1965/66 Pleasant SEL-220 hotrod

I call these projects "hotrods" and it's a way for me to use up perfectly good vintage bodies and necks I have used for parts over the years to res...

Mid 60's Teisco MJ2L

I know, you're saying how much can you write about Teisco? Well, a lot more it seems. I know I've covered A LOT of Teisco models in this blog but t...

New trussrod for a Kawai SD-2W part 2

Well I guess I overdid it on part 1 really 'cause there's not much more to say. This Kawai went back together really nicely after replacing the tr...

New trussrod for a Kawai SD-2W part 1

I'm a huge fan for these Kawais and while I've sold a few 2 and 3Ws lately in the shop, this one I've kept for longer than the rest because it's th...

TMI 127-T

If you go back through my blogs from this year you'll see that I was trying to make 10 TMI guitars this year (2019) as an indication of trying to m...

1965 Victor Hawaiian guitar pickup repair

I've written about Victor/NIVICO a few times before and people who follow me know how much I love this short lived Japanese brand. I own and have o...