Tag Archives: Custom Build
Doug is very pleased to have finished an Answer ‘Slut’ model guitar for Les Godfrey in Canada. The guitar was picked up at Doug’s workshop in keele on Tuesday Lunchtime by fed ex, and it’s actually arrived at Les’s home in … Continue reading
Here is Carl Moreton with a custom Les Paul inspired guitar I built for him at soundcheck with The Neville Staple Band. All mahogany, Maple top, Mahogany fretboard and Bare Knuckle pick ups
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
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
It’s all coming together now..!
Carl Moreton called into Dougs to get his old faithful custom Telecaster serviced.
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.
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.
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.