Tag Archives: Wilkes Guitars Workshop

Doug Wilkes Workshop Christmas 2013

I called round Dougs to take a guitar for some quick fret attention, and we decided to turn the video cameras on.

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Doug Wilkes Lyre Harp November 2013

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.

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Doug Wilkes New Finished Workshop Oct 2013

Here is Doug Wilkes in his newly finished guitar workshop. Doug wanted it to be warmer, and I can tell you it was roasting during today’s visit. Let’s take a look inside…

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Doug Wilkes New Workshop Update 2013

Doug Wilkes shows us around his nearly finished new workshop. Hopefully this week he’ll be up and running because I want him to fix one of my guitars for a gig next week..!!!

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Doug Wilkes New Workshop 2013

Doug is building himself a new workshop at last. Take a look around with Doug.

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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 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 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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