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Reader Guitar of the Month

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Reader Guitar of the Month Epiphone Les Paul Woody homepage

Reader Guitar of the Month: "Woody"

June 3, 2020
In a parking lot transaction, an Irish guitarist saves an Epiphone Les Paul from being turned into a lamp.
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Reader Guitar of the Month: Two Sweet Rides

May 7, 2020
A Canadian guitarist has his dream G&L made to match his Harley.
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Reader Guitar of the Month: Triple-Neck “Hack”

March 20, 2020
A music store employee scored a vintage handbuilt oddball with an electric guitar, electric banjo, and an electric mandolin all-in-one for $100.
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Shecter PT homepage

Reader Guitar of the Month: Townshend Tribute

February 27, 2020
A reader gives a goldtop Schecter PT a new neck, hardware swaps, and two Duncan ’59 humbuckers wired for tonal variety.
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Reader Guitar of the Month: Ceres

January 27, 2020
This T-style was carved out of leftover mahogany used to replace a historical statue atop the Vermont State House.
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Reader Guitar of the Month: Peavey Predator

December 26, 2019
In pursuit of maximalist tone, a guitarist bestows his favorite S-shaped guitar body with three versatile pickups, ’50s wiring, and two toggles to help him do it all.
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Reader Guitar of the Month: Yamaha Pacifica

December 5, 2019
This model’s swimming-pool routing makes it a great candidate for modding.
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Reader Guitar of the Month: Scrap Steel

November 24, 2019
A sound designer decides to build an electric baritone lap steel out of discarded timber and leftover guitar parts.
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Reader Guitar of the Month: The Wolf

October 29, 2019
How one guitarist transformed a hunk of plywood into a P-90 tone monster modeled after a classic Les Paul Junior.
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Reader Guitar of the Month: Koyukicaster

September 6, 2019
An anime fan from Israel wanted the guitar played by his favorite character, so he enlisted a U.K. luthier to make it for him.
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Gleasoncaster Homepage

Reader Guitar of the Month: B-Bender Gleasoncaster

August 8, 2019
Limited funds and a desire to cop Clarence White’s mojo propelled this guitarist to build a B-bender guitar from scratch.
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Reader Guitar of the Month: The Headless Minimalist

July 11, 2019
A Steinberger fan builds guitars out of unlikely materials, including nylon fishing line wrapped around the neck for frets.
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Reader Guitar of the Month: Theseus Tele

May 29, 2019
After a lefty player finally experienced a Tele for the first time, he turned it into his dream tone machine.
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Reader Guitar of the Month: Gold-on-White Strat

May 13, 2019
After seeing Franz Lyons’ luxurious bass in a Turnstile video, this guitarist wanted to create a suave-looking Strat.
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Reader Guitar of the Month: Not a Ric

April 15, 2019
After an enlightening lesson in Rickenbacker copyrights, a guitarist turns his once playable Tokai into an art guitar.
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Reader Guitar of the Month: Greenie

February 28, 2019
A Strat player in Finland gets hooked on scallops.
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Reader Guitar of the Month: Farker Ply

February 12, 2019
A reader in Malaysia uses his extra time to make a kit git with a twist.
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Reader Guitar of the Month: Fender Mustang 90 “Violet”

December 21, 2018
A reader uses Lego pieces to make his Frankenstang unique, but his tone simple.
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Reader Guitar of the Month: TW Special

November 23, 2018
After finding a collection of 80-year-old tools in his mother’s garage, a Swedish guitarist built an instrument that connects him to his grandfather.
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Reader Guitar of the Month: Fifty Les Porter

October 25, 2018
For his half-century birthday, one of our readers decided to do it up right with a unique custom build.
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