Tag Archives: Guitar & Bass
I called at Doug’s workshop last week to pick up an old Ibanez guitar he’d re-fretted for me, eat some biscuits and to have a general ‘total nonsense’ chat about this and that.
The red one is for Carl moody, he’s treating himself for xmas, it’s got Seymour Duncan pickups on . Light poplar body . Rock maple neck with an Indian rosewood fingerboard on . Good sound .xx
Doug starts working on re-fretting Carl’s Tele inspired Wilkes guitar, shows us where he’s at with Mark Bennett’s acoustic and various other nonsense.
Doug is working on a Gretsch, finishing the cello for Jane and Billy, the workshop manager, is trying to demolish the place with his cone.
Doug is not far off finishing a very nice natural finish bass guitar for a client. The client saw the original wood and was given the option of decided what features of the grain went where on the body and … Continue reading
6th June 2016. Doug is dressed like a tramp as he is working on Mark Hargeaves bass. Also Billy the dog, a new pig and various rubbish..
Doug started building guitars in 1972 and soon expanded to a factory in Bottleslow Street, Hanley, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire. It was in the 70s and 80s that Doug quickly made a name for himself as one of the best … Continue reading
Currently got 2 Sluts and a bass on the bench in the workshop…
A deluxe 5 page article details many of Doug’s great achievements from working with Dave Gilmour, The Slut, The D & B and many, many other fantastic guitars and basses. Get along to your local newsagent and buy yourself a … Continue reading