The Surfcaster Project

Okay, time to start the next build diary seeing as I’ve finally finished my “Bass IV”. The ST-1M kit (a standard maple-necked Stratocaster shape) arrived Pitbull Guitars about a month ago but as usual there will be a… Read More

“Telemaster” Kit Build

While I’ve made instruments from scratch before, and also assembled guitars from parts, I’ve never built a kit from scratch… until now. I found out about PitBull Guitars from a friend and checked out both their kits and… Read More

Offset Soundhole Guitars: It’s a Love/Hate Thing

I’ve always been intrigued by the whole concept of offset soundhole guitars – why is the soundhole normally dead centre? Is there a sonic reason or just a tradition that’s never been updated? Technical questions aside, there’s also… Read More

Squier Telecaster Relic Review

There’s nothing like the subject of relic’ing to polarise a crowd. On a whim I decided to have a crack at creating a Squier Telecaster Relic and the results aren’t too bad!

Line 6 Variax 600 Review

A guitar that can imitate some of the best classic guitars of all time? Sounds great in theory, but the reality lacks a bit on this front. What the Line 6 Variax 600 is is a very versatile… Read More


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