Columbia guitars

Another short lived and little known vintage Japanese guitar brand is the reasonably small production guitars and amps made in the mid 60's in Japa...

Firstman Liverpool

Another Firstman from my obsessive love of this brand and what they eventually turned into. I've written plenty about Firstman before and I've alr...

Guyatone LG-65 pickup repair

I've got an awful lot of vintage Japanese guitars lying around the workshop and every so often I get upset seeing them covered in dust and being tr...

Teisco K3L

While I've written a couple of blogs about the bass version and the re-issue of the K series Teiscos, and LOTS of blogs on other Teiscos, it seems ...

Tym Mosrite MK II/V P-90 pickups

This is probably my last project for 2021 and it's been something I've wanted to make for quite a while.  After finally finishing my Wosrite '64 pi...

Tym '64 Wosrite pickups

Back in the olden days when I made Wosrites my ultimate goal was to try and inhabit and understand what it was Semie Moseley was trying to do. Semi...