Guitar Hive directory of guitar builders



Help us build a directory of independent builders of handmade and custom guitars.

I was driven to start Guitar Hive by a love of the guitar and am motivated every day by the passion, skill, and craftsmanship of the the many independent guitar builders I speak to here, on Twitter, and on Facebook.

Every one of them has a story to tell, many of which you'll find in the interviews we've done with them (which you can find under the 'Guitar Builders' menu at the top of the page). And every one devotes huge amounts of time and effort into making beautiful guitars. People Virgil, and Jon, and Ken. Others like Chris, Thomas, and Steve. The list goes on and on,

Sadly, I can't interview every guitar builder on the planet, much as I'd like to try :-) So I've asked as many as I can find to tell you themselves about the guitars they build and how you can find out more about them.

If you're a guitar builder, please add your details and tell us your story using the form at the bottom of the page. We'll then publish it on a separate page and link to it from here, so that this page becomes a directory of guitar builders. I'd love it if you submitted photographs of your guitars too, and if you include a link to a page on your site, we'll link back to it. 

If you're not a guitar builder, but know someone who is, please tell them about this page and encourage them to add their details. My aim is for it to become the 'go to' directory on the Internet for anyone who's looking for custom-built and handmade guitars. 

One more thing: tell us as much as you want about your guitars and your business, but focus on providing information, rather than selling. Think of it as a way to 'warm up' potential customers before they get to your site. Thanks!


Add your business to our directory of guitar builders

Please tell us about you, your company, and the guitars you build. Include a link to a page on your site and we'll make it live when we edit your submission. Please also say where you are, geographically, and include your business phone number, if you like.

While you could copy and paste from the about me page on your website, we strongly discourage it. Our readers can find that information on your site. Please use this as an opportunity to tell them in your own words why they should look for more information on you and the guitars you build.

And don't forget to include a photograph or two!

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The Guitar Hive Directory of guitar builders

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Virgil Guitars 
Virgil Guitars focuses on handcrafted guitars that are "one-offs". This means that each guitar we build is a one-of-a-kind and there will never be any …

Xylem Handmade Basses & Guitars 
Xylem instruments are custom-made to each owner's specifications and built to last for generations. They are crafted to withstand thousands of gigs and …

Mulderbass Custom Bass Guitars  
Mulderbass - Custom Bass Guitars from Holland Mulderbass is Dutch builder of exclusive bass guitars. What drives me as a luthier is passion for wood …

Olympus Custom Guitars made in Greece 
The Olympus Custom Guitars is a musical workshop, made ​​entirely from scratch handmade electric guitars and basses handmade and based in the Leptokaria …

guitarsbygraham.com 
I build acoustics, semi-acoustics, basses and solid body electrics. I also do refurbs and re-finishes, re-frets, neck re-sets etc. Visit my website …

Da vinci Guitars 
Da vinci guitars are handmade in our shop, which is located just outside Pittsburgh, Pa. We specialize in functional yet cutting edge designs, while using …

MOZER guitars 
MOZER guitars is an young, innovative brand from The Netherlands. Its concept is based on tone maintenance, using modern progression within the tradition …

Snap Dragon Guitars 
We only build original design folding travel guitars. All our instruments are built to give a great playing experience but also defeat the toughest, meanest …

NK Forster Guitars 
My interest in building guitars began when I started guitar lessons with my grandfather, Charlie Ferguson, in the early 1980s. He had some great guitars …

Deimel Guitarworks 
Deimel Guitarworks is a Berlin-based company who made mainly electric custom guitars in the past, and now produces two lines. The Firestar guitar and bass …

Reverend Guitars 
Reverend has grown from auspicious beginnings to become one of the fastest growing, and most respected US guitar companies today. Based in the greater …

Ancientwood LTD 
We facilitate builds for customers of our 50,000 year old Kauri lumber from New Zealand. We collaborate with USA Custom, Precision Guitar Kits, HD Custom …

Marlow Guitars 
Marlow Guitars is the child of a 30+ year obsession with one of the most iconic and versatile musical instruments ever created. Having spent most of this …

Raw Design Studios 
We are a little different to most guitar companies in that we do not make or sell guitars. We are a conceptual design and marketing studio with a head …

Beyond Custom Guitars 
Beyond Custom Guitars is an instrument focused art and design studio that started in 2001. We customize and refinish a wide variety of guitars, including …

TV Jones Inc.  
World-class guitars, guitar and bass pickups. We have several models in our current line and do very special custom work when time permits. Tom is a master …

Gilmore Guitars Inc. 
I am a handcrafter of acoustic guitars. I am an old school builder. My style and approach is very traditional. I build on a work board and without molds. …

Bohemian Guitars 
Bohemian Guitars builds unique guitars for musicians who want their instrument to reflect who they are as much as their music does. We are an e-commerce …

Sundlof Guitars 
About Us Based just outside Washington D.C., we are makers of all original, handmade electric guitars. We use the finest materials and craftsmanship …

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