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17th October 2019
Check out Luke’s new video.
15th October 2019
Alister Atkin visits Andertons in Guildford and spends a great afternoon talking to the Captain, Lee Anderton.
3rd October 2019
We started to develop our aged finish in 2010. It was the result of an accident with one of our Buddy Holly J45s. The guitar got a bad scratch during the build so we thought let’s age it to look like Buddy’s original guitar.
Perfect Nitro Cellulose finishes are one of the most time consuming parts of guitar building, it’s an Art. We have been using Nitro since day one.
Carving a volute is an important part of making a neck, it plays a part in it’s strength and stability. It’s also an oppertunity to give the guitar some character, it shows of the makers abilities.
25th September 2019
Brooks stopped by recently to give us his opinion on the work we do at Atkin Guitars. Check out what he had to say and hear some of his beautiful playing.
27th June 2017
“The guitar has a ‘vintage’ voicing but is more structurally stable, too – Atkin is no slave to the vintage aesthetic”
27th December 2015
“It’s Clear that Atkin makes great guitars. It’s also clear that he loves Martins, and in the Retrospective 28 Series has created amazing replicas of Nazareth’s best vintage models.”
27th October 2014
“Something old, something new – a pair of guitars that pay tribute to two legendary bluegrass players…”
27th February 2012
“Less frills, less cash, just as much tone!”