Some of our favorite places to visit on the Internet.
- Crook Custom Guitars - Bill Crook has 20+ years of experience, building hundreds of guitars for all kinds of players. Custom paisley finishes done up in a large choice of colors are his specialty.
- Ron Kirn Signature - custom guitars made by a dear friend of ours. Ron has done some very cool builds - check out his website!
- Southern Belle Guitars - gigging musicians who believe in making quality guitars and basses at an affordable price. Nothing wrong with that!
- Gigliotti Custom Guitars - all guitars feature a patent pending metal plate top insert. These guitars are awesome!
- Callaham Guitars - custom guitars, handmade one-at-a-time and the absolute best hardware too.
- SVL Guitars - Simon Law of Gloucestershire, U.K. runs his small operation based on great customer service and a quest for the perfect tone.
- Starr Guitars- custom shop quality guitars without the wait, and at half the expense.
- JP Guitars - our buddy Jack Pimentel crafts custom guitars of unparalleled quality.
- Yajima Stringworks - a small manufacturer of unique, radically designed, high quality custom guitars.
- Zero Guitars - Semi-hollow aluminum body guitars - these are great!
- Koll Guitar Company - Saul Koll has been producing finely crafted guitars for over a decade.
- RS Guitar Works - offering the finest guitars, antique aged finishes and hardware since 1994.
Guitar Related Products and Services
- Lollar Guitars - Jason Lollar winds some amazing custom pickups. That man wrote the book on pickup winding... literally. He really did write a book on it - no shit. I think he's selling it on his website. Go there. Buy pickups.
- Cavalier Pickups - Our longtime friend Rob DiStefano is OUT of the guitar repair/assembly game, but he is winding some fantastic, affordable custom pickups in his NJ shop. Check them out!
- Luthiers Mercantile International, Inc. - your source for guitar woods, materials, supplies, and tools.
- Kinman Pickups - Toneful Noiseless Single Coil pickups all the way from the land Down Under.
- Bare Knuckle Pickups - These guys are out of the UK and are making some of the most unique versions of single coils and humbuckers around.
- Bill Lawrence Wilde Pickups - The Bill Lawrence legacy continues. Considered the Godfather of replacement pickups, his pioneering designs live on. Outstanding quality and workmanship!
- GuitarElectronics.com - The World's Resource for Guitar Parts & Wiring Information.
- CheaperPedals.com - A very cool website that sells all kinds of pedals. Lots of wallet friendly offerings. At those prices you can afford to buy more than one! Check them out.
- Pickguardian Custom Pickguards - Our preferred custom pickguard vendor. Tony D. can make guards for nearly all of our body styles.
- Tone-Guard Custom Pickguards and Accessories - Super cool metal pickguards, powder coating, and custom accessories for your axe.
- MJT Custom Aged Guitar Finishes - Mark Jenny provides excellent aged nitro finishes at affordable prices. Guitars too.
- Naked Body Guitars - a premier nitrocellulose lacquer finishing service in Long Island, NY. Did we mention that Dawn not only does great finishing work, but her baked goods are to die for!
- Guitar Guru - Rick Giarmo in New Jersey does airbrushed graphics, custom finishes, repairs, and restorations.
- Medina-Made Custom Leather Guitars Straps - specializing in personal designs and themes for all instruments.
- Custom Inlay - For the absolute best in custom inlay.
- Mosby Guitars - Do'ers of excellent inlay work as well as many other fine services.
- Earvana - They have a better approach to open string intonation - a compensating nut to fix intonation problems.
- Fret Not Guitar Repair - New and Vintage fretted instrument repair and more.
- USA Custom-Gate - Have a question or want to share your knowledge and experience? See our forum hosted by "Nocaster" on the F.I.B.
- Time Electronics - Specialists in Live Sound FOH Engineering, Music & Studio Production,Vintage Instruments, and Tube Amplifiers
- Charlie Chandler's Guitar Experience - Chas C. goes solo! Custom guitars and expert repairs in the U.K.
- ProjectGuitar.com - lots of links and instructions for all of your project guitar needs.
- The Guitar ReRanch - offers vintage guitar refinishing supplies along with application instructions.
- GuitarTricks.com - 45 guitar instructors with over 2,500 online guitar lessons in one massive site.
- GuitarSite.com - Your guide to over 1000 Guitar resources and Music sites!
USACG on the Web
- USA Custom Guitars Tour - a photo tour of our shop from July 2001 hosted by the kind folks at FRETS.COM
- ProSound Communications - A Japanese website featuring an interview with Tommy and photo gallery of our old shop. Very informative if you can read Japanese. Nice pictures too!
- The Complete Telecaster- Check out the mini "interview" and feature on USA Custom Guitars.