Building A Guitar – A Snapshot

​There are over 15 million guitar players in the world, and I think it's a fair assumption that only a very small percentage of them have tried to build their own guitar.  

What an awesome way to stand out. Can you imagine playing a guitar that you built with your own 2 hands?

​Bonus...I hear that girls find guys 90% more attractive if they play the guitar...some of us need all the help we can get.

Courtesy of M & M Tool Parts, check out these 3 easy steps to get you started on your own guitar build.   ​

how to build a guitar

It is important to note, this is purely a snapshot of what it would take to get started to build a guitar.  I helped a guy build an electric guitar once and it wasn't easy.  

Believe it or not, electric guitars are easy compared to acoustic.  If you wanted to build an acoustic guitar you would need some serious training, research, and tools.  

Here's a video from ​Dan Levin interviewing Dave Cohen about what it takes to build a guitar.  

I'd say start small.  Purchase a guitar build kit and figure out all the parts and tools.  Then upgrade to doing the entire thing from scratch.   

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About Brandon Potters

Hi, I’m Brandon and I can’t express how excited I am that you chose The Saw Guy as your resource for project ideas, tool reviews, and all-around guide to the world of DIY. I spent years in the construction industry refining my knowledge of various trades and even spent a few years working at a major hardware store. ​If there is anyone who can help you make a well-informed, unbiased, budget-conscious decision, it’s me and my team.

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