Tag Archives: Custom Build

Doug Wilkes Black Strat August 2013

Doug shows us a black Strat that he’s selling for a customer. He made this guitar in the 1980’s; it’s got a fantastic action and is lovely to play. The guitar was owned by a member of the Marillion organisation.

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Doug Wilkes September 2013

Doug Wilkes give us an update on the edge binding for the 24 String Lyre Harp guitar and we touch on his current hair loss issues.

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Doug Wilkes Update August 2013

Here’s a little update from Doug Wilkes on the 24 string triple neck, and he also shows us an acoustic Dovetail jig thing he’s making.

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Doug Wilkes Breed 77 Flying V

Doug Wilkes shows us the finished Flying V for the band ‘Breed 77’. It’s a real beast fitted with active EMGs and a solid mahogany body, finished in matte black with black flames. Find out more about Breed 77 by … Continue reading

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Doug finishes superb 24 String Lyre Harp Guitar

After 3 years, Doug has finally finished the 24 String Lyre Harp Guitar. This instrument features some very exotic woods, custom designed truss rod system and a very sophisticated pick up system. Project Video Lyre Harp Video 1 Lyre Harp … Continue reading

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Doug Wilkes Flying V June 2013

Doug Wilkes shows us a ‘Flying V’ type guitar he’s building for the band Breed 77.

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Doug Wilkes Neck Re-Shape Part 2

Doug Wilkes re-profiles a neck from a custom Telecaster he built several years ago. He can be seen changing the neck profile from a C to a V shape.

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Doug Wilkes Neck Re-Shape Part 1

Doug Wilkes re-profiles a neck from a custom Telecaster he built several years ago. He can be seen changing the neck profile from a C to a V shape.

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Doug Wilkes Strat April 2013

Doug Wilkes shows us a Strat he’s build for a client based in London. A lovely looking guitar with Bare Knuckle pick ups.

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Doug Wilkes with an Australian SLUT

Doug Wilkes shows us one of his famous ‘SLUT’ model guitars he was commissioned to build for an Australian customer. Hopefully the customer Hayden is sending over tickets for myself and Doug to go to Australia to professionally perform the … Continue reading

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