Tag Archives: Electric Guitar

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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Custom Tele gets a service

Carl Moreton called into Dougs to get his old faithful custom Telecaster serviced.

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Doug Wilkes Workshop 19th May 2015

Another delayed update from Doug’s workshop.  This one features a 1930s Gibson L5 (or something like that) progress on the Bass Twin Neck and a visit from Kim Tink and her beast..

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Doug Wilkes Workshop Update July 2014

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.

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Doug Wilkes Workshop Feb 2014

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.

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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 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 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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