What do you need to build a guitar? Here is a basic list of the tools you will need. Tools that made this list are tools that I use on every build OR tools that I have used in the past until I replace them with more expensive tools. 

Today we look at a combo...

Something to Clamp

For clamps, I believe in using anything cheap as long as it clamps squarely. I buy 90% of my tools off Amazon, the one notable exception is clamps. I pick my clamps up at Harbor Freight. HF hits the right point between cheap and uesable. Here are some examples: 

Something to Drill

A drill / drive is the handest tool that you will use in so many around-the-house tasks. For guitar work, I use a hand drill for drilling tuner index holes to chucking up a polising attachment.