David Porthouse Deluxe 8 Lap Steel Guitar

David Porthouse Deluxe 8 Lap Steel Guitar from David Porthouse Lap Steel Guitars

By: David Porthouse Lap Steel Guitars  25/04/2011
Keywords: musical instruments, guitars, Electric Guitar

David Porthouse is a custom lap steel guitar builder from Newcastle on Tyne in the UK. Each of his guitars is individually designed and built and he specializes in the manufacture of deluxe 6- or 8-string solid or hollow body and neck lap steel guitars.

His top range of guitars are made from one solid piece of walnut with sycamore fingerboard and walnut frets and markers and equipped with single or twin hand-wound pickups by Allan Price of Catswhiskers.

Alternatively, the Rocket, River, Rapid solid body 6-string lap steel guitar models are made from mahogany or walnut with sycamore fingerboards, black nylon frets and markers with Telecaster-type tail piece and a stock pickup.

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