Custom LP style for Nic.
Body: Chambered mahogany body with quilted maple carve top. Gloss trans black finish on back and black burst on top, with 6-ply binding: black, white and mother of pearl. Quilted maple control cavity covers. Gotoh tune-o-matic bridge and Bareknuckle Nailbomb pickups.
Neck: 24.75" scale mahogany set neck. Ebony fretboard with ebony and mother of pearl binding and trapeziod fret markers. Quilted maple headstock cap and ebony stripe/truss rod cover. Schaller tuners.
Completed January 2017.
Custom Thinline Telecaster style for Ciaran.
Body: One-piece swamp ash with satin semi-transparent surf green finish. Gotoh hardtail bridge and my own hand-wound humbucker/single coil pickups.
Neck: 25.5" scale neck and fretboard cut from one piece of rock maple, with custom Beatles ebony inlay. Grover Rotomatic tuners.
Completed October 2016.
Birthday present for Hamish (Fuel/The Wave Room).
Body: Tasmanian blackwood with figured New Guinea rosewood top and ebony and maple BWB binding. Thinline chambering and sound hole. Hand-cut Dundee United and date of birth inlay. Gotoh modern steel block trem and my own hand-wound HSS pickup set. Black walnut magnetic control and trem cavity covers.
Neck: 22 fret, 25" scale black walnut neck with 12" radius ebony fretboard. Ebony and maple binding with inlaid maple offset line fret markers. Grover Rotomatic tuners and magnetic ebony truss rod cover.
Completed June 2016.
Thinline-style Telecaster bass for Tom (The Avenues).
Body: Swamp ash with ivory ABS binding, Thinline chambering and f-hole, Seymour Duncan SMB-4D ceramic pickup and STC-3M3 pre-amp, Hipshot Transtone bridge, 4-ply pearloid pickguard.
Neck: 34" scale bird's eye maple neck with 7.25" radius bird's eye maple fretboard and jumbo frets, mother of pearl block fret markers, Hipshot Ultralite tuners and mother of pearl headstock inlay.
Completed January 2016.
Custom '72 Tele Deluxe style for Stephen Davidson of Tellison.
Body: One-piece swamp ash, Oil City Buccaneer wide-range humbucker pickups. Ebony ferrule block.
Neck: 25.5" scale maple neck with 12" radius maple fretboard and jumbo frets. Ebony block fret markers and binding. Ebony headplate with inlaid signature.
Completed October 2015.
Something for myself.
Body: Semi-hollow body, flame maple top with black hand-cut inlay and ebony/maple/ebony binding. Brazilian mahogany back and sides, Victorian ash centre block. Flame maple magnetic control cavity covers. Lollar '51 Precision and Jazz pickups under custom made ebony covers.
Neck: 34" scale flame maple with ebony fretboard. Inlaid offset maple fret markers and concentric ebony/maple side dot markers. Maple and ebony binding. Ebony headstock stripe and truss rod cover, with inlaid signature.
Completed August 2015.
Something to celebrate 10 years at Sports Interactive. Auctioned to raise money for the charity War Child.
Body: Black walnut, East Indian rosewood top with flame maple "Manager Man" silhouette inlay and binding. Seymour Duncan "Seth Lover" humbucker pickup.
Neck: 25" scale black walnut with wenge fretboard. Flame maple "Football Manager" inlay and binding. Rosewood headplate with flame maple stripe and truss rod cover.
Completed August 2015.