August 26, 2019

 Above: a Last Word humbucker on my bench, showing the unique tooling patterns found on genuine 50s PAF covers. 

I’ve been very lucky over the years to have had the opportunity to examine, measure and sometimes rewind many original PAF humbuckers from that golden 5...

May 18, 2019



Here we have a lovely old (and sadly very dead) Burns Rez-O-Matik pickup from the 60s/70s ... our job is to breathe new life into it.

cover off and you can see why the Rez-O-Matik and several other Burns pickups are so different to practically everything else: firstly...

May 17, 2019

After over a year missing from our pickup lineup ... it's back and it's better than ever!

For those of you who have never encountered this little beast before here's a rundown:

At first sight you might mistakenly take this for a normal humbucker ... it's far more than ju...

May 6, 2019

Another hard day of work fixing up the new Oil City home ... nearly there ... IT not hooked up yet ... but looking more like a workshop!

May 5, 2019

A furious day of assembling benches, levelling benches ... sorting all manner of little niggles ...

Chaos still rules ... but it's becoming more organised chaos!

May 4, 2019

 While everybody else is having May Bank Holiday fun we have been beavering away moving into our larger premises. Chaos rules at the moment ... but we are getting there!