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These TIN-TONE GUITARS are entirely Hand-built in London by Jon Free. Coming from a background in Archtop Guitars, Tin-Tones are constructed in an unique manner; inspired by the engineering ingenuity of c.1920s Resonator and Stroh-Guitar designs, and the resoucefulness of turn-of-the-century Cigar-Box guitar-builders, Tin-Tones are assembled using re-assigned antique tins and reclaimed seasoned hardwoods, fitted with hand-crafted parts of our own design.

Available Acoustic or Electrified, each one is Unique, and will have an evocative and timeless sound of it's own!

See www.tin-tone.com for full details of what we've made, and what's currently for sale...!

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At 5:32pm on January 15, 2011, The Phrygian Kid said…

haha YES!!

my vintage les paul is always letting me down!!

help !!


thats classic man

At 5:29pm on January 15, 2011, The Phrygian Kid said…

ok jon thats great !

yeah im real close by.  I have my daughter tonight and tomorrow til 5, but monday night im free, and wednesday night i go to my woodclub in Berwick, I can take you there if you want a look around?  Thurdays are my build day, come on out for the day and we'll build you a guitar to take home? :D

got a phone number there?

At 8:10pm on January 13, 2011, The Phrygian Kid said…

hi jon :)

thanks ofr adding me on..

you're staying in Beaconsfield? thats in victoria?

well youre just around the corner from me.. please do say hi, im the other tin guitar guy..  :)

u can give me a call anytime my mobile number is 0407-702-377

cheers jef long

At 8:12pm on May 7, 2010, dg said…
your very welcome and thanks for the add, just checking out the tunes ya have on your site, bitchin
At 8:30pm on February 19, 2010, Roger Morin said…
Thanks for the invite, I myself am learning about cigar box guitars and at present putting togeather a three string kit that a friend made and gave me.
At 1:48pm on December 4, 2009, Tres Seaver said…
I'm enjoying the "Swine Flew" cut a lot!
At 8:54pm on December 2, 2009, Susan Hunt said…
Beautiful guitars and beautiful music....
At 4:42pm on October 16, 2009, Dianne Woods said…
Love the tins.
At 6:58pm on August 28, 2009, Willardj said…
tin tones are killer...great sounding..
At 12:49pm on August 23, 2009, Harvey Grandad said…
Best hand-crafted traditional and Tin-Tone Guitars in the world!

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