Built right here in our shop by hand using a mix of old school machinery (pin routers, etc.) just like they were back in the day and CNC routers. Wanting something custom? No Problem! We offer all of the traditional style guitar and bass bodies in any pickup/hardware configuration you can think of! We also offer a wide selection of wood choices Mahogany, Alder, Swamp Ash, Poplar and Basswood. You also have a choice of tops of flame or quilted maple where it's applicable. Bodies are typically made as a two piece but we do have a unless you prefer a one piece we have that option. Lead time on bodies is about 2 to 4 weeks depending on the type of body. Check out our Unfinished Bodies, Fabric Bodies, Finished Bodies and Silver and Gold Leaf Bodies Sections below.
The unfinished bodies are ready to be finished after a light sanding.
Our fabric bodies are handmade here in our shop using old school machinery and techniques just like they did back in the day. It is custom made, so you can choose any configuration and body style you want for an electric guitar or bass. Your choices of wood are Popular or Basswood which are included with the standard pricing or you can choose from Alder, Swamp Ash or Mahogany for an additional $25. Bodies come as a standard two piece body but are available as a one piece for an additional $50. Most fabric bodies will have a color of your choice bursted around the edge but some body types can be bound for an additional charge of $25 per side. Your binding options are black, white, cream, pearloid in white or black and tortoise in red or brown. The standard finish is a two part poly which is a super hard finish that buffs out like glass. You can also choose to have a Nitrocellouse Lacquer finish at no additional charge. You can buy just the body or get a complete guitar built starting at $1,200. Contact us to talk about your options or to get your project started.