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by Michael Stevens, Alpine, Texas

A Double-Necked Legend: The Story Behind the Custom Shop’s #0001 Guitar

Fender take a look back at the Custom Shop’s first build: a double-necked Stratocaster/Esquire built by Michael in 1986.

Original Master Builder Michael Stevens' unique Stratocaster/Esquire is widely known to be the Custom Shop's first build.

Read about it here.

Michael Stevens’ Founders’ Design Esquire®

Michael breaks down his Founders’ Design Esquire® built in honor of the Custom Shop 30th Anniversary.

Read all about the guitar here.

Fender Custom Shop Founders Design 30th Anniversary Documentary

Billboard.com also features two articles on the Fender Custom Shop:

Fender Guitars Celebrates 30th Anniversary of Custom Shop and
A Look Inside the Fender Custom Shop

Ole Bud elbow pedal

Michael demonstrates a Dunlop elbow pedal for Junior Brown’s Ole Bud guit-steel. Apologies for the low resolution.

More of Michael at NAMM 2017

Michael talks about his 30th anniversary Fender Esquire with John Daniel Garcia in Big Bend Now:
http://bigbendnow.com/2017/02/alpine-custom-guitar-maker-honored-by-fender/

… and with Dan Erlewine (1:24-2:14) at the NAMM Show 2017:

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