Meet Mark Behme from Silver Spring in Maryland, USA. He is a painter, sculptor and guitar builder. Here are some of his carved guitars. This is: Nut Job 2008 Mahogany, maple, ebony, Steinberger tuners, Schaller roller bridge,TV Jones Powertron Plus pickup 38: x 12” x 4” The theme comes from radiator cap ornament for hot rods of the 50’s vintage. Maple and ebony through-body neck and mahogany body painted silver. Head stock carved as flames.
Sandburg Custom Thinline bass guitar
A thing of beauty. Used by artists such as Jeff Beck to Eric Clapton the bridge on this guitar "floats" allowing the musician to bend the notes while playing. Lennon and Harrison acquired Fender Stratocasters in 1965 and used them extensively in the recording of Rubber Soul