My name is Roderick Octigan and I am the founder of Octigan Guitars. I am very proud to say that each instrument produced at Octigan Guitars is hand made by me.

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My name is Roderick, and the principal of Octigan Guitars, and as such each instrument produced at Octigan Guitars is hand made by me.  The journey begins with the sourcing of tonewoods through to the final setup. Being inspired by my grandfather, an award winning luthier himself, I have developed a passion for building beautiful archtop guitars. When a customer asks me to build their dream guitar, I encourage them to have an involvement right from the beginning.  I instigate a discussion to
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Sixteen inch Florentine for Peter

After the recent sale of the "16 inch Florentine Cherry Burst" to a lovely Gent by the name of Nick who ended up with a bit of a video on
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