Build Your Own Lapsteel

With Christmas just around the corner, you will no doubt have some spare time on your hands.

Lap steel guitars

So rather than spend these holidays with nagging relatives, why not build yourself a lap steel guitar? It’s really not that difficult and, best of all, it’s so cheap you could probably auction those less than exciting gifts on ebay to pay for the project. has put together a huge step-by-step guide to building a lap steel. There are detailed drawings, lists of required tools and materials and even where to find suppliers. Pictures are included with each set of instructions making it easy for you to check your doing things right. However, if you do run into trouble there’s a more detailed eBook available and a print book on the way.

You can check out the how to on building a lap steel guitar at

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