product types: 

  • cigar box guitars
  • electric guitars
  • resonator guitars


Kochel Guitars are made with reclaimed materials in Montana. The bodies are made from wood salvaged from local buildings. The necks of Kochel guitars are made from various native woods. The fingerboards are reclaimed and shaped by such things as scrub oak pallets and other American hardwoods. Each fret board has spent ammo cartridges as fret markers. The nut is made from Montana bison or elk bone.  The saddles are constructed from salvaged barn wood incorporating an antique nail or an old skeleton key. Each box guitar comes as acoustic/electric..

Source: Kochel Guitars website (7 September 2021)


Kochel Guitars 59823 Potomac , MT
United States
Montana US