Just wanted to let you know I will be at the Nashville Guitar show March 14-15. I had such a good time meeting everyone last year I decided to do it again.
I will have a large selection of guitars to check out, including some new models, pickup combinations, and colors as well as some old favorites. It will be the largest selection of my guitars under one roof (unless you go to Brad’s house).
So stop by say hi, check out some guitars and take one home if you find one you like. I look forward to seeing everyone at the show.
I’ve been asked many times why I use different metals for my bridge saddles on guitars. Continue reading
In 2010, Brad Paisley called me from Guitar Center in Los Angeles saying he had found a great-sounding 1963 Telecaster, but someone had finished it with glue and gold glitter. He was sending it to me for a refinish. Continue reading
The pros and cons of using guitar neck inserts have been debated many times on guitar forums. While some say they do not hear a difference in sound with inserts, I do. I have tested and used neck inserts for years and I install them on every guitar that I build. Continue reading
Crook Custom Guitars offers hand pinstriping as an option on your custom guitar to make it a one-of-a-kind work of art. Continue reading
Electric guitar players can struggle with factory guitar shortcomings: buzzing, uncomfortable necks, inexpensive electronics, poor fret and nut work. They invest their time and money changing the neck, hardware, and pickups with mixed results. Continue reading
You can help your custom guitar builder guide you to the guitar that is best suited for you, whether you want to show off a unique look, dial in your signature sound, or combine features not normally found on one guitar. Start dreaming about your fantasy guitar by asking yourself three important questions. Continue reading
Here’s your chance to play and purchase a Crook guitar! Stop by my booth and say hello this weekend (March 8-9) at the 4 Amigos Nashville Guitar Show. I am really looking forward to seeing everyone, talking guitars and answering questions you may have. Continue reading
Check out the Crook Custom Guitars YouTube Channel! I had my friend Roger Hoard demo several guitars that I’ve built. It was our first attempt using a studio to film demo videos. Continue reading
Many Crook hybrid guitars start out the same way. Players aren’t sure what they want, they just know what they have isn’t quite cutting it. A hybrid isn’t just about focusing on one feature. The guitar comes about because a customer is looking for the right feel and a particular sound they haven’t been able to find in one guitar. Continue reading