1978 Maxon Excel pickup rewind

I don't usually rewind "common" pickups like Strats and Teles as there's an absolute endless choice of great original and reproductions out there b...

Tomson and Tomson

I've written about Tomson guitars before and had plenty of the Mustang style copies come through but I don't see as many of the basses and thought ...

1980 Greco Tele Thinline

I've written plenty about all types of Greco guitars in the past. They're one of my favourite "brands" to emerge from Japan and despite being made ...

Aria Diamond 1803T pickup rewind

I've written HEAPS about Arai/Aria guitars and Matsumoku made guitars on this blog so I won't bore you too much with all the details again. I will ...

1983-84 Squier Strat

In the early eighties when Fender went looking for an offshore manufacturer to make Fender licensed guitars they settled on a Japanese manufacturer...

TMI SB Jr

Following on from the other TMI guitars I've made this year this one has been a bit of a long term project/idea as I wanted to build something simi...