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ABOUT

ME

Im 'Blind' John Pilling, Im a 50 year old skate punk who has abandoned the rat race and is attempting to forge a new path, I originally trained, many moons ago, as a furniture designer and maker but life got in the way of actually doing this... so 25 years of wandering and working all around the world Im back, a new me and as I said, Im now forging a new path, a path into building guitars.

I specialise in Relics, relic guitars that look like they are worn in, been to hell and back and somehow survived that and everything in-between. Relics that look like they've been built from timber from a 100 year old barn that burnt down 200 years ago!

Each and every piece is unique! I recycle old timber, upcycle old furniture... anywhere I can find usable timber to repurpose, recycle and reuse!​

So if you want a custom guitar be it 3 string, 4 string or 6 string then your in the right place! Even if you just want some irreverent nonsense then in that I can also guarantee satisfaction! We dont take ourselves too seriously around here, I tried being serious once and all I could get was construction work! So sign up, sit back, join in, whatever floats your musical boat you'll find something here! From Punk to blues and back!

GUITAR BUILDER