I've posted before about M&R Guitars, run by my brother's mate Richard. They've just got a spanking new website (also on Twitter and Facebook). Popped over to his workshop the other day for a look around and ended up at an impromptu jamming session. Richard is a luthier, which means he can make and repair just about anything with strings. He's even refurbished a double base, which sounds amazing. If you're in the market for a handmade guitar, do check him out. He makes everything from 100% British wood, including 5,000 year old bog oak! He's currently working on an ethical guitar, made from materials that don't include animal products. From classical to electric, he's an artist.
For the next few days you can listen to his interview on Radio Leicester, 1:35:30.