Guitars and pickups by Derek Phelps

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59 Burst
24 Oct 2010Leave a Comment17,332 views

Here are a few photos from the AGS 2010.  A lot of traffic, but not as much on Sat due to the baseball game. Everyone expected bigger numbers on Sunday, and got them.  We have seen a lot of cool guitars, a lot of new builders and met some really cool people.  Our neighbor, had a 1960 Les Paul Burst that we have a sound clips and videos of. Continue reading »

Eddie Van Halen Frankenstein Guitar
9 Sep 20103 Comments25,974 views

Imagine being told that you are going to be doing some work for the most pioneering guitarist to date. In 1985 I heard these words, and then the most recognizable guitar in the World was delivered to Tom Anderson’s shop. Our job was to bring “Frankenstein” back to life. While in our care we would end up moving the bridge to where it belonged, and fabricating a custom Continue reading »

8 Sep 2010One Comment11,654 views

Let us take a look and listen to your amplifiers and check your tube bias.  Biasing is a very necessary maintenance item that gets overlooked or left out most of the time.  Your guitar is number one in the chain of good tone, and your amplifier finalizes the message.  You can only experience the best tones and performances when both elements are working together  in perfect harmony.  Some amp upgrades could entail Continue reading »

Taylor Guitar Repair Center
31 Aug 20102 Comments15,888 views

Guitar Techworks is a factory authorized repair center for Taylor Guitars. We can provide experienced repair and tech services for your Taylor Guitar. If you are not local, you can ship your guitar to us for the work you need done. To get more information about the services we offer, pricing for various repairs, and wait times, contact us or leave a comment at the bottom of this Continue reading »

Greg Howard, Green Day Stage Right
28 Aug 2010One Comment26,792 views

Here are a few photos from the Green Day show in Dallas, TX on August 27, 2010. Greg Howard, a good friend and very busy man, has been with Green Day for a long time!  I got to inspect the backstage area and take a few pictures of the setup. When Greg isn’t moving gear or riding motorcycles, he is working at his business, 3 Monkeys Amplification.  Check Continue reading »