1980's Tokai Love Rock LP

It's no secret I'm a huge fan of Japanese guitars. Over the years they have made some of my favorite guitars, both copies and original designs. Tok...

New pick ups in a Strat

This is another common "mod" I do a lot. Taking out standard factory pick ups and swapping them for aftermarket ones. Some companies make OK factor...

Levin archtop acoustic

Here's an old gem that came in for some serious love. It was in generally good overall condition but wasn't playing anywhere near it potential. Aft...

1968 Fender Jaguar re-fret and set up

I've said it many times that I don't do re-frets lightly but this one really needed it. I also don't believe in having an instrument (or amp) tha...

Jazzmasters and nail polish

No, it's not about Robert Smith ........... So, it seems I do a lot of writing about Jaguar and Jazzmaster bridges, tailpieces and set ups. I'll t...

Fender Jaguar bridge and "vibrato"

This story is about the wrongly accused bridge and the wrongly named tailpiece as used on the Fender Jaguar and Jazzmaster guitars. Over the years ...