Early 60's Guyatone LG55

The Guyatone LG55, 55W and 65T appeared in the Guyatone catalogue in 1960. They were a budget series of nicely designed and manufactured guitars al...

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...

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...

TMI ...... Zenatone?

Here's the latest offering in my continuing experiments in TMI guitars. I don't know what to call this one but because it's a cross between a Zen ...