Monthly Archive for: ‘March, 2012’

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Lil ’58 Pro Build

Yesterday I started a build for a customer in Hong Kong, this will be joining the Evo that graced those shores earlier this year. Being a Lil ’58 Pro, the guitar will feature a mahogany body with a premium quilted maple carved top. The neck will be maple and will feature a chinese dragon inlay in the birdseye fingerboard. Sidewynder …

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A 72 Custom T is Born

Following on a theme, I recently started a commission for another Custom T but, this time built around the original 72 Deluxe idea and to be finished in black. The body is made from two pieces of American Red Alder, joined and then thicknessed on the drum sander. Alder is a traditional solid body tonewood which is resonant and has …

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