Fingerboard removed and refurbished, radiused and re-fretted. Body re-sprayed. New bridge and pots.
Polished neck and full setup.
Travis Bean TB2000 Bass Restoration
Fingerboard removed prior to re-shaping and a re-fret and body sanded down.
1966 Epiphone Riviera neck refurbishment
Remove neck, fingerboard clean up, remove old paint, replace neck binding, refret, reset neck angle and respray (Click image for more photos)
1963 Strat headstock repair
At some point the 1/4 inch holes were drilled out to install modern tuners ! Then a poor job was done sleeving the holes to accept original tuners. (Click image for more photos)
Beefing up a Gibson LP Jr Copy
Adding weight and sustain to lightweight Gibson Les Paul Junior copy. A cavity was machined under the pickguard
and the pickup cavity was deepened. 1/2 thick brass inserts were machined and then installed.
Custom made and polished from solid brass for a customer.
RP Tremolo Stabilizer
I made some of these from brass and stainless steel to fill in when I my guitar work was quiet. You can now buy a similar item from China for under £10 !
Strat truss rod repair
Non-invasive Strat truss rod repair, where tightening the truss rod was compressing the wood
and not straightening the neck.
Router Base and Jig
Router base and jig for Dremel
for machining bridge saddle slots
RP Tremolo Stopper
I made and sold these on eBay during quiet times. I made 2 different types but don't have the time now.
RP Compact Tremolo Stabilizer
A cheaper and quicker to make version of my other tremolo stabilizer. Don't have the time to make them now.
Accurately machining an acoustic saddle
After adjusting the truss and cutting the nut, I take some measurements at the 12th fret, do some calculations and machine the saddle.
It's a very precise way of setting the action on an acoustic guitar.
Travis Bean bridge pocket machining
Machining the bridge pocket to remove excess lacquer and set the bridge deeper in the body to get a lower action.
Wah Wah mods
Fitted with a Stuart Castledine board. True bypass with led. I removed the trimpots on the
board and wired in rotary switches for the mid, bass and vocal adjustment.
Original Ibanez TS9 Tube Screamer with true bypass mod
Original Ibanez TS9 Tube Screamer with true bypass mod.
All the usual mods carried out. I haven't destroyed the pedal by drilling a hole to accommodate the 3PDT switch.
Boss DS-1 true bypass with midrange control
Lots of other mods too and again I haven't destroyed the pedal by drilling a hole to accommodate the 3PDT switch.