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
Here’s four new Crook Custom Guitar colors. Continue reading
In the spring of 2003, Brad Paisley called me with a question. “How can we combine your paisley design with Buck and Don’s sparkle guitars?” We decided a great foundation would be his heroes’ coolest guitars: the silver sparkle Telecaster with black binding. I had built a few guitars with black paisley print on white paper, and we felt the black and silver would make a great combination. Of course, the guitar must have black binding, too. It sounded like a great idea, but I wasn’t sure I could pull this off.
Matt Beckley is a talented LA music producer, engineer and songwriter and has toured as a guitarist with Katy Perry. He needed a versatile custom guitar that would cover a multitude of sounds on-the fly in the studio or on the road. Continue reading