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, ...

Guyatone LG-127T but, different again. Part 1.

While a lot of guitar nerds obsess about the shape of a rout in a vintage Strat body or whether the screws in their vintage Gibson are original I h...

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...

TMI Fuzzhound

As part of the attempt to make some TMI guitars next year I have decided to also take on some commission guitars from people who want something ......

TMI 127B

This one has been a while coming and anyone who follows me on social media will probably have been watching the progress of my TMI guitars. I start...

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 ...