25 essential Gibson Les Paul mods and upgrades

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From easy, zero-cost modifications that take a few short minutes to tone-expanding wiring changes, clever vibrato technology and even head-to-toe boutique vintage makeovers, there are many ways to customise, improve and upgrade your Les Paul. Huw Price reveals our pick of the very best… Even if you’re disinclined to undertake woodwork or have More...

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By Huw Price On Wednesday, April 20th, 2011
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Refinishing Workshop

This 1990 Japanese-made Ibanez RG550, originally metallic red, was badly damaged in a bizarre plumbing incident. What better subject for a complete transformation? Huw Price rolls up his sleeves and gets to work. After More...

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By Huw Price On Wednesday, April 20th, 2011
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STAGE 2 – PREPARING THE TOP VENEER

This 1990 Japanese-made Ibanez RG550, originally metallic red, was badly damaged in a bizarre plumbing incident. What better subject for a complete transformation? Huw Price rolls up his sleeves and gets to work. David More...

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By Huw Price On Wednesday, April 20th, 2011
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STAGE 3 – VENEERING THE TOP

This 1990 Japanese-made Ibanez RG550, originally metallic red, was badly damaged in a bizarre plumbing incident. What better subject for a complete transformation? Huw Price rolls up his sleeves and gets to work. Obviously More...

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By Huw Price On Wednesday, April 20th, 2011
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STAGE 4 – VENEERING THE HEADSTOCK-4

This 1990 Japanese-made Ibanez RG550, originally metallic red, was badly damaged in a bizarre plumbing incident. What better subject for a complete transformation? Huw Price rolls up his sleeves and gets to work. A More...

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By Huw Price On Wednesday, April 20th, 2011
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STAGE 6 – THE TRANS BLACK FINISH

This 1990 Japanese-made Ibanez RG550, originally metallic red, was badly damaged in a bizarre plumbing incident. What better subject for a complete transformation? Huw Price rolls up his sleeves and gets to work. Because More...

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By Huw Price On Wednesday, April 20th, 2011
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STAGE 7 – SPRAYING

This 1990 Japanese-made Ibanez RG550, originally metallic red, was badly damaged in a bizarre plumbing incident. What better subject for a complete transformation? Huw Price rolls up his sleeves and gets to work. Steve More...

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By Richard Flynn On Thursday, February 11th, 2010
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Lap Of Luxury – Starting Out

If you were inspired by last month’s lap steel special and fancy having a go, why not build your own? It’s the perfect project for a budding luthier, and Huw Price can tell you exactly how it’s done Once the More...

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By Richard Flynn On Thursday, February 11th, 2010
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Lap Of Luxury – Gluing and Routing

If you were inspired by last month’s lap steel special and fancy having a go, why not build your own? It’s the perfect project for a budding luthier, and Huw Price can tell you exactly how it’s done I had More...

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By Richard Flynn On Thursday, February 11th, 2010
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Lap Of Luxury – Starting Out

If you were inspired by last month’s lap steel special and fancy having a go, why not build your own? It’s the perfect project for a budding luthier, and Huw Price can tell you exactly how it’s done If you More...