating a $53 pre-wired pickguard from GuitarFetish.com that looks like a real bargain to us. This would be a great way to upgrade an inexpensive Squier or Mexican Strat with stock ceramic magnet pickups. The upgrade is Item ID # J26 – Pre-Wired Pickguard- in three-ply white pearloid with ALNICO pickups. […]
This video is of an asian SG-style import guitar kit that is available through many dealers, but in this case from GuitarWorx (www.guitarworx.com.au) of Australia. The video features some nice close up photography and has been posted in 720p high-definition so you can see some clear detail on these kits.
Here’s a nice video of the DKJ02A Bass Guitar Kit available from the DIY Guitar Shop (www.diyguitarshop.co.uk) in the UK. This is a jazz-style bass with a three-piece unfinished Ash body that has belly contours for comfort. All drilling and routing of the body is done for you. It comes with a 34″-scale, 20-fret Maple/Rosewood […]
Today we’re featuring an electric guitar kit – the Johnny Ramone CBGB model Mosrite guitar reproduction kit – sold by Ed Roman guitars. To do the story of this kit justice we’ve got to integrate a few bits of rock guitar history, and the story of the dealer, Ed Roman. Please be sure to check […]
The buzzing or noises heard when plugging in a guitar or bass can drive you crazy. If your amplifier is working correctly, and you’re using a quality guitar cable, the next step may be to shield your guitar’s electronics from radio-frequency (RF) interference (RFI) from sources such as light dimmers, florescent lights, neon lights, motors, […]