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Holy Grail Vintage Roots Guitars create hand built instruments inspired by the classic guitars of the 1920s and 1930s.

Steve Chilvers, a self taught luthier with a background of cabinet making always had a big interest in blues and roots music and vintage guitars.

He started building cigar box guitars in about 2012 but for the last 5 years has turned his interests more towards his real passion - Stella and resophonic guitars inspired by the 1920s and 1930s models and custom builds influenced by this era.

Steve has built instruments for many artists on the worlwide blues and roots scene (see Players page).