NEWS ARCHIVES 2006 -2007
Photo by Lloyd Mills
TNM alumni Frank Plesek and Buddy Dughi on either side of surprise attendee, Billy D. Light with his soon to be finished mighty TNM.
Lloyd Mills (center), latest TNM customer, made the trek from the UK to see hero's Thom Bresh and Brian Lonbeck.
"Pipeline" is the anthem of choice for the grand finale. All able bodied surfers with a guitar were called to the stage to participate.
Below, Brian Lonbeck gives Ken's new TNM the final test before shipping to Staten Island, New York.
June 30, 2006 - Frank Plesek -SN006 - Meets his new
TNM for the first time. The look on Frank's face says it all.
Frank and his wife Nancy drove in from Hollister, CA to
pickup Frank's new Maphis. Thank you kindly.
Our friend Deke Dickerson was there for the presentation as well and Frank's grandson who gets a closer look at the Mighty TNM in action. Frank will be intoducing his new TNM to the public at the Gilroy, CA Garlic Festval - July 28 to 30 with his 50's/60's rock band, the Corvairs. More pictures
June 2006 - Billy D. Light has commisioned -THE MAPHIS -SN008 to be built. Billy hales from Brooklawn, NJ. Check out Billy's site. We'll begin construction shortly. Thanks Billy.
June 16, 2006 - Jim Katz - SN005 - See's his brand new
Maphis for the first time. More Pictures
Feburary 1, 2006 - Our friend Buddy Dughi in action with the
mighty TNM at The Doll Hut in Anaheim, CA
January 9, 2006 - THE MAPHIS - SN 007 has been ordered. Ken Sutherland from Staten Island, NY has asked
me to build a Joe Maphis Special replica for him. I'll be purchasing the curly maple billets at the NAMM show this week It will look something like this. Thanks Ken.
Get set! The 3rd annual Deke's Guitar Geek
Festival is coming.
Deke and Michael (Angelo) Batio at 2004 NAMM
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