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T-Style Deluxe and ’69 Thinline Templates

I’ve just added two new template sets to the luthier tools store.  If you’re looking for guitar building templates, and you like T-Style guitars, have a look! T-style Deluxe Guitar Template Set The T-style Deluxe is an awesome beast. It sports a Strat neck with a big headstock, humbuckers (wide range or standard), two volumes […]

Happy New Year! Looking Back at 2014

Thanks to all of you, Potvin Guitars had a fantastic 2014!  I couldn’t begin to run down the entire list of awesomness, but here are a few highlights that meant a lot to me: introducing a new six-inline headstock for the Ranchero model building a limited run of 10th Anniversary Ranchero Classics introducing a new 3+3 […]

Guitar Template Store is OPEN!

It’s Guitar Template Heaven! I’m pleased to announce that the Potvin Guitars online store is now open!  You can finally browse all the available guitar building templates and jigs in one place! I think you’ll find searching for templates much easier now.  There are a bunch of features that I’m sure you’ll like: Live Shipping Quotes The store […]

The Holy Grail Guitar Show Was Great!

Thanks Berlin!  Mrs. Potvin Guitars and I had a great time on our whirlwind trip to Berlin for the first ever Holy Grail Guitar Show.  We ate some great food, discovered some fantastic new beer, met with old friends, made new friends… and oh yes, we spent two very busy days at a guitar show! We […]

Holy Grail Guitar Show 2014

I’m very pleased to announce that I’ve been invited to exhibit my guitars at the Holy Grail Guitar Show!  November 15 & 16 in Berlin Germany there will be so many amazing builders to meet and guitars to see… I can’t wait!  If you’re in Berlin, don’t miss this!

The Super Bee Family Is Growing!

This new member of the Super Bee Series has been working it’s way through the Potvin Guitars skunkworks for quite some time!  I’m normally a fan of Bigsby vibratos, but a Strat style trem really just seems to suit the Super Bee vibe. This is a poplar test body that needs a few more improvements, but […]

Ranchero Jr Blackguard – Full Circle

It’s been 10 years since I built the first version of a guitar that I would later name The Ranchero.  Many variations of the soon-to-be Ranchero came out of the Potvin Guitars skunk works until finally, in 2009, I unveiled the first “official” Ranchero at the Montreal Guitar Show.  Many things have changed since that 2009 version, but the […]

Super Bee Updates

The Super Bee models are getting some tweaks!  All versions will now have a deeper cutaway for better upper fret access.  Here’s my son’s heavily played original Super Bee prototype and a new deeper cutaway version in progress.  Stay tuned for more changes! Visit the Super Bee Model page for complete specs, pricing and more pictures.

Get Your Guitar Building Templates!

Have you always wanted to build your own guitar?  Are you looking for templates to help make that happen?  Look no further!  I’m pleased to announce that Potvin Guitars is now offering DIY items for guitar builders. Click here to find out why even professional builders choose my templates over others.