From Zero to Hero - Gibson Explorer Custom '59 Tobacco Makeover!

Discussion in 'The Custom Shop' started by Oleynior, Jan 12, 2018.

  1. JMB1984

    JMB1984 Premium Member

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    That came out looking truly incredible! I especially like how the burst turned out on the front and back.
     
  2. Gibsonrocknroll

    Gibsonrocknroll Silver Supporter

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    Great job beautiful guitar.
     
  3. doitforvangogh

    doitforvangogh Senior Member

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    Holy cow. I need one of them.
     
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  4. Droog

    Droog Senior Member

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    Now that looks bloody great
     
  5. chunktone

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    Very nice!
     
  6. Justinreagin

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  7. electric head

    electric head Just passing thru Premium Member

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    Hey Kudos to Mr. Witkowski for sure.

    Very well thought out.
    That's a fine looking guitar,
    It would also have looked great with just clear over it...
     
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  8. Jymbopalyse

    Jymbopalyse Senior Member

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    Wow.

    Great craftsmanship.
    you should be quite proud of that !
     
  9. Nippon

    Nippon You looking at me?

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    You are a talented guy. Real nice work.
     
  10. Bobby Mahogany

    Bobby Mahogany Senior Member

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    I guess Nippon didn't read the thread.
    As usual...
    Hi Nippon!
    :D

    Fantastic job of planning and fighting with the girlfriend!
    Fantastic job from the luthier!
    :thumb:

    As someone who asked before, why not keep the original serial number.
    I know it now has the "number of the beast"!
    And it is, a Beast!
    :thumb:

    Again, congratulations!
     
  11. Al Walker

    Al Walker Senior Member

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    AWESOME JOB!!!!!!!
     
  12. JesseXGibson

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    Damn man.. one of the nicest explorers I’ve ever seen
     
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  13. RayTorvalds

    RayTorvalds Senior Member

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    Holy smokes ! :wow:

    That is truly awesome ! Certainly the most killer Explorer I've ever seen.
     
  14. 59noob

    59noob Senior Member

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    Very very nice!!! Congrats!!
     
  15. PierM

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    This picture is totally addictive.

    Best headstock ever.
     
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  16. Frogfur

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    Damn good work.
     
  17. Chakalawaka

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    Holy mother of Explorers!!
     
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  18. StingyCH

    StingyCH The Bearded guy from Heidi land..

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    That's a work of art, fantastic guitar, top craftsmanship and the result is simply astonishing :wow:
     
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  19. Rock City

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    Holy veneer!
     
  20. rogue3

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    Drop Dead gorgeous!

    If i saw that on a rack,i would not leave the shop without it, as i suspect it plays and sounds as good as it looks.Reminds me of some of Dean guitar's best stuff back in the day.
     

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