Aylward Guitars

product types: 

  • banjos
  • mandolins
  • acoustic guitars
  • electric guitars


Rob Aylward  studied Musical Instrument Technology for four years at the  London College of Furniture (now Guildhall University) under the tuition of Herbert Schartz and the widely acclaimed classical guitar  maker Michael Gee. He started R J Aylward guitars in 1990 and has steadily built a reputation for high quality handcrafted instruments. Rob has been most noted for his work with the Selmer style guitars and can count Hank Marvin, Robin and Kevin Nolan, John Wheatcroft, Andy Mackenzie and Gary Potter and amongst the well-known musicians he has built instruments for. Aylward also builds electric archtops, banjos and mandolins.


R.J Aylward Guitars
1 Kinermony cottages
AB38 9LT Aberlour , BAN
United Kingdom
Banffshire GB