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Ratfiddle Custom Built Burned and Rusted S-Style Electric Guitar


Custom Built just for Small Box Music - In collaboration with Robert Beauchene of Ratfiddle Guitars (Whiteville, NC) we are pleased to be the only retailer in the country to display these custom-built beauties of relic, art and tone. 

Built by Beau to owner John Fowler's specifications, each guitar is a one-of-a kind piece of playable art.  All parts - wood, plastic and metal - are sealed with a thin protective lacquer that protects the part as well as prevents the rust, ash or patina from "rubbing off" or continuing to deteriorate.  

Maple, Mahogany, Swamp Ash and more are used and reliced to Beau's liking on each individual build. Hardware usually starts out full chrome or brass- but it never stays looking the same when he's done with it. 

This custom guitar plays great, the neck has that smooth unfinished feeling that most players look for, and the satin feel of the body lets your arm rest comfortably. Offering all the versatility you'd expect from a three pickup model, this custom guitar has a plethora of great sounds from thin and plinky in the bridge, to the warm, squishy tones of the neck pickup. The relic job that was done to this guitar is totally unique, with awesome features like a burnt leather back plate, and a torched body and neck. This Rat Fiddle model delivers classic sounds in a beat up, off the wall package.

​Don't hesitate to contact us for more information on this incredible one-of-a-kind item!


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