Category Archives: Counterpunch

Custom order – Dog Paw Counterpunch

Hot off the bench: a very fun Counterpunch with English Bulldog paw prints etched into its hand hammered aluminum top and steel pickguard. This one has a super thick Pau Ferro neck with Pau Ferro fingerboard and an M-tone bolt-through bridge. With its high wind Lollar Imperial bridge pickup and low wind Imperial neck pickup, this puppy absolutely howls.

Circle Motif Counterpunch

Here’s a new custom order Counterpunch. This one has three Lollar Pickups: neck and bridge are Imperials and the center is an El Rayo. What an awesome combination. This guitar has a hand-hammered aluminum top with an etched circle motif, mahogany body, stained maple neck, ebony fretboard and lots of little custom details.

Dogscratch aluminum top Counterpunch

M-tone Counterpunch with one-piece alder body, Pau Ferro neck, Bocote fingerboard, aluminum top, steel pickguard and accents, Lollar Imperial pickups, Hipshot bridge and locking tuners. You’ve heard about “bell-like” tones – well, this one really has it. The top three strings ring out like a Mariachi band in a brick alley (but in a good way – you’ll like it). It’s in the for sale section – check it out.

Etched aluminum top Counterpunch

Here is a super cool new Counterpunch with a hand-formed aluminum top that has been acid etched with an abstract paisley pattern. The “paisleys” are just ever so slightly raised for an awesome feel. Mahogany body, stained maple neck , steel pickguard and Macassar ebony fingerboard with a brass and aluminum inlay on the 12th fret. A very slick doghair finish on the back completes the noir vibe of this guitar. All the hardware is hand patinaed, including the metal top hat volume control and mushroom dome tone control. This Counterpunch is equipped with Lollar Imperials and is a very punchy, bright guitar with amazing note separation when playing big chords. Articulate? Why, yes! Does it also rock? Yes, it does.

Custom Aluminum Top Counterpunch

Check out this new super custom Aluminum Top Counterpunch. A great player that is full of cool electronics. It has El Rayos by Lollar Pickups, an Uno Mos booster by Homebrew Electronics, HBE and a Bumble Buzz by Union Tube & Transistor for Third Man Records. An alder body and a Pao Ferro neck and fingerboard combined with all that steel and aluminum makes for a guitar the just screams. Oh yeah, the big red button is a stutter switch. If you turn everything on at once, it blows up the world (in a good way).

Custom Industrial M-tone Counterpunch

Uber-custom industrial M-tone Counterpunch has a hand-formed aluminum top over an Alder body. Hidden inside the depths of this machine are a Coldcraft Fiesta Fuzz and and Apple Butter Auto Wah controlled by a Shadow kill pot. Every surface is meticulously hand worked and custom features abound, including the pickup covers, the 12th fret marker, the metal headstock veneer and the leaking oil paint job on the back. Of course it has a killer neck and the smoothest frets you’ve ever played. Sounds? Yup, it’s got a ton, and they’re all good.

M-tone Counterpunch

Custom Space Rock Counterpunch Thinline

New space themed custom Counterpunch Thinline has meteorite-embedded knobs, night sky sparkle finish inside and out, comet trail sound hole, and glow in the dark side markers and an awesome vibe. Alder body, maple top, Seymour Duncan limited edition nickel Humbucker from Hell, Pau Ferro neck, Hipshot tuners, hammered aluminum guard and flat wound strings. It’s super light and really resonant. It was a tough one to send off to its rightful owner – I miss it already.