A Guide To Guitar Makers In Britain

Meet the maker! Here’s a video of Nick Benjamin, a leading British guitar maker based in Lewes, East Sussex, (Benjamin Guitars) presenting his 100th guitar back in 2010



Here’s a great example of modern British guitar design and manufacture, aluminium guitars from Peter Longfellow (www.longfellowguitars.com) based in West London. The aluminium Strat style guitar below is unique but some other models almost seem to have 50s science fiction inspiration. Click on the image below and have a look for yourself!

Aluminium Guitars at www.longfellowguitars.com

This is a great video from Pathe, really demonstrates the work that went in to each Burns guitar, made right here in Britain:


Check out the awesome Original Series from Jaden Rose Guitars -

A great example of cutting edge, modern british guitar design!

To kick things off here is a great video from the Bailey Guitars YouTube channel – Build Your Own First Guitar:

Over the next few weeks we will be populating the site with information, posts, interviews, images and much more all relating to Guitar Makers and their instruments, working here in Britain.