CUSTOM MODELS

 

THE GUITAR BELOW IS A CUSTOM MODEL BASED ON A GIBSON LES PAUL THE CUSTOMER OWNS A RIALTO BANDMASTER         AND THE BRIEF                   A LES PAUL STYLE GUITAR MADE TO THE SAME STANDARD AS HIS RIALTO ARCHTOP

A quick build summery

1 piece AAA hondorus mahogany body         2 piece master grade flame maple top      1 piece AAA hondorus mahogany neck

AAA  grade ebony fingerboard with mother of pearl inlays    ebony pickguard with no visable fixings inlaid with initials

head veneer is ebony with custom mother of pearl inlay and of course my Rialto logo

Tuners are kluson waffle backs     all other gold hardware  is traditional good quality

Electrics are     cts pots      switchcraft 3 position switch    pickups are my handwound  humbuckers with 42 wire

bridge pickup is 8.6k  with alnico 2 magnet      the neck pickup is 8.0k  with alnico 5 magnet 

This guitar is finished using  traditional nitrocellulose lacquer as is all my guitars  as requested

this guitar is fiished in honeyburst .



AFTER OWNING AND GIGGING THIS GUITAR
 

FOR SEVERAL MONTHS IT IS NOW THE FAVORITE


GUITAR IN HIS VAST ARSENAL








The 335 above is a hand made custom to order all hand carved no laminates hand made p90 pickups 

finished in traditional nitro lacquer in med tan sunburst   ebony fingerboard  mother of pearl inlays kluson waffle back tuners