Jump to content
Gibson Brands Forums

My LP Studio

Recommended Posts

Hey everybody.


A little over a year ago, I found myself with a 1993 Les Paul Studio, with a broken headstock.


Got it for $600. May have overpaid a bit, but i'm fine with it.


When it arrived, this is what it looked like:





Well, being the way I am, my first thought was mods. Just aesthetic mods to make it more custom and pleasing.


It quickly became this (I apologize for bad iPod photos):





Which then became this:





And for a few months, was finalized as this:





I had it like that for a few months, but as you can see in the last photo on the horn, the finish was not in good shape.


A little checking is not a problem with me, huge chips? They are.


So I asked my dad to take it to a local luthier for a refinish.


Soon, it became this:




Which then became this:





After that, she became this:





And that's where she's at now!


Just figured i'd give you guys a little eye candy.




Link to post
Share on other sites

Pretty cool job, was the headstock repaired? By you or the seller, if done right , it ends up alot stronger, or so I've read.


I did a little magic and got GC to repair it for free. It wasn't pretty, but after the refin it'll look good as new.


very nice how it goes from "it" to "she" during your narrative!


Ha! Good catch.

Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

  • Create New...