How much does one of your guitar cost?
Well it all depends on the instrument. But to make a long story short, Archtops are typically in the (CAN)$4000-8000 range, whereas Steel-Strings and Electrics usually go for a tad cheaper. I agree that it's definitely more money than what one would normally pay for a typical mass-produced instrument but keep in mind that what you're getting is a lot more: high end and well-seasoned tone woods, top quality hardware and components and of course, a unique design that, I guarantee, will make you and your instrument stand out in a crowd. So, more money yes, but substantially more bang for the buck!
Are they all really "one of a kind" ?
Yup! They all are.
How long is it going to take for you to build me one ?
6 months is a typical delivery time, but it is sometimes less (depending on how busy I am and/or how complex is the instrument to build.
Do you offer any warranty?
All my instruments are guaranteed for life to the original owner. See below.
"This guitar is warranted to the original owner against defects in materials and workmanship for my life as an active luthier. This warranty does not cover damage due to normal wear and tear, abuse, neglect, extremes of temperature or humidity, or natural disaster. Periodic maintenance is the responsibility of the owner and is a condition of warranty. J.P. Laplante, upon notice of any defect,will repair or replace, at his option, any defective part or material. Purchaser shall assume and pay the cost of all shipping and postage charges of the repaired guitar.