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...

Tym custom B0SS Toecutter

Every so often as I get time and the inclination I make something special to try and help make the world a slightly better place. While I've only m...

Teisco V-2

My love of Teisco is well known around these parts. I've written a lot about the guitars and the history of the brand itself so I won't bore you mo...

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...

New neck for a Hopf

This old Hopf guitar came in recently with some issues that the original design and construction made hard to fix. Not impossible, but difficult at...