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Gretsch inspired Telecaster

Gretsch inspired Telecaster

I put this Telecaster together over the weekend. It has a Warmoth replacement body and a neck and bridge from a Fender Classic Series guitar. I cut the…

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La Cabronita build (4)

The final chapter – the guitar is now complete with cream pickguard and on its way to Italy.

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Esquire bakelite pickguard on Baja Telecaster body

Esquire “Bakelite” pickguard

I just made this pickguard for a Tele fanatic. He’s making (another) Esquire, this time using the body from a Baja Telecaster. I cut the pickguard to accurate…

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La Cabronita body

La Cabronita build (3)

The La Cabronita is complete. Well, almost. I’m sending it back to Italy without a pickguard as the owner is undecided whether it should have one. Here are…

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La Cabronita nearly completed

La Cabronita build (2)

Here’s the original La Cabronita build before I took it all apart again to refinish Shell Pink! The body came from Guitar Mill. Although I have bought unfinished…

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Shell Pink La Cabronita

La Cabronita build (1)

I’m putting a La Cabronita style guitar together for a customer in Italy. He has supplied all the parts but was unhappy with the “sonic blue” finish on…

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Telecaster build for Matt

Telecaster-style guitar build

I finally finished this build today – a Tele style guitar which uses a Warmoth vintage style body and an AllParts fat neck. The ash body was stained…

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We're finished - and relax!

Custom guitar build with Trem-King

This guitar was built for a customer in the USA who as you’ll see below, had a very strong view regarding what he wanted. Warmoth body and neck…

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Building a SAGA TC-10 Part 2 – The Neck

Shaping the headstock Because the Telecaster headstock shape is a trademark of Fender Musical Instruments Corp. (FMIC) then all modern kits come with a blank or “paddle” headstock…

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