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Fender Custom Shop Configurator

Create your dream Fender with Guitar Hunter

As an official dealer of the Fender Custom Shop, Guitar Hunter is happy to guide you in creating the guitar of your dreams through our configurator.
In a few simple steps you can choose everything about your guitar that will be made directly by the Fender Custom Shop in California, by the hands of the luthiers who have created unique instruments for international artists.

How do I create my guitar with Fender Custom Shop?

  1. Download the Fender Custom Shop Design Guide to see all possible configurations, available colors and various models.
  2. Use our configurator and start personalizing your order. Select a Build Level, which can be Teambuilt or Masterbuilt.
  3. Select a Base Model – a starting model for your guitar.
  4. Select Aging Type, Colors, Hardware and all other parts in the next steps.
  5. Add notes if necessary, enter your details and confirm the quote. We will contact you to inform you of the discounted price reserved for you.

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What are the expected delivery times for a Fender Custom Shop order?

Delivery times vary by model. Waiting times range from a minimum of 6-12 months for custom built. For Masterbuilts, they will be communicated at the time of confirmation of the estimate.

How long does it take to send me the quote?

You will receive your quote within 2 business days of sending the form.

Questions or help

Need help with your order? Contact us through e-mail at info@guitarhunter.dk.

 

    Build Level

    Build Level


    Master Builder


    Fender Custom Shop Configurator 2 Fender Custom Shop

    Dale Wilson came to Fender in 2003, joined the Custom Shop in 2005 and became a Master Builder in 2011.

    "I've always loved guitars since I can remember" claims the Master Builder.

    He has a great talent for creating incredible instruments like the Resophonic Thinline Telecaster®. Wilson also built five beautiful custom guitars for the January 2011 NAMM Show.


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    Paul Waller is a Southern California native, luthier by blood. He built his first guitar at age 14, then graduated from the prestigious Roberto-Venn School of Violin Making in Phoenix. Waller joined Fender in 2003.

    He became a Master Builder in 2011.

    His work in the Fender Custom Shop includes a bass for Adam Clayton of U2, a Thinline Telecaster for U2 singer Bono, some Telecasters for Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones, co-work on a Strat for Ronnie Wood, and a double neck Jazzmaster for guitarist Troy Van Leeuwen of Queens Of the Stone Age.


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    He joined the Fender Custom Shop in 1995 and completed a five-year apprenticeship under Senior Master Builder John English in 2006.

    Among many different projects co-curated with him, Smith worked on a pair of double-neck Strats for Stone Temple Pilots guitarist Dean De Leo. Since then he has made fine instruments for notable players including John 5, Michael Landau, Flea, Josh Klinghoffer, Steve Harris, Reggie Hamilton, Linkin Park, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Neon Trees and many more.


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    When he arrived in the United States in 1990, Shishkov settled in the Chicago area and collaborated with a number of prominent artists, including Dimebag Darrel, Jimmy Page and Robert Plant, Nuno Bettencourt and Paul Stanley of Kiss.

    Shishkov joined the Fender Custom Shop Master Builder team in 2000 and continues to create truly magnificent instruments featuring beautiful detailing and inlays.


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    Todd Krause has built exquisitely crafted custom instruments for many of the world's greatest artists, including Jeff Beck, Eric Clapton, Bob Dylan, David Gilmour, Robbie Robertson, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Robin Trower, Roger Waters and many more.

    He came to Fender in 1991 and has grown steadily going through different roles, as a pattern maker through research and development to then focus on making the instruments. He became a Custom Shop Master Builder in 1997 and has created countless instruments, all of which embody his personal design philosophy: "Form and function matter most."


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    Combining his dual passion for music and woodworking, he started building high-end acoustic guitars very early on. Since becoming a Master Builder he has been building instruments for top musicians including Paul McCartney, Andy Summers, Johnny Marr, Patrick Stump, Mike Dirnt, Sting and many more. He has created double-neck guitars and offbeat versions of classic Fender designs with various artists.

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    Greg Fessler came to the Fender Custom Shop in 1990, starting out as an apprentice.

    He worked on the Robben Ford line of guitars, eventually becoming sole builder of those instruments and, later, Ford's personal builder. Fessler has built one-of-a-kind Stratocaster and Telecaster models for a myriad of players, including Joe Bonnamasa, Jeff Healey, Hank Marvin, John Mayer, Rhonda Smith, Neil Schon and Pete Wentz, to name a few.


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    Thorn has built more than 800 custom instruments under the Thorn Guitars name. Thorn is among the first to assume the title of Principal Master Builder: one of the highest honors in the Fender Custom Shop and guitar building community.

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    Kyle McMillin has over 15 years of guitar making experience, now serving the Fender Custom Shop. McMillin recently completed a five-year apprenticeship under the careful supervision of Yuriy Shishkov, has worked on nearly 1,000 guitars.

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    Originally from the Netherlands, Vincent moved to California in 2005 and started working for Fender. In 2012 he started working at the Fender Custom Shop.

