Neil Beardsmith’s Deering Banjo

Neil Beardsmith's Deering Banjo

Doug can be seen above with Neil Beardsmith (www.beardsmith.com) as he comes to collect his banjo. Neil broke the neck during a recent gig, and Doug has made Neil a totally new neck with a different scale length. Click here, or on the image above to see a video of Doug working on Neils banjo.

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Lord Lemon says goodbye to Doug

Doug Wilkes Lord Lemon Guitar

Doug has just finished work on Lord Lemon. The above picture shows Dave Ball collection the Lord from Doug.

Click here for a Lord Lemon video

Lord Lemon Project Pictures

Dave Ball's Doug Wilkes Lord Lemon guitar
Dave Ball's Doug Wilkes Lord Lemon guitar
Dave Ball's Doug Wilkes Lord Lemon guitar
Dave Ball's Doug Wilkes Lord Lemon guitar
Dave Ball's Doug Wilkes Lord Lemon guitar
Dave Ball's Doug Wilkes Lord Lemon guitar
Dave Ball's Doug Wilkes Lord Lemon guitar
Dave Ball's Doug Wilkes Lord Lemon guitar
Dave Ball's Doug Wilkes Lord Lemon guitar
Dave Ball's Doug Wilkes Lord Lemon guitar
Dave Ball's Doug Wilkes Lord Lemon guitar
Dave Ball's Doug Wilkes Lord Lemon guitar
Dave Ball's Doug Wilkes Lord Lemon guitar
Dave Ball's Doug Wilkes Lord Lemon guitar
Dave Ball's Doug Wilkes Lord Lemon guitar
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Recently finished Twin Neck guitar

Doug Wilkes Twin Neck

Doug has just finished work on this beautiful twin neck guitar, inspired by the famous Rex Bogue ‘Double Rainbow’ twin neck as played by Mahavishnu John McLaughlin.

Click here for a video of Doug Wilkes talking about how he creates a fantastic edge inlay design

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The Fretted Fretless & Twin neck Flying V basses

Doug Wilkes Fretted Fretless Stick Bass

Here is a great bass collection featuring the ‘Stick Bass’, ‘Fretted Fretless’, Flying V Twin Fretted / Fretless’ and more as owned by Clinton Lee

Doug Wilkes Fretted Fretless Basses Flying V

Twin neck flying V bass. This features a standard fretted and fretless neck.

Doug Wilkes Fretted Fretless Basses

Here we can see two Stick basses. One is a regular stick fretted to the 12th fret under all 4 strings, the top bass is a Stick fretted fretless.

Doug Wilkes Fretted Fretless Basses

The above is a regular stick bass as owned by Sting from the Police and Derek Holt from the Climax Blues Band.

Doug Wilkes Fretted Fretless Basses

Another twin neck bass in the style of a Steinberg. Top neck fretless, bottom fretted.

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2009 Model Answer Guitar model is here

Doug Wilkes The Answer Guitar

Doug has started producing a new model for his revolutionary ‘Answer‘ guitar system as used by Dave Gilmour, Big Country, Tim Renwick and many many studios throughout the UK.

Doug has started building a NEW model based on a PRS style guitar body. This model features custom inlay on the neck spelling out the name of the model, ‘The Answer‘ and features a Shaller vintage tremolo system and an all gold hardware finish.

For more information on ‘The Answer‘ sliding pick up guitar system click here.

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Robbie Williams custom build

Doug Wilkes Robbie Williams Guitar

Doug recently built two Robbie Williams guitars. One for Robbie in red and the other for Robbie’s nephew in green.

Download a PDF of the article in the Staffordshire Sentinel.

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