Category Archives: Aging

1964 Gibson Thunderbird Bass Restoration

Here is an abused Gibson Thunderbird bass that is finally back to its original glory!  Improved even!  Follow the process to see what we did! This bass came in having a poor natural refinish, a headstock that had been thinned … Continue reading

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1966 Fender Telecaster Refinish and Relic in Sherwood Green

This 1966 Fender Telecaster came into the shop already having had a poor refinish.  The body was stripped all the way back to bare ash and finished in Sherwood Green with it’s proper white primer underneath.  The top coats were … Continue reading

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1959 Gibson Les Paul Standard Replica

The right guitar but not the right look? Here’s a replica of a 1959 Gibson Les Paul Standard that was brought into the shop for a complete refinish.  My customer was looking to match a burst from “The Beauty of … Continue reading

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Gibson Les Paul Standard Goes From Gold to Golden!

This Gibson Les Paul started as a natural standard from 1984.  My customer wanted to take this and make it have the vibe of a 50’s Gibson gold top with a bigsby.  So we lost the gold hardware and replaced … Continue reading

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1964 Gibson SG Special Restoration

This guitar must have taken a fall on the face and was luck to have not broken it’s headstock.  The damage caused by the fall was visible by a large chuck taken out of the face of the headstock.  The … Continue reading

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