Some Basic Tools to Start With . . . . .

 If you're just starting out -- and don't have many (if any) tools -- here's a list of basic tools you probably will need to build a guitar from a kit. At least, these are the tools I used when I built my first few guitars. Over time, I have added tools which made certain jobs a lot easier; many of those are described on my "Tools of the Trade" page. But these basic tools are a good place to start . . . . . . .

Click on the links to see photos of the tools.

Work Area:

Measuring and Marking:

Power Tools:

Hand Tools:




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