Late 60's Firstman Barons

I've written plenty about several brands that came from the Teisco-Gen-Gakki factory in the late 60's including Firstman, Idol, Excetro and Honey, ...

Cor-Tek Greco LP Std

I've written about these Korean made Grecos before but I thought I'd do a quick story on this one that went to the shop recently. These early Korea...

1974 Maxon SG bass pickup rewind

While I've cut back my pickup winding/repairing to making my own pickups and or repairing them for my guitars and/or guitars going to the shop for ...

Late 60's/early 70's Kawai SEN

I've owned (and still do) quite a few of these guitars and most don't have any markings at all. No brand, no model, no serial numbers. It's one of ...

Early 70's Greco LPs

While I've written about Greco LPs before I have been meaning to do a blog on these early bolt on neck, pressed laminated top LPs for a while and s...

TMI SB Jr

Following on from the other TMI guitars I've made this year this one has been a bit of a long term project/idea as I wanted to build something simi...