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Though he's only been at it for a few years, Young has a few signature flairs he adds to his guitars. One is a "g" shaped insignia he puts on the head of each neck, as well as behind the guitar's neck where it joins the body.

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He said even musicians don't realize how much better a hand made guitar can be than a store bought.

"Most of the ones you buy off the production line are all plywood and plastic, with stickers and decals," he said.

and play incredible."

Young now has a workshop in the garage of his home in Lacombe, Alta. Last year he made great strides towards getting his business, G Custom Guitar and Repair, off the ground. Although he welds part of the time, he wants to eventually work full time at making guitars.

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Many of the differences between hand made and store bought can't really be seen in the finished product. He used the guitar neck as an example.

Young is still learning as he goes. He said the process can be nerve wracking at times, especially when bending wood. He once snapped an expensive strip of wood he was shaping for the sides of a guitar.

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"He lives out in the middle of nowhere," said Young. "He's got a couple shacks you stay in. There's no cell phone service, no Internet. You go there for two months and you build guitars for seven days a week, 12 hours a day, and that's all you do."

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His other signature is a thin inlay up the centre of each fretboard.

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In 2013 he built 10 guitars, and five of those were specialized orders.

What has surprised Young is that most of his customers don't want to build a guitar from scratch to order.

"I'm finding most people say, 'What do you have in stock?' So I've been building a lot to my taste. Most people want to pick something. They don't want to come in and design it, which surprises me. I thought more people would be on board for the designing."

What musicians get for their money, however, is near complete control over the sound and style.

to have more bass or treble, depending on the wood used.

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A hand made custom guitar doesn't come cheap. His start at around $2,500 and can go up from there, depending on materials and style.

"That's something I came up with on my own," he said.

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