Here’s four new Crook Custom Guitar colors. Continue reading
Having spent hours bent over jigs, routers and drill presses, I pray I never have to go back to doing body construction in-house. There’s nothing wrong with using templates and hand routing, but it is hard to maintain tight tolerances. Continue reading
Order a Crook Guitar for Christmas 2013
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 2013. Get the low-down on ordering a custom guitar.
I am amazed constantly when I see beautiful guitars smeared with dirt and gunk. My guess is players fear they’ll damage the finish, so they use conventional guitar polishes that do not clean anything really. Those polishes tend to attract more dirt than they repel, and you end up with a hazy coating that looks like your aunt’s end table layered with lemon Pledge. Continue reading
New guitar alert! Here’s four new features that you haven’t seen before in a Crook Custom Guitar: carbon fiber finish, unique stamped bridge, angled control plate and a newly redesigned McVay bender. Continue reading
Due to stability issues, I haven’t been a fan of highly figured maple necks, so baked maple (or roasted maple) was a new product that I had to try out. Continue reading
I have four pink paisley guitars for sale as examples of my new vintage accurate pink paisley paper with the textured silver background that has eluded me for years. The guitars are not meant to be exact reproductions of the original paisleys. These instruments are inspired by the look of the past built with the modern features that I use on my custom guitars. Continue reading
This guitar has that classic look and features my favorite set of pickups: the APC neck and the Voodoo TE-59 bridge pickup. It sounds the way I think a T-style guitar should sound.
This is a real wolf in sheep’s clothing. Featuring a Spanish cedar body, custom Rutters bridge with compensated saddles and a custom wound Voodoo pickup, this bass has a focused punchy sound with a clarity not usually associated with this style of bass.