Epiphone Intonation Repair

  I recently worked o an Epiphone acoustic guitar that had the bridge located too close to the neck. The guitar would not play in tune because of this. I could have removed the bridge, re-glued in the proper location and then… Continue Reading

Nitrocellulose Blonde Tele Finish

  Here is a photo of a nitrocellulose Blonde finish I shot on a nice light ash Tele body. The owner wanted a sort of wheat color that almost had a natural look to it. Here is a photo of… Continue Reading

John Lennon’s Gibson J-160E Found In Pawn Shop and Up For Auction

A John Lennon guitar is going up for auction — the one he played when he wrote the Beatles number: “I Want to Hold Your Hand.” The Gibson J-160E acoustic guitar is expected to sell for up to $800,000 when… Continue Reading

New Jensen Speakers Available

Jensen Musical Instrument Speakers is pleased to announce the newest additions to the Jensen Vintage Reissue Series of speakers – the P6V and the C6V. Both new speakers are 6 inch and rated at 20 watts. The P6V features an… Continue Reading

New Mod Kits DIY MOD102+ Tube Amplifier Kit

The MOD102+ expands on the same all analog vacuum tube classic American circuit design combined with a British style Class A output section as the Original MOD102 with some much added special “+” features.  These special features include a three… Continue Reading

Modkits “The Wave”

The Wave is a versatile stand-alone, tube driven analog spring reverb unit kit. It can be used in front of your guitar amp or as a line-level analog reverb effect for the recording studio. Two controls allow you to serve… Continue Reading

Hand Wiring the Fender Vibroverb 6G16 Reissue

The Fender Vibroverb 6G16 reissue amplifier is a great idea but can be greatly improved upon. When the PCB’s are removed and replaced with a good old style fiber board and hand wired into the chassis the amp dramatically transforms.… Continue Reading

1961 Fender Stratocaster Restoration

The owner of this 1961 Fender Stratocaster brought it to me for a “lite” restoration. All it really needed was a refret and refinish. He has owned this guitar since the early 1990’s and I was actually the last tech… Continue Reading

1958 Fender Champ

A very cool 1958 Fender tweed Champ came into my shop for a service and capacitor replacement. these little amps are beasts! With a fresh set of NOS tubes and new capacitors this little guy sounded amazing. Of course I… Continue Reading

1963 Fender Stratocaster

1963 Fender Stratocaster all original except for a really nice Sonic Blue refin that was done many years ago. This guitar is dated January 1963 so it is a very early veneer fretboard model. I leveled & dressed the frets… Continue Reading

1966 Fender Stratocaster

Whoa….a beautiful 1966 Fender Stratocaster. 100% all stock original including 1966 catalog, hang tags, polishing cloth, shoulder strap, Fender strings and ashtry bridge cover. A solid 9/10 condition. All it needed was a little set up work. Sounded amazing!!! [shop_ad]

Rickenbacker 12-string

Here we have a beautiful Rickenbacker 12-string guitar. This is the reissue of the same model George Harrison played in that band the Beatles. After I replaced the stock strings with a set of the Pyramid brand and set it… Continue Reading

Gibson Les Paul Headstock Repair

    Here we have a Gibson Les Paul Standard with a headstock/neck fracture. A really cool guitar but that damage has go to be addressed!   Couple of clamps ought to do the trick. The clear plastic sheet is… Continue Reading

New Jensen P10R-F

Jensen has just released a new Jensen speaker model called the P10R-F. This new 10″  model was designed by Jensen with the cooperation of Fender Musical Instruments for the reissue ’57 Bandmaster and 20th Anniversary Vibro-King. The goal was to… Continue Reading

Acoustic Guitar Storage

I contributed some information to this article about storing your acoustic guitar. Check it out! Click here to read the article.