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We thought you’d like to know…. Help us spread the word! Liquidation Celebration SALE starts Thursday, Feb. 22nd. —– *** PRESS RELEASE: February 16, 2018 *** —– CUSTOM SOUND INSTRUMENTS TRANSITIONING AWAY FROM RETAIL OPERATION TO FOCUS ON CORE VALUES & FOUNDATIONAL EXPERTISE New direction will emphasize return to original mission & passion for building […]

3D Modeling the New Transit Custom (video)


New Model Coming Soon!   We are building a new semi-hollow guitar from the ground up.  The new Transit model is a fully chambered electric guitar with four neck options, four bridge options, and three finish choices.  The 3D model is complete, and now its time to prototype the body.  Our good friend Jason Lindsey […]

The New CaseParlor is Live!


Have you ever heard of CaseParlor is a website we developed that specializes in finding you the right case for your instrument.  We recently moved and transfer all of it to its own section here on our main site.   The Case Parlor provides online tools for sizing and finding the right fit for different body […]

Keep Calm & Carry It On


We all know that guitar cases won’t fit in the carry-on box thing that measures your bag at the airport.  But the need is over to carefully find a perfectly nice, well meaning airline person at the counter to beg and plead your case (pun intended) so as to not require checking your beloved instrument […]

Gift Cards Online


  Gift cards make the perfect gift for musicians… unless of course you know which guitar they want!  The gift of choice is often the safest bet for significant others. Pay Online. Your Choice. We have online gift cards and you can choose to download a digital card (the recipient will have store credit under […]



CLARIFICATION: We still have both stores! We decided to turn the old shop into our custom consultation area for repair clients and the Solstice custom guitar operation. We needed the additional space for more benches and stations for our repair work, restoration projects, and for our custom guitar building operation.  We moved the retail store […]

NEW LD Speaker Systems


The Perfect Acoustic Amp & PA System   Designed in Germany, LD Audio Systems provide some of the best setups on the market. From battery powered PA’s to powerful towers, sub woofers and satellites speakers included, LD has options for solo musicians, touring bands, and even the casual musical listener. Custom Sound Instruments in Flagstaff, […]



If you haven’t heard, we recently launched our sister site called  Think of this as us starting a new and different restaurant.  CaseParlor is dedicated to finding you the right size case online.  Once you visit you’ll see why we decided to make it completely separate from Custom Sound. Help us spread the word […]

Guitar Lesson Deals

Guitar lesson

Need a guitar?  Want to take some lessons? Learn to jam with our lesson package!  It includes a month of lessons with the Thomas Byers Guitar Studio, a perfect deal to get you playing and creating music. Buy any student-level guitar and add the lesson package.  By adding the lesson package you will get 10% […]