​​CUSTOM CARVED GUITARS                                           

 by Vinnie Ricotta

Electronics removed

Applying stain and airbrush highlights

Ready for clearcoat finish and hardware

Comparing carving with reference photo

Image is pencil sketched on  face of guitar

Started as a Fender Squire Sunburst Strat

First place, Best of Class, Second Best in Show  2013 Erie County Fair, Buffalo, NY  (650 entries)

Keith Richards / Stones Tribute Guitar

                                                                (Private collection)