Category Archives: From the Workshop
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…..
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.
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
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.
I called in to Doug’s workshop the other day and noticed he had an Allen & Heath mixing desk leaning against the wall.
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.
Happy 2014 everyone. Take a look and see what Doug is working on in the workshop.
I called round Dougs to take a guitar for some quick fret attention, and we decided to turn the video cameras on.
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.
Here is Doug Wilkes in his newly finished guitar workshop. Doug wanted it to be warmer, and I can tell you it was roasting during today’s visit. Let’s take a look inside…