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Building the ESP Custom Shop “Ghost Soldier” – Video

Fascinating stop motion clip shows the intricacies of building a custom shop model by hand


Ever wonder how guitars in a custom shop are built? Now’s your chance to find out with this cool time lapse video released by the ESP Custom Shop depicting the making of the ESP exclusive “Ghost Soldier” model.


The video, which was shot at the ESP Custom Shop in Tokyo, shows the process of building a custom guitar from start to finish. The “Ghost Soldier” was created by ESP master luthier Masao Ohmuro.


This fascinating video clip offers unique insight into the intricacy and detail that goes into creating a custom shop model by hand.



ESP has announced that they’ll be opening a new factory later this year in North Hollywood, CA. That facility will be the iconic Japanese guitar maker‘s first ever production facility in the U.S.


For more information on the “Ghost Soldier” and the ESP Custom Shop, visit their official website.

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