Custom and Trade Tonewood Orders

After a crazy few weeks machining a tonne of trade/wholesale tonewood orders, we’re happy to announce that we’re now back on track and can happily return to our usual quick turnaround on custom (tonewood) orders. If you have a project in the pipeline,...

Our most popular Cigar Box Guitar Kits are back in stock!!!

Hi guys, just a heads up that our “basic CBG kit packages” are back in stock!  These thing have been flying out the door and are a great introduction to CBG/slide box guitar making and playing.  This batch is sure to sell out fast, so, if you’ve been...

We’re back from our Mid year break!!!!

We’re back and refreshed after our 2 week mid year break.  After a crazy day yesterday, things are settling back into the groove today, so, we’re now back to our usual dispatch and reply times.  We also have a few new things in the pipeline (products,...

We’re off on holidays from this Thursday for 2 weeks….

Hi all, just a quick heads up that we’ll be heading away at the end of this week for our 2 weeks annual leave. So, this Thursday 11th of August will be our last dispatch until our return on Thursday 25th of August.  The store and checkout will still be open and...

New Cigar Boxes just arrived…..

We have just received the motherload of genuine Cuban Cigar Boxes and will be hooking into to making up some brand new CBG Kits today….  Keep an eye on our CBG page for the new kits and parts.  There’s also a bunch on additional instructional info that...

Fishman Pickups/Preamps are here…..

We’re excited to announce our new stock of Fishman pickup/preamps – NOW IN STOCK!  As always, we’re running the ISYS (with tuner) as well as the PRESYS BLEND (Mic/Piezo plus tuner).  We find these to be the best “bang for your buck”...

Wood glorious Wood!

We’ve just received another truckload of gorgeous Australia tonewood.  There’s Qld Maple, Bunya, Silver Quandong and Tas Blackwood, so, keep an eye on our store over the coming weeks for new stock items.  As always, if you have a specific project...

Wood Dyes, Sealer and Finish: Back in Stock!!!!!

You little Beauty!  Our favourite wood dyes, sealer and cleat coat (Ubeaut) is back in stock as of today.  We now have every colour Wood Dye, plus Sanding Sealer and Hard Shellac, but, as always, it sells out fast, so, jump in a grab what you need.  We’re also...

EOFY Discounts store wide!

Before you make your next purchase, join our email list and we’ll forward you a discount coupon to use on your next purchase.  We cant discount third party or affiliate items (Bookstore or Ubeaut etc..), but, the rest of the store is on sale to clear stock for...

Brand new Acoustic/Luthier Kits Now Listed…..

I’m really excited about this latest batch of luthier/acoustic kits – the quality is incredibly high and we’ve taken the workmanship to a new level.  We now have a Dreadnought with Cutaway, an Auditorium (small body/full depth) all Mahogany,...

We’re back – refreshed and ready for EOFY…

We’ve just returned from a much needed holiday feeling refreshed and ready to rock!  We have our brandnew range of Luthier kits about to launch as well as a new load of Tonewood expected in the nextweek.  As always we’ll be doing some great run out deals...

Guitar Makers Templates…

Finally, after the drama’s with our CNC router upgrade well and truly behind us (its now running like a dream), we’ve completed all of the backorders and have listed our current range of templates in stock! Of course this range is constantly expanding and...

Luthier Acoustic Kits – Almost ready to rock….

Our new batch of luthier kits are super close and are on track to be released nextweek.  The range will include the following: Dreadnought with cutaway – Mahogany/Spruce & Mahogany/Bunya Auditorium (small body/full depth) – All Mahogany &...

Build the instrument that feels right for YOU….

Sometimes you need to build the instrument that allows you to express yourself truly. Never be afraid to be push the envelope. As musicians we live in the Fender/Gibson/Martin box, it’s not that those aren’t great guitars, it’s just that some of us...

So many orders……

The GME workshop has been working round the clock for the last week, filling orders.  I think we’ve un-officially shipped more orders in the lastweek than any other week in our 9 year history.  Great news that the guitar kit/builder/part industry is firing...

My Journey into Guitar Making…..

Figured i’d start to do a few quick posts on sharing the fundamental elements of my journey into lutherie…. In 1997, having ended my apprenticeship as a carpenter/Joiner (93-97) and professional musician (93-now) i was presented  with an opportunity to...

New Stock is here – my back hurts…….

We received the motherload this morning – Fender style kits, resonators, necks, bodies, pickups and hardware plus so much more….  Give us a few days to unpack and check it all out, you should see some items filtering onto the website over the weekend and...

Bookstore is officially open….

We’re really excited about the launch of our inter-grated Guitar Makers bookstore.  If you haven’t already, click on the bookstore tab at the top of the page and have a browse – we’re adding new titles all the time.  There’s step by step...

More wood…..

Another batch of bunya soundboards, Qld maple necks plus a heap more QLD Maple and Bunya body blanks will hit the shelves later today…