Custom Pickguard Making

Any design of scratchplate for your guitar – carefully crafted to suit your style.

Pickguards Are Personal!

Your search is over! We can make any design of scratchplate for your guitar; (preferably) from the original, a hand drawn template or a complete new design. We also even offer to do this via post for ease!

They’re carefully cut by hand to make sure they fit your instrument – copies of the original or your supplied template.

Give your Pickguard a personality all of it's own.

oxidised copper scratchplate

Watch: How To Order

Pick a colour > Get a quote > Post it in > We make your new one > Posted back to you > Fit to your guitar!

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Custom Pickguards We've Made

Here’s a selection of mail order pickguards that people have bought by by sending their original scratchplate

Looking for some inspiration? Here’s hundreds more we’ve made:

Pricing

£= Sheet material + cutting charge + extras + shipping

Everything we make is personalised, so our scratchplates are priced according to how complex they are to make, e.g. how many flush edges, size, and materials. In general, a custom scratchplate will cost between £30-60 plus shipping.

Postage printout form for your old scratchplate or template
How to make a good template

Colours and Materials Available

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Black

1 ply Black (Thin)

1.5mm – Solid Black

1 ply Black

2.2mm – Solid Black

1 ply Matt Black

2mm – Solid Black

2 Ply Black

1.5mm – Black/White

3 ply Black

2.3mm – Black/White/Black

3 ply Black/Cream/Black

2.3mm – Black/Off White/Black

4 ply Black

2.3mm -Black/White/Black/White

5 Ply Black

2.3mm – Black/White/Black/White/Black

White

1 ply white (thin)

1.5mm – Solid White

1 ply White

2.2mm – Solid White

2 ply White

1.5mm – White/Black

3 ply White

2.3mm – White/Black/Black

1 ply Vintage White (Thin)

1.5mm – Solid Off White

3 ply Aged White (vint wht)

2.3mm – Off White/Black/Off White

3 ply Light Mint

2.3mm – Mint/Black/Mint

3 ply Mint

2.3mm – Mint/Black/Mint

1 ply Double Cream

2.3mm – Solid Off White

1 ply Single Cream

1.9mm- Solid Off White

3 ply Cream/Black/Cream

2.3mm – Off White/Black/Off White

3 ply Vintage Cream

2.3mm – Off White/Black/Off White

Pearloid

4 ply Pearl White

2.4mm – White Pearl/White Black/White

4 ply Mint Pearl

2.4mm – Mint Pearl/Mint/Black/Mint

4 ply Ivory Pearl

2.4mm – Ivory Pearl/Off White/Black/Off White

4 ply Cream Pearl

2.4mm – Cream Pearl/Off White/Black/Off White

4 ply Yellow Pearl

2.4mm – Yellow Pearl/White/Black/White (Old stock pictured)

4 ply Gold Pearl

2.4mm – Gold Pearl/White/Black/White

4 ply Burnt Orange Pearl

2.4mm – Orange Pearl/White/Black/White

4 ply Bronze Pearl

2.4mm – Bronze Pearl/White/Black/White

3 ply Red Pearl

2.4mm – Red Pearl/White/Black/White

4 ply Cola Pearl

2.4mm – Cola Pearl/Pink/Black/Pink

4 ply Pink Pearl

2.4mm – Pink Pearl/White/Black/White (Old stock pictured)

4 ply Light Purple Pearl

2.4mm – Light Purple Pearl/White/Black/White

4 ply Purple Pearl

2.4mm – Purple Pearl/White/Black/White

4 ply Blue Pearl

2.4mm – Blue Pearl/White/Black/White

4 ply Light Blue Pearl

2.4mm – Light Blue Pearl/White/Black/White

4 ply Ocean Blue Pearl

2.3mm – Ocean Blue Pearl/White

4 ply Violet Pearl

2.3mm – Violet Pearl/White

4 ply Grey Pearl

2.4mm – Grey Pearl/Black/White/Black

4 ply Black Pearl

2.4mm – Black Pearl/Black/White/Black

4 ply Green Pearl

2.4mm – Green Pearl/White/Black/White

Printed Tortoiseshell

4 ply Tortoise - Type Ⓐ

2.3mm – Tortoise/White/Black/White

4 ply Tortoise Intense - Type Ⓑ

2.3mm – Tortoise/Off White/Black/Off White

4 ply Red Marble Tortoise - Type Ⓒ

2.3mm – Tortoise/White/Black/White

Celluloid Tortoiseshell

4 ply Celluloid Dark Red Swirl Tort - Type ①

2.4mm – Tortoise/White/Black/White

4 ply Celluloid Red Tortoise - Type ②

2.3mm – Tortoise/White/Black/White

4 ply Celluloid Brown Tortoise - Type ③

2.3mm – Tortoise/White/Black/White

Premium Translucent Tortoiseshell

Vintage Translucent Tortoisheshell - Type ④

2mm – See Through Material, colour is influenced by what’s underneath – no ply layering – Max size: 300 X 245mm

Vintage Translucent Red Tortoisheshell - Type ⑤

3mm – See Through Material, colour is influenced by what’s underneath – no ply layering

Glitter

Red Glitter

3mm thick – amazing glitter effect

Orange Glitter

3mm thick – real twinkly

Yellow Glitter

3mm thick, glitz? we got it

Lime Green Glitