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.
So what did a brand new Fender pink paisley look like in 1968? Without a time machine, we may never know for sure. But after having spent years researching and looking at various original paisley guitars, I’ve made some observations. 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.
Here’s a guitar that was never made in the 60’s but should have been. Wth the Voodoo Te-50 and custom wiring, it makes a very versitile one pickup guitar. Simplicity at its best.
Here’s a classic pink paisley look with a modern take on the Bigsby (modified by Charlie McVay) and the Mastery bridge. This guitar actually stays in tune. With the lower output Voodoo TE-60 bridge pickup, it makes you want to start playing “surf music” as soon as you plug it in.
The new vintage pink paisley print has made it into the paint booth where I’ve applied the side color and tint and some clear coat. This really brings out the details of the new silver embossed textured background paper. If you look closely, you can see the same details and depth as the original paper. I’m really happy with the sharpness and clarity and the accuracy of the print in both color and registration. Continue reading
Over the years, I have worked to make my pink paisley paper the best it could be. Although I wondered if I had taken the technique as far as it could go, that paper has always been in the back of my mind. In the past few months, I sat down with my new graphic artist and printer, and we developed a technique that has me really excited.