Michael Williams guitar maker

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Since you’re reading this, you may already have had a good experience with a hand-built guitar. Then again, you might be wondering what an instrument from a small-volume designer and builder like me can offer that a factory-built one can’t.

As well as showing you what guitars I build myself, I hope that your visit here will help explain why there are an increasing number of hand-builders in Australia producing instruments in many cases better than any in the world. As I add to these pages I’ll try to explain my understanding of how these fascinating instruments work. They are quite simple in structure but wonderfully complex in action.

And I always keep in mind that without a player a guitar is just a wooden box. Or perhaps not even wooden. Have a look at this: