Category Archives: Doug Video

Doug Wilkes Workshop Update March 2015

Here is an update from Doug Wilkes in his workshop, March 2015. He’s seen here working on a twin neck guitar, and also a custom acoustic build. Plus various other assorted verbal nonsense… 😉

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Doug Wilkes He’s Not Dead Yet Sept 2014

Here’s Doug in the workshop after his recent experience in the emergency cardiac unit at the North Staffs Hospital just 2 days earlier when he thought he was a goner… Needless to say, the doctor said he needs to rest…..

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Doug Wilkes Workshop Update July 2014

Here’s an update from Doug’s workshop. He’s decided to build a jazzy guitar, and shows us how he’s going to do it.

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Doug Wilkes 24 String Harp Lyre April 2014

Doug Wilkes has finished the 24 String Lyre Harp guitar. It just needs a slight polish and then the customer should be coming to collect on Friday. (I would like to point out that I have tried to reply to … Continue reading

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Doug Wilkes Workshop Feb 2014

A visit to Doug’s workshop sees him working on two new guitars for Dave Cotterill, professional guitarist from Stoke on Trent. There is also an update on the 24 string Lyre Harp.

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Doug Wilkes Mixing Desk Feb 2014

I called in to Doug’s workshop the other day and noticed he had an Allen & Heath mixing desk leaning against the wall.

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Doug Wilkes 24 string Lyre Harp update Jan 2014

It’s January 2014 and the 24 string lyre harp guitar is nearly finished. Check out what is left to be done before the customer gets a phone call to say it’s time to collect.

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Doug Wilkes Workshop Jan 2014

Happy 2014 everyone. Take a look and see what Doug is working on in the workshop.

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Doug Wilkes Workshop Christmas 2013

I called round Dougs to take a guitar for some quick fret attention, and we decided to turn the video cameras on.

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Doug Wilkes Lyre Harp November 2013

Doug shows us how he’s progressing with the 24 string Lyre Harp guitar. The guitar is not far off now, and you can see all the individual components, and the detailed structure inside, including Doug’s own acoustic truss rod system.

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