Category Archives: General News

The Original Answer Strat

Here are some great pictures taken recently from an original Strat style Answer guitar built approximately 30 years ago.  It’s still in fantastic condition and plays great.

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Luke Inspired Strat

Neil Hulse, owner of many a Doug Wilkes, featured one of his guitars for a photographic session. “Seemed a shame dunking my Steve Lukather inspired Doug Wilkes built Strat just for a fun studio pic, had to be done tho..” Neil Hulse. … Continue reading

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Double Twin Neck Guitar

David Fahey commissioned Doug to build him a version of the famous Rex Bogue Double Rainbow twin neck guitar. Doug has used some beautiful wood to create the guitar and has taken inspiration from the Double Rainbow, but used his … Continue reading

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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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Doug, Dave & Carl at Granvilles

Here’s a nice pic of Doug Wilkes, Dave Cotterill and Carl Moreton performing during their usual Monday slot at Paul Walker’s Monday night at Granvilles in Stone.

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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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