Gear

1,000 Diamonds: Master Builder Yuriy Shishkov On His Stunning Studioliner

The creative luthier breaks down his unique NAMM 2017 showpiece.

Inspired by the Fender Custom Shop’s 30th anniversary, the annual Prestige Collection of guitars on display at the 2017 Winter NAMM show represents the peerless craftsmanship, artistry and detail that elevated the Custom Shop to worldwide acclaim.

In this video, Senior Master Builder Yuriy Shishkov discusses his one-of-a-kind Fender Studioliner, which is based on the 1936 Kodak Bantam camera. Yuriy's Studioliner includes an amazing 1,000 inlaid diamonds, with 423 diamonds on the top, 462 on the back and 115 on the top.