“I really wanted to do something artistic with this guitar. I wanted to make a monster player out of the last few pieces of Koa that I had. This instrument certainly lives up to that expectation. I went a little overboard with the looks on this one, but sacrificed nothing regarding its smooth playability.” SPECS:…Read More
Mike painted a blue and white bass for Rick Savage of Def Leppard. He was on a special charity tour and at some point the bass was given away to one lucky person. This guitar is a collaborative effort on the part Mike and Jake from Willoughby Music. This custom painted Jackson PC1 was hand…Read More
The Pharaoh was such a success – we decided to create a series of Egyptian Guitars. This is the 2nd: ANUBIS This one is a mahogany bodied Icon Jr with Maple Neck and Cocobolo fretboard. It has all gold hardware, including a recessed Schaller Floyd Rose with FU Big Block Upgrade. Check it out!
Mike built this spec model alongside a custom order. This is yet another of the ever-popular Flak Jacket model – only this time it’s a 7-String!! SPECS: Mahogany Body – Flak Jacket Model25 1/2″ ScaleMapleNeck ThruVery Slim “D” Profile with 16″-20″ compound radiusMacassar Ebony fretboardJumbo FretsSeymour Duncan Invader pickup2-Way truss rodGotoh bridge and tunersString Thru…Read More
The custom projects that come through the shop are always so fun and add real variety to the job. This vintage-finish classic was completed for a repeat customer who had a guitar body that he wanted “built out”. Mike built the neck, designed the fretboard, and did all the finishing and assembly. It is really…Read More
Mike was commissioned to do a run of 6 She-Zombies for the Jackson Custom Shop. He used some famous models with sinister smiles to come up with this run of 6 lovely ladies that we affectionately call: AleronBellatrixCordeliaDrusillaEsmereldaFelicia One Guitar Center picked up the entire set and created an ad to sell them. Pretty neat…Read More
What a crazy world we live in!! The Confederate Flag has always been a popular design on custom guitars – especially when it comes to Dimebag tribute pieces. Who knew that in 2020 all those guitars would be cancelled? Here are several customs that we did just in the last year.
Mike is always creating unique custom finishes for his guitars. These 2 builds were inspired by a license plate collection of Colorado plates Mike had in the shop. He liked it so much he eBay-ed classic Texas plates and made another. Both guitars were created from kits and where used as examples in one of…Read More