Here you will find the standard features and pricing of our instruments as well as available customisation options. The Standard can be just a starting point so please don't feel limited to any of the specifications, we are here to build the instrument you want. Also unlike a majority of luthiers, I'm happy to offer the option of building a 100% custom guitar to your exact designs (rather than just offering a model range) making the guitar of your dreams come true!
Standard features overview
Any shape from our model range
6 string guitar (4 if bass )
Your chosen scale length
1 or 2 piece body (no top) of Ash, Mahogany, Poplar or Alder,
Bolt on construction
Non laminated Maple or Ash neck
Double Action Truss Rod
Rosewood, Maple or Ebony fingerboard
Front and side dot inlays
Fret choice of 0 (fretless) to 24,
Gotoh bridge and tuners in Black, Chrome, or Gold
Choice of between 1-2 humbuckers or 1-3 single coil Kent Armstrong pickups
Passive electronics: CTS pots, Orange drop Capacitors and Switchcraft jack
The Echo Bass - A good representation of the “Standard”
Popular Customisation Options
Below is a small list of popular extra options with rough guide prices. Add the chosen option price/prices to the £1295 standard price.
Painted or clear lacquered finish - £150
Figured top - £50 plus the price of your chosen top
Figured top and back - £100 plus price of the top and back
Official Floyd Rose (6 string Special model) - £250
Active Bass Preamp - £50 plus cost of the Preamp
7 string Guitar - £100
8 string Guitar - £350 (includes 3 pc laminate neck and pickup upgrade)
5 string Bass - £125
6 string Bass - £250 (includes 3 pc laminate neck)
Multi scale (fanned frets) - dependant on spec
Custom Inlay - Price dependant on design, contact with your specs
If you fancy something not on the above list please don’t hesitate to get in contact for a quote, we are open to almost anything!
The Archon has a beautiful Wych Elm top
An example of our illuminated LED position markers
All instruments require a deposit of 50% at the time of commissioning. Most of this is used straight away to buy hardware, wood and electronics. Because of this the initial payment is non refundable.
On completion, the remaining 50% can either be paid on collection, or paid before the instrument is sent out for shipping by a cheque or bank transfer. We can also accept payments by Paypal, however Paypal payments will carry an additional charge of 5% due to the fee that Paypal charge. This second payment is also non refundable as this payment is for our time which we cannot be refunded for either! If however in the unlikely event that something is not to your liking, we will do our very best to rectify the problem.