The finest hand-crafted guitars and basses made to order.

Utilizing renowned japanese precision and classic british design for the ultimate in tone and style. Maintenance, repairs and customizations.

Hi and welcome to josh parkin guitars. Wether you’re a professional musician looking for a precision instrument or a beginner looking to get the most out of your factory made guitar, we have a service for you. Regardless of the instrument we are working on, we apply the highest standards of workmanship to your instrument. We understand that in many cases musicians and money don’t come hand in hand, so do not fear, we have plenty of tricks up our sleeves to help you out. If you can’t afford to have a fully customized instrument, why not have your factory guitar customized to your specification, there is an endless possibility of modifications we can make to your guitar. On this site you can see a list of popular mods, but if you’ve got something special in mind, feel free to contact us and we can work something out to ensure you stand out from the crowd. We have both native english and japanese staff so there should be no problems with communicating your exact specifications. Wether you play a low-end factory instrument or a top shelf custom job, regular maintenance is a must for any musician (especially with the erratic humidity between the seasons in japan). You may feel the action or tone of your guitar is holding you back from playing better, the cances are that your guitar just needs a good set-up. Having all of those minor adjustments made perfectly can improve your playing drastically, so why not pop into the shop or drop us a line and see how we can help you.