Shonky Archive

Here you will find Shonky Instruments that have found  loving homes.
If you have bought one of our Instruments why not drop me a line to let me know what you think of it or send us a picture, or if you use it for recording or make a video let us know and I will show it here

JSB Custom

JSB custom build

"it's amazing thank you!!"

PF Custom Slide Bluescaster

ShonKy PF Custom slide guitar

"Thanks so much for all the thought and skill you devoted to meeting my wishes for a custom slide guitar  - it plays perfectly, sounds terrific and looks great.  Brilliant value for a unique hand-made instrument!
I genuinely think you have done a terrific job on the guitar, and it will be a prize instrument among those that I own"

ShonKy TH44

ShonKy TH44

ShonKy Soprano cigar box Ukulele
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Soprano cigar box Ukulele. SCBU007

It's here! Love it! Looks fabulous and sounds great acoustically."


GLW Double neck.
This one was commissioned by Gavin Wilson of Guitarz Blog Folow the link below to read his in depth review.

GLW double neck

"What a superb guitar. well balanced great neck perfectly set up and it sounds great.
amazing value for money and top notch customer service too. keep up the good work"
Paul Bell.

"Beautifully crafted and sounds lovely. Even better than expected. Well pleased."

"Lovely. Good sound and beautiful to look at. Thanks"

ShonKybox HS SCBG 0019
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"I'm very pleased with SCBG019, it's very playable and completely different to my other semi in all respects, so feel completely justified in my impulse purchase! The tone when plugged in is quite remarkable, very pleasing. Thanks again for producing such a distinctive and interesting instrument, I hope to be back for another one day.
Tenor Ukulele

"Superb item, superb price, fast dispatch & delivery"

"Amazing craftsmanship and a truly original design!! I plan on purchasing more!!"

3 string Ginger bread man tin
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"love love love it, fast easy transaction"

ShonKybox S-Honk 6 string CBG   

ShonKyBox 6 string S'Honk SCBG0024 
"Great communication, very friendly advice and I love the uniqueness of my Shonkybox!! Great guitar :)"
Chris D

ShonKybox Tenor Guitar 001

ShonKy Graffiti 001

Bread Bin Instruments

The Following where all made from one Barrel shaped beech Bread Bin courtesy of Ikea and my good lady.

ShonKy Shortscale breadbin Tenor guitar

"Fell in love with this guitar built by a gentleman genius! Thank you! "


"Great tenor guitar. And who knew shipping it across the pond could be so fast."


"Dear Anthony,
Mandola arrived safe and sound today ( good service ).
It`s beautiful and plays superbly straight out of the box ( strong box too! )
I`m delighted. 
Many thanks,

"Great Instrument, it sits great with my 5 String Banjo and Tenor Guitar. G Tuned"

"Delighted with guitar, will have a lot of fun with it. Thanks,"

"love the guitar ! excelent seller :)"

 "•:*¨¨*:•.FIVE.•:*¨¨*:•.STAR.•:*¨¨*:•.E-BAYER.•:*¨¨*:•. THANK YOU!!! A+A+A+A+A+A"

"Brilliant instrument. Great deal and excellent comms"

"Perfect. Hope to deal with you again soon!"

Shonky La Calbana Flor Fina 6 string

ShonKy Beatnik
"A gem of a guitar - thank you so much for building it"

ShonKy Cigar Box Ukulele. No 1 La Corona
"Amazing. Well made. Good sound. Great value. Speedy delivery. Thanks a lot"

"What a Superb guitar. Far better than I was expecting. The look and build quality are top notch and it sounds epic! . Thanks very very much. "

Shonky Strat
"Great thanks. Awesome guitar for great price, keep up the good work."

King Six 3 String 
"the little Shonky growls and howls as if it has come straight out of the Mississippi delta, I could not be more pleased with it, makes me feel that I sat on ma porch keepin a look out for dangerous critters. "

ShonKybox Tripletone
"its really very cool and sounds
great.. has a perfect place in my collection!"

"Hi recieved the bass guitar today. set it all up and it plays and feels beautifully. It sounds very powerful and gutsy. Thanks for selling it to me. I'm very pleased with it."

"Sounds and looks amazing. A++++++"


"A craftsman and a real gent. If you're hesitating over one, then stop it and buy"

Shonky Splatter Jet
(A Lag Jet 100 with Custom Splatter Artwork)
"great item great comms great packing top ebayer top artist need more shonky Lags"

Salty Dog
 "going to hang it on the wall as its too cool looking to be hidden away,everyone ive shown it too loves it :)"

 Shonky Diddy Diddley Bow
"great 'diddy' diddley bow - nice sound, quick delivery - 10/10"

 Shonky Pizzatop Telecaster
"Extra care for shipping, beautiful instrument, awesome - really decent value!"
Dirk, Belgium