Scanning The Pearly Gates w/ Thomas Nilsen


Scanning The Pearly Gates w/ Thomas Nilsen

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Billy Gibbon’s Pearly Gates Les Paul is a legendary instrument. It is arguably one of the most well known 1959 Les Paul Bursts on the planet. Thomas Nilsen is a pickup winder based in the UK who has worked with Billy for years. He recently had the opportunity to scan and make hyper detailed replicas of Billy’s guitar called “Whisker Buckers”.

We talk in great detail about that process and a whole lot more. This is a fantastic episode!

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