Yes I do, rates are $60 an hour with a 4 hour minimum. Quotes will be estimated on a per piece basis
Yes I do but the price reflects the extra amount of work to create the design, patterns, jigs and fixtures that are necessary to keep the level of work at a high standard.
To build an archtop style guitar, with modest trimmings takes about 120 hours. A solid body with a flat top and few trims much less. A chambered hollow body somewhere in between. Archtop construction techniques add many steps that that simply are not applicable or necessary for a solid body guitar.
Applied to guitar building handmade means that I created using my hands, all of the jigs and fixtures used to produce parts for guitars, then using those jigs and fixtures I am able to repeatedly make parts using basic hand and power tools. I use Jigs and fixtures to maintain a high level of accuracy that is essential to building high quality guitars.