Last November (2012) I had the good fortune to make the acquaintance of Brian Ray from Paul McCartney’s band. Brian sent us his Gibson custom shop Vic DaPra burst for some tweaking. He was happy with the factory finish so we did some light checking and binding wear on the guitar. We also rolled the […]
Here is a 1956 to 1957 conversion we did for all around great guy Roger Bergen. Roger wanted a finish close to George Harrison’s Lucy LP. This is the first time I’ve been asked to do this particular finish and I really like it, it turned out to be a killer guitar. Good call Roger! […]
Here a finish example with a slip-matched top of Eastern maple and a one piece Honduras Mahogany body done in a faded cherryburst leaning towards iced tea. All parts are original 50s Gibson with the exception of the M69 rings (Montreux) and the bridge pickup (Sheptone).
Here is a custom shop Les Paul that we just redid for Paul Stanley of Kiss. Paul is a great guy and I look forward to doing lots of work with him in the future. He specified a light teaburst finish with lots of fading and wear in the forearm area. This guitar features all […]
This is a Gibson custom shop LP I repainted for my good buddy Yuichiro Shirakuma from Japan. Yuichiro owns Montreux Guitar parts and plays in a
Led Zep tribute band in Tokyo. He wanted something reminiscent of the Peter Green look with more color.