JPS Guitars Dave Smith Newcastle Upon Tyne JPS Guitars evolved through Dave Smith's lifetime involvement with music, and fascination with sound experimentation. Each instrument is unique, and has its own individual voice and tonal variations, making use of piezo pickup systems blended with magnetic pickups. This format gives the player a massive array of sounds, ranging from standard electric guitar tones, through to rich, full acoustic sounds. We can also offer the option of separating the outputs to enable blending the pickups externally, which can be very useful for recording/mixing. All instruments are hand crafted, and constructed as neck through body design, but carved from a single piece of Mahogany, giving maximum natural sustain.