Guest Post by Zac Childs — Many of you have seen Brad Paisley on stage or on TV playing a variety of colorful and certainly toneful Crook Custom Guitars. A little over a decade ago, there was only one Crook paisley in Brad’s collection of gear. With its stellar performance, it wasn’t long before the guitar was joined by two more that would become very important tools in Brad’s climb to superstardom. 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
I have talked to a lot of players that think a custom guitar has to be a whole new creation from top to bottom. But often, a custom build can have many familiar features with just a few specific specs that fit the player’s desires. Continue reading
Order a Crook Guitar for Christmas 2014
It’s that time of year, and folks are calling to order a guitar for Christmas. With a 10–12 month turnaround on all custom guitars, it’s a good time to contact me to get your order in for Christmas 2014. Get the low-down on ordering a custom guitar.
Looking for a Christmas gift for that someone special (or yourself – wink wink)? How about a Crook Guitars shop-build you can buy this week? Continue reading
This as close as you’ll get to an original ’68 paisley bass, but with a few modern features to make a better sounding and playing guitar.
This Blonde T-Style guitar sports my favorite pickup combination.
This Butterscotch Blackguard T-style guitar is one of the better sounding guitars I have ever built. A real classic.
Here is a beautiful sparkly guitar with a classic 60’s feel and sound. Plus, it has a totally usable bridge pickup sound.