42nd Street Guitars - Guitar bodies © 2017 42nd Street Guitars

Guitar bodies



Body shapes...

Currently we make replacement bodies for Stratocaster, Telecaster, La cabronita, P bass, J bass and slab bass. Custom options are available by request.



Pre-aged...

Here are some examples of "pre-aged" finishes:

replacement body for La cabronita - Shoreline gold © 2017 42nd Street Guitars
replacement body for La cabronita - Shoreline gold © 2017 42nd Street Guitars
replacement bound body for Tele - Autumn copper © 2017 42nd Street Guitars
Eric Johnson white blond nitro © 2017 42nd Street Guitars
Eric Johnson white blond nitro © 2017 42nd Street Guitars
Eric Johnson white blond intro © 2017 42nd Street Guitars


Aged not worn...

These photos show the next stage in the process. Our "aged not worn" bodies have appropriate fading and staining.

replacement body for Tele HS  - Butterscotch blonde (aged not worn) © 2017 42nd Street Guitars
replacement body for Tele HS  - Butterscotch blonde (aged not worn) © 2017 42nd Street Guitars
replacement Double-bound  body for tele (aged not worn) © 2017 42nd Street Guitars
replacement Double-bound  body for tele (aged not worn) © 2017 42nd Street Guitars
replacement body for strat MK blonde (aged not worn) © 2017 42nd Street Guitars
replacement body for strat MK blonde (aged not worn) © 2017 42nd Street Guitars


Light wear...

Here are some aged further with light wear in all the right places:

replacement body for strat dakota red, light wear © 2017 42nd Street Guitars
replacement body for strat dakota red, light wear © 2017 42nd Street Guitars
replacement body for strat dakota red, light wear © 2017 42nd Street Guitars
replacement body for strat dakota red, light wear © 2017 42nd Street Guitars
replacement body for Tele HS (light ageing) © 2017 42nd Street Guitars
replacement body for Tele HS (light ageing) © 2017 42nd Street Guitars


Medium wear...

An example of a body with medium wear revealing the sunburst base coat:

replacement body for tele - Vintage cream over 'burst (medium wear) © 2017 42nd Street Guitars
replacement body for tele - Vintage cream over 'burst (medium wear) © 2017 42nd Street Guitars
replacement body for tele - Vintage cream over 'burst (medium wear) © 2017 42nd Street Guitars
replacement body for tele - Vintage cream over 'burst (medium wear) © 2017 42nd Street Guitars
replacement body for tele - Vintage cream over 'burst (medium wear) © 2017 42nd Street Guitars
replacement body for tele - Vintage cream over 'burst (medium wear) © 2017 42nd Street Guitars


Heavy wear...

Some prefer a more heavily worn look such as this:

replacement body for tele - Faded worn sunburst © 2017 42nd Street Guitars
replacement body for tele - Faded worn sunburst © 2017 42nd Street Guitars
replacement body for tele - Faded worn sunburst © 2017 42nd Street Guitars
replacement body for tele - butterscotch blonde, heavy wear © 2017 42nd Street Guitars
replacement body for tele - butterscotch blonde, heavy wear © 2017 42nd Street Guitars
replacement body for tele - butterscotch blonde, heavy wear © 2017 42nd Street Guitars