Tag Archives: Wilkes Guitars Workshop

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 5th May 2015

Here Doug is one month after the workshop fire.

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Doug Wilkes He’s Not Dead Yet Sept 2014

Here’s Doug in the workshop after his recent experience in the emergency cardiac unit at the North Staffs Hospital just 2 days earlier when he thought he was a goner… Needless to say, the doctor said he needs to rest…..

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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 24 String Harp Lyre April 2014

Doug Wilkes has finished the 24 String Lyre Harp guitar. It just needs a slight polish and then the customer should be coming to collect on Friday. (I would like to point out that I have tried to reply to … Continue reading

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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 Mixing Desk Feb 2014

I called in to Doug’s workshop the other day and noticed he had an Allen & Heath mixing desk leaning against the wall.

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Doug Wilkes 24 string Lyre Harp update Jan 2014

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.

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Doug Wilkes Workshop Jan 2014

Happy 2014 everyone. Take a look and see what Doug is working on in the workshop.

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