Solo STK-1 DIY Electric Guitar Kit

Rated 5.00 out of 5 based on 6 customer ratings
(6 customer reviews)

$ USD 109.99


SKU: STK-1 Category:

Product Description

This DIY guitar kit has everything you need for building your own custom ST Style Electric Guitar. You will need only some basic tools and finishing supplies. All challenging wood cutting, drilling and shaping is already done professionally, as well as fret leveling and dressing. A detailed manual is included with step by step instructions.

Kit includes:

  • Unfinished basswood body with a poly sealant
  • Unfinished maple neck with blackwood (engineered rosewood) fingerboard
  • Press-fit peghead bushings
  • String Retainers
  • Tuning Machines
  • Strings
  • Strap Buttons
  • Pickguard Assembly
  • Tremolo bridge
  • Jack plate
  • Neck Plate
  • Back Plate
  • Spring Claw
  • Springs
  • Ground Wire
  • Cord
  • Truss rod Allen key
  • Bridge saddles Allen key
  • All mounting screws are included
IMPORTANT (in addition to our standard return policy): due to their nature kits can be returned only in virtually untouched condition and in original package.

Technical Details

Body Information


Body Material

DIY Kit Information

Poly Resin Sealer


Neck Information




Scale Length

Thick Nut

Width Nut

Hardware and Electronics
Hardware Color

Selector Type






6 reviews for Solo STK-1 DIY Electric Guitar Kit

  1. Rated 5 out of 5

    James Texeira (verified owner)

    This is was my first project and I’m very pleased with how it turned out. Sounds great! The kit has everything needed to build the guitar. Highly recommend this.

  2. Rated 5 out of 5

    john mcdowell (verified owner)

    i thought it would be fun to try a build. ive never played electric guitar, only acoustics. My expectations were,i think, realistic in a kit for this price. It shipped and delivered very fast. The overall quality of the wood grain, fit,finish of parts,chrome,the parts being protected by film,etc. are impressive and i have to say exceeded my expectations. even included is a length of solder ! The instructions are o.k. but i had to research and ask about a couple things that arent clear in the instructions like pos. vs. ground on the jack and some details of the set – up but i got responses to my e mails to solo and spent some time on line.I took a weekend to sand the body and neck and finish the neck. The week was spent painting the body (red) and then today i assembled and set -up. Ive played it a bit and continue to learn about the set-up and i have to say its pretty cool to build. I love it in flag red with semi-gloss. Take your time with the finish – mine turned out better than i anticipated !

  3. Rated 5 out of 5

    Brad Stevens (verified owner)

    Great kit! I purchased this DIY guitar package with “0” experience building or setting up guitars. With the body predrilled, the neck in phenomenal shape out of the box and pre-wired pickups, this is great for all levels of experience.

    As a bonus, Solo is a great company, I was surprised and extremely happy with the timely shipping. The customer service was also amazing, as I had an issue with a piece of hardware and they responded and corrected immediately. (Not sure if the issue was my fault or not)

  4. Rated 5 out of 5

    Staticx11 (verified owner)

    Guitar was shipped 10 min after order was placed, awsome product for the price.

  5. Rated 5 out of 5

    sjyeya_kk (verified owner)

    I am not a luthier; I am just a regular guy who loves playing guitar. This product is fantastic. I pretty much built my own guitar with ZERO experience. Every guitarist needs this product! Every guitarist needs to experience building their guitar. I can only say great things about the product because it is simply the truth.

  6. Rated 5 out of 5

    j.mcksmith (verified owner)

    Kit was really easy to build. I had to shim the neck pocket which was a little disappointing since Solo has a reputation for tight fitting pockets, but it was easy to do. (Not sure what I’m going to do with all the extra veneer I have now though. Lol)

    I leveled the frets and got the action down to 3/64 so it plays really nice.

    I bought the black hardware pack, so I upgraded the nut with a Tusq XL since I was taking the old one off. Haven’t had any tuning issues. Other than the stock tuners aren’t that smooth so getting the guitar tuned to begin with is a challenge. I’m keeping my eye out for better tuners.

    I found the pickups too shrill for my tastes, even for strat pickups, so those are also on the list for future upgrade.

    All that said, I gave it 5 stars cause it met my expectations for the price point.

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