- electric guitars
Rob Williams started making guitars as a teenager in 1984 and two years later, at the age of 21, he went to work with John Diggins at Jay Dee Guitars in Birmingham. He worked there for about 18 months repairing, restoring, fret dressing, wiring and do set-ups, before leaving for the USA to work with Hideo Kamamoto at his instrument repair business in San Jose. On his return to the UK he worked for Patrick Eggle Guitars in Coventry for 5 years before setting up on his own in 1994 in Birmingham's Jewellery Quarter. Over the years since then Rob Williams has established a reputation as one of the UK's finest custom electric guitar builders. He's now based outside of Newtown, Powys.