Tym Wosrite Versatone deluxe

Back in the olden days I used to make Mosrite copies 'cause I was SO obsessed with them and couldn't actually find one to buy, anywhere. This was p...

Early 60's Guyatone LG55

The Guyatone LG55, 55W and 65T appeared in the Guyatone catalogue in 1960. They were a budget series of nicely designed and manufactured guitars al...

1965/66 Pleasant SEL-220 hotrod

I call these projects "hotrods" and it's a way for me to use up perfectly good vintage bodies and necks I have used for parts over the years to res...

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 ...

New trussrod for a Kawai SD-2W part 2

Well I guess I overdid it on part 1 really 'cause there's not much more to say. This Kawai went back together really nicely after replacing the tr...

New "budget" TMI custom necks

The first of my "reasonably low cost" necks is on and playing and sounding ..... great. I have been working on these necks for my custom TMI stuff ...