'RedThread' was commissioned for Kaki King and takes its theme from the title of her album. With her technique in mind I hollowed out the back and added a soundhole, creating a 'thinline'-type instrument. Graph-Tech Piezos in the bridge help transmit the percussive qualities of her playing and can be blended in with the Joe Barden pickups.
Mahogany body, Maple neck with Cocobolo fingerboard. A Bigsby style tremolo with a Schaller roller bridge, Lollar P-90's and Gotho vintage style tuners complete this homage to the 'Who'.
Rosewood fingerboard 25 1/2" scale
Joe Barden SC in neck, HB in bridge
Sperzel locking tuners
Vintage brass bridge
This guitar commemorates the Chavez Ravine, an area close to Los Angeles downtown, originally home to a sizeable Latino population, which was razed in the 50's to make way for the Dodger stadium.
Flame Meranti body, flame Koa neck with Rosewood fingerboard. Joe Barden single/humbucker combination.
Flame Maple neck w/Madagascar Rosewood fingerboard, 25 ½" scale.
2 BoneTop P-90 style pickups
Hipshot fixed bridge
Hipshot open back locking tuners