    He has worked on many prestigious guitars, including the Gary Moore '61 Stratocaster replica and more recently the Phil Lynott Precision Bass.

    Teambuilt

    Teambuilt instruments are made in the Fender Custom Shop in California by a team of highly specialized and selected luthiers. The whole team will work on creating the instrument especially for you.

    Masterbuilt

    Masterbuilt instruments are made by a single luthier - chosen from those available in the drop-down menu. The luthier of your choice will take care of the entire realization of the guitar of your dreams. These are the same luthiers who have made iconic instruments for internationally renowned artists, such as John Mayer or Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones.

    Base model
    Base Model


    Turn to page 15 of the Designer Guide to see them all.

    Select a Stratocaster model

    Select a Telecaster model

    Select a Jazzmaster model

    Select a Jaguar model

    Select a Precision Bass model

    Select a Jazz Bass model

    Enter the model


    Enter the desired model

    Body
    Aging Type


    Turn to page 23 of the Designer Guide to see them all.

    Orientation

    Construction

    Construction

    Binding
    Bound fingerboard

    Binding
    Bound body top (No arm contour)

    Bound body top & back (No contours)

    Bound fingerboard

    Body Wood


    Turn to page 27 of the Designer Guide to see them all.

    Body Exotic Top


    Body Wood Option

    Color
    Body Color


    Turn to page 31 of the Designer Guide to see them all.

    Color

    Color over color (Base)

    Color over color (Upper)

    Color (Sparkle)

    Color option

    Paisley (Top)

    Paisley (Top/back)

    Body Finish

    Neck

    Neck Wood


    Turn to page 30 of the Designer Guide to see them all.

    Neck Wood Option


    Neck Tint

    Neck Finish


    Neck Finish Option


    Neck Shape


    Turn to page 35 of the Designer Guide to see them all.

    Neck Shape


    Turn to page 35 of the Designer Guide to see them all.

    Neck Shape


    Turn to page 35 of the Designer Guide to see them all.

    Fingerboard Wood


    Fingerboard Wood Option


    Fingerboard Radius


    Fingerboard Option


    Width at Nut


    Nut Material


    Fret Wire


    Turn to page 39 of the Designer Guide to see them all.

    Number of Frets


    Position & Side Markers


    12th Fret Dot Spacing


    Hardware
    Truss Rod

    Hardware Color


    Neck Plate


    Bridge


    Turn to page 53 of the Designer Guide to see them all.

    Bridge


    Turn to page 53 of the Designer Guide to see them all.

    Bridge


    Turn to page 53 of the Designer Guide to see them all.

    Bridge


    Turn to page 53 of the Designer Guide to see them all.

    Tuning Machines


    Turn to page 55 of the Designer Guide to see them all.

    Tuning Machines


    Turn to page 55 of the Designer Guide to see them all.

    Pickguard


    Turn to page 56 of the Designer Guide to see them all.

    Pickguard


    Turn to page 56 of the Designer Guide to see them all.

    Pickguard


    Turn to page 56 of the Designer Guide to see them all.

    Pickguard


    Turn to page 56 of the Designer Guide to see them all.

    Control Knobs


    Turn to page 57 of the Designer Guide to see them all.

    Control Knobs


    Turn to page 57 of the Designer Guide to see them all.

    Control Knobs


    Turn to page 57 of the Designer Guide to see them all.

    Pickup Covers



    Turn to page 57 of the Designer Guide to see them all.

    Pickup Covers


    Turn to page 57 of the Designer Guide to see them all.

    Electronics
    Wiring


    Turn to page 46 of the Designer Guide to see them all.

    Wiring


    Turn to page 46 of the Designer Guide to see them all.

    Wiring

    Wiring

    Miscellaneous Electronics

    S-1 Switch

    S-1 Switch

    S-1 Switch

    S-1 Switch

    Stratocaster Pickups

    Turn to page 41 of the Designer Guide to see them all.

    Bridge Pickup

    Middle Pickup


    Neck Pickup

    Telecaster Pickups

    Turn to page 41 of the Designer Guide to see them all.

    Bridge Pickup

    Neck Pickup

    Jazzmaster Pickups

    Turn to page 41 of the Designer Guide to see them all.

    Bridge Pickup

    Neck Pickup

    Jaguar Pickups

    Turn to page 41 of the Designer Guide to see them all.

    Bridge Pickup

    Neck Pickup

    Bass VI Pickups

    Turn to page 41 of the Designer Guide to see them all.

    Bridge Pickup

    Middle Pickup

    Neck Pickup

    Precision Bass

    Turn to page 41 of the Designer Guide to see them all.

    Pickups

    Jazz Bass

    Turn to page 41 of the Designer Guide to see them all.

    Bridge Pickup

    Neck Pickup

    Additional notes
    Additional notes


    Is there anything you would like to add or specify? Write it here, we will include it in your quote.

    Your information

    First Name


    Last Name


    Email


    Phone


    Address