Three 59 Bursts coming soon!
We are in the process of building 3 exact replicas of the most expensive vintage guitars in the world - the 1958/59/60 Les Paul burst.
Here's how its going:
slotting the Brazilian Rosewood fingerboard
The 'right' plastic MOP crown inlays and aged parts from Crazyparts.de an aluminium tailpiece and nickel finish tune o magic bridge
splitting the 5A grade flame maple billet to get a book match top
jointing the maple top
Thicknessing the Honduras mahogany body - selected for light weight and tapped for a balanced response
Wiring channels routed into the body
Going the maple to the mahogany
Part cut out body blanks ready for more work. The furthest two are lighter in weight than the nearest and the tighter grain and figure of the centre one gives it a brighter tap tone than the other two which are very similar in tap tone