Kite Guitar Photographs
There are currently (March 2021) 4 cable-tie Kite Guitars and 12 metal-fret Kite Guitars in existence. Also 1 cable-tie bass. There are four more guitars currently being converted and one acoustic bass being built. (Ccnversions involve replacing the fretboard, refrettings don't.)
Left: Richie Greene's 7-string Doff, converted by Athan Spathas
Right: Bob Lopez-Hanshaw's 6-string, converted by himself, fretboard by Athan Spathas
Left: Caleb Ramsey’s 8-string Shawn guitar by Agile, refretted by Vivian Cecylia Tylińska
Right: Jim Snow's 7-string Ibanez guitar, converted by himself.
Samick, Laguna and purple heart Squier, all converted by Athan Spathas
Squier 6-string (left) and Yamaha 6-string (right), both refretted by Matthew Autry
Five early prototypes with cable-tie frets, all refretted by Kite Giedraitis:
Not shown: Vivian Tylińska's 7-string electric, refretted by herself.