Sugi Guitars


    Do you know what Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, George Benson, Steve Lukather, Mike Porcaro, Sam Porcaro, Phil Collen, Jaco Pastorius, Sting, Paul Gilbert and many other artists have in common? What connects all these beautiful people can be summed up in two words: Makoto Sugimoto. A man of the shadows, Makoto is one of the most prolific master builders in the industry. His collaborations with the biggest brands are countless: Fender Custom Shop, Ibanez LA Custom Shop, Strandberg, Epiphone, Yamaha and many others. In 35 years of career, Makoto Sugimoto has written more than 1,500 technical sheets and engineering files for the manufacture of musical instruments. His unique know-how and his relentless attention to detail have greatly contributed to making Makoto - Nick - Sugimoto the luthier that the big brands call on when they need to produce exceptional instruments, whether for renowned artists or for very exclusive limited series.

    Makoto Sugimoto is also and above all, Sugi Guitars, founded in 2002 in Nagano, Japan. Makoto and his small team produce only around 30 instruments per month. At Sugi, there is no catalog, all the guitars and basses are totally original because everything is made à la carte. The brand manufactures its instruments in the traditional way without CNC, but with a unique know-how. The handles are shaped with a gouge, by hand, the bodies cut out without digital machines, the inlays are entirely made by hand. Each piece of wood is selected on demand according to the customer's wishes or according to the inspiration of the moment. At Sugi, there are only Master Builts.

    Guitars Rebellion is the exclusive representative of the brand in Europe. We really work hand in hand with the brand to offer you fully personalized and totally tailor-made instruments. We select the wood species on site, with the team for all our guitars and accompany you throughout the ordering process to design the instrument of your dreams.

    Discover the exceptional Sugi guitars and basses. Your choices, your desires. Sugi is a real Custom Shop. The only limit is your creativity!