Welcome to your all-access pass to the guitar enthusiast’s ultimate destination–the Fender Custom Shop. This third in a series of hardcover books joins the award-winning titles The Stratocaster Chronicles and The Soul of Tone by author/historian Tom Wheeler. The Dream Factory features hundreds of full-color photos of incredibly rare, collectible, and limited edition hand-crafted guitars. In nearly 600 pages, we learn the fascinating tale of the acclaimed Fender Custom Shop and its illustrious artisans.
This limited edition version comes in a leather slipcase and has an enclosed certificate signed by Tom Wheeler and Mike Eldred. Limited to 1500 pieces.
- Over 630 images, illustrating the first master builders and their humble beginnings, as well as the many changes that have brought the Fender Custom Shop into the 21st century. Includes many one-of-a-kind custom guitar masterpieces and reproductions of acclaimed guitarists’ instruments such as Eric Clapton’s “Blackie,” Jimi Hendrix’s Monterey Strat, Stevie Ray Vaughan’s No. 1, and many more.
- Unprecedented view inside one of the music industry’s most creative and prolific custom instrument shops. Fascinating interviews and stories from the men and women who set the standard for guitar greatness. Features behind-the-scenes looks at how playable works of art are created.
- Foreword by Billy F Gibbons
- A “must-have” for all guitar enthusiasts!