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SPOTLIGHT: Jackson D.O.C Guitar Series

Mike has often been given the freedom to create ideas for the Jackson Custom Shop “Short Runs”. This concept, Jackson Department of Corrections is an example. Mike came up with the idea of prison stripes and chains and even designed the chain link inlays to wrap the design from the body up through the fingerboard! […]Read More

How To: HELKEN Corporal Punishment

Album Cover Art This project was for a band out of California.   As I do with all Album Cover assignments, I started by listening to the music.  They play a really hard core thrash metal and were looking for an image that reflected their style.  They also wanted to make some sort of political statement, though exactly what, […]Read More

7 Deadly Strings

SOLD!! 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 […]Read More

Classic UFO Custom

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

Stormshadow’s Reaper

Mike has painted quite a few guitars for Rich at Stormshadow Guitar Works in the UK. Here is the latest … The Reaper! Stormshadow Vanquish S4 “The Reaper” Specs: Alder Vanquish S4 Body Maple Neck / Rocklite Ebony BoardEx Jumbo 6000 Frets / R2 NutEMG Pickups KH “Bone Breaker” SetSchaller Lockmeister Floyd RoseFU-Tone.com Brass Block & SpringsMike […]Read More