Category Archives: From the Workshop

Left Handed Twin Neck Headless Bass

Finally finished the twin neck, headless left handed, through necks in rock maple with poplar sides. Took a while but hand built does

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5 string bass for Josh Furnival

Here’s a lovely 5 string bass commissioned by Josh Furnival

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Two Sluts and a Bass

Currently got 2 Sluts and a bass on the bench in the workshop…

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Mark Bennett custom build

It’s all coming together now..!  

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Custom Tele gets a service

Carl Moreton called into Dougs to get his old faithful custom Telecaster serviced.

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The Answer Slut

Doug has been commission by a chap to build a Slut, but with an Answer pick up system. The guitar is being prepared for the first stages of painting.

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Doug Wilkes Workshop 19th May 2015

Another delayed update from Doug’s workshop.  This one features a 1930s Gibson L5 (or something like that) progress on the Bass Twin Neck and a visit from Kim Tink and her beast..

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Jane visits Doug

Doug gets a visit from Jane, singer in Doug’s band Hollywood Nights.  

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Doug Wilkes Workshop 5th May 2015

Here Doug is one month after the workshop fire.

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Doug Wilkes Workshop Fire April 2015

Unfortunately, Doug had a serious fire in his workshop last week and will be out of action till the end of April getting it all fixed.  He’s a quick video to show the damage.  Also shows Doug’s ability to dust … Continue reading

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