Category: Guitars

Hofner Shorty

Introduction I first saw Rob Chapman play one of these on youtube and when I found one for £50 on eBay, I knew it was a sign. I played it for a while and although it was ok, it wasn’t for me…as it was. So I did some reading and planning (along with some things…

Skaface!

Skaface! Ibanez GIO project

Contents To quickly skip to a relevant section, please use the following links: Introduction The Guitar Playing with Vinyl New Parts Teardown Deleting the old pickup selector slot, adding new control holes and test fitting the bridge Headstock drilling for machine heads and vinyl treatment Prep Prime and Paint Detail Clear coat Finish Electronics Assembly…

Trilogy Telecaster

Introduction I decided after a lot of thought that I really like the idea of a Telecaster, but hadn’t seen one that I like. Browsing around the Fender custom shop site, I got a few ideas and set about deciding what I wanted in a Telecaster. At this point I had no real carving or…

AGM-129 Crafter Cruiser Project

Completion! At long last, what started out as a battered but nice playing Crafter Cruiser is now in its final form. Design notes and build details available below Special thanks once again to Tom Anfield of Tom Anfield Guitars for fit and finish, moving the controls and top class wiring. This thing screams! Last minute additions…