Five DIY flattop-maintenance and modding pieces covering everything from must-have tools to filing frets, installing strap locks, and mounting a soundhole pickup.
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From a sparkly ’55 Gretsch to a candy-red Tele Custom, a reverse-fireglo Rick, a ’60 Les Paul, and a rare EB-2 bass—five fine instruments worth coveting.
Closeup looks at the mammoth stomp stations used by Bon Jovi, Bloc Party, Johnny Hiland, Living Colour, and Kurt Vile and the Violators.
German “Duke of DIY” Dirk Wacker walks you through five killer “super strat” projects.