Perth Guitar Building Workshop
In our Perth guitar building workshop our head luthier, Andrew Ellis, blends traditional old-fashioned handcraft with the latest technology to produce sweet sounding custom hand made guitars. The Ellis standard models are the triple 0, 000 small body guitar, slotted headstock 12 fret, the OM, auditorium guitar, cutaway with wedge and the dreadnought. A combination of international solid timbers renowned for acoustic and sound-producing qualities, temperature and humidity controlled environments, attention to colour matching and design, and patient awareness of the delicate processes of manufacture including wood tuning, thicknesses, bracing and finishing techniques guarantee beauty and quality.
Steel string dreadnought, 000, jumbo, OM, small jumbo, L1, Weissenborn and Lap Steel models, wood body and metal body resonators and custom wood and timber stomp boxes are all hand crafted and handmade. A combination of custom options include: body shape, body thickness, neck thickness, neck back radius, headstock shape, ergonomics – 00 / small body, 000 / parlour, OM model, dreadnought model, small jumbo model, jumbo model, baritone, harp guitar, weissenborn, lap steel – 14 fret to body, 12 fret to body, extra frets, slotted headstock, solid headstock, fretboard radius, thicker fretwire, thinner fretwire, short scale length – sideports, fanned fret, soundhole position, double neck, left-handed – nut, saddle, machines, bridge pins, end pins, strap button, pickup, bridge – dots, paua abalone, pearl, wood, signature, heel cap, body heel, your design – 6 string, 7 string, 8 string, 12 string, sympathetic strings, drone strings – back timber, sides timber, soundboard, binding, headstock veneer, inlays, rosette – treble response, bass response, even response, volume output, finish effect, bracing effect – timbers effect.