I have always wanted to build instruments, but didn't really take the plunge until about 2010.  Since then I have completed two guitars (both OM-style) and an F4 mandolin kit.  I am currently completing another OM-style guitar and an acoustic archtop.


Here are a couple of links:


My blog on the mandolin I built


My blog on the archtop I am still building


Some photos of my first build from a Martin OM Kit


Photos of guitar number 2