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The Guitars

All Dirty Elvis Guitars are built from scratch in a small one man workshop, by one man, Dirty Elvis (aka. Matt Gandy). Each guitar is given a name during the building process, here are the guitars that have made it out of the workshop (not all are lucky enough to make it this far).

Custom made electric guitar for Ben Lee
Custom made electric guitar for Ben Lee

An absolute honour to build a guitar for a music icon, Ben Lee.

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Custom made electric guitar for Ben Lee
Custom made electric guitar for Ben Lee

Lollar guitar pickups gold foils in soapbar mount

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Ben Lee with his handcrafted electric guitar
Ben Lee with his handcrafted electric guitar

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Custom made electric guitar for Ben Lee
Custom made electric guitar for Ben Lee

An absolute honour to build a guitar for a music icon, Ben Lee.

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The Bard

Victorian Ash in American cherry body. American maple neck with Purple Heart fingerboard and binding. 

Now resides with Ben Lee from Los Angeles, California, USA.

The Slow Hand

Tasmanian tiger myrtle in American cherry body. Alder neck with American maple fingerboard. 

Now resides with Michael from Victoria, Australia.

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Left Handed custom built electric guitar
Left Handed custom built electric guitar

Classic non-cutaway electric guitar in orange and black

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Left Handed custom built electric guitar
Left Handed custom built electric guitar

Single pickup, the Novel T bridge by Lollar Guitar Pickups, Tacoma Washington (being left handed it is upside down, and sounds incredibly cool)

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Left Handed custom built electric guitar
Left Handed custom built electric guitar

Beautifully curved back that exudes style and quality craftsmanship, simultaneously creating comfort for the player

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Left Handed custom built electric guitar
Left Handed custom built electric guitar

Classic non-cutaway electric guitar in orange and black

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The Southpaw (LH)

Tasmanian tiger myrtle in American alder body. Alder neck with American maple fingerboard. 

Now resides with Chris from Victoria, Australia.

The Red Queen

Tasmanian tiger myrtle in Queensland maple body. Queensland maple neck with Indian ebony fingerboard. 

Now resides at the Lollar Pickups demo room in Tacoma, Washington, USA.

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The Red Betty

Tasmanian tiger myrtle in Australian Blackwood body. Aluminium neck by The Electrical Guitar Company.

Now resides with James from Victoria, Australia.

The Purple Heart

Purple Heart in American cherry body. American maple neck and African ebony fingerboard.

Now resides with Daniel Johns from Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia.

Custom built electric guitar for Daniel Johns (Silverchair)
Custom built electric guitar for Daniel Johns (Silverchair)

An absolute honour to build a guitar for Daniel Johns (FutueNever)

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Custom built electric guitar for Daniel Johns (Silverchair)
Custom built electric guitar for Daniel Johns (Silverchair)

Retro designed pickups from McNelly pickups in Canada - the Autumn model humbucker set

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The Daniel Johns Fugazi PRS
The Daniel Johns Fugazi PRS

The ever enigmatic Daniel Johns sharing a rare glimpse of his guitar rack

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Custom built electric guitar for Daniel Johns (Silverchair)
Custom built electric guitar for Daniel Johns (Silverchair)

An absolute honour to build a guitar for Daniel Johns (FutueNever)

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Handcrafted baritone electric guitar
Handcrafted baritone electric guitar

Handmade boutique quality baritone electric guitar

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Handcrafted baritone electric guitar
Handcrafted baritone electric guitar

Filtertron style pickups by McNelly pickups in Canada. Humbucker shape and gold covers

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Handcrafted baritone electric guitar
Handcrafted baritone electric guitar

A beautifully curved back to compliment this extraordinary musical instrument - comfort and style

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Handcrafted baritone electric guitar
Handcrafted baritone electric guitar

Handmade boutique quality baritone electric guitar

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The Sabretooth (Baritone)

Tasmanian tiger myrtle in American cherry body. Tassie myrtle neck and African ebony fingerboard.

Now resides with Julien from Strasbourg, France.

The Vampira

Tasmanian tiger myrtle in Australian Blackwood body. Queensland maple neck and Indian ebony fingerboard.

Now resides with Ariel from Canada.

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The Old 96er'

Tasmanian tiger myrtle in Australian Blackwood body. Aluminium neck by The Electrical Guitar Company.

Now resides with Gary from Victoria, Australia.

The Golden Zebra

Zebrano in Fijian mahogany body. Mahogany neck and Indian ebony fingerboard.

Now resides with Harry from Victoria, Australia.

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The Blackwood

Australian Blackwood top in American Ash body. Blackwood neck and Indian ebony fretboard.

Now resides with Birdwood Guitars from New South Wales, Australia.

The Hobgoblin

American Oak in American Walnut body. American Maple neck and Purple Heart fingerboard.

Now resides with Tim from New South Wales, Australia.

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The Tassie Tiger

Tasmanian tiger Myrtle in American Ash body. American Ash neck and Indian ebony fretboard.

Now resides with Mick from New South Wales, Australia.

The White Whale no.4

Australian Maple in Fijian Mahogany body. American Maple neck and Indian ebony fingerboard.

Now resides with Dallas from Victoria, Australia.

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The White Whale no.3

American Maple in Victorian Ash body. American Maple neck and Indian ebony fretboard.

Now resides with Birdwood Guitars from New South Wales, Australia.

The Red Baron (baritone)

Victorian Ash in Queensland Maple body. Queensland Maple neck and African ebony fingerboard.

Now resides with Bambi from Victoria, Australia.

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The White Whale no.2

Victorian Ash in American Ash body. American Ash neck and Indian ebony fretboard.

Now resides with Lloyd from New South Wales, Australia.

The White Whale no.1

Curly Maple in American Ash body. American Ash neck and African ebony fingerboard.

Now resides with Mick from New South Wales, Australia.

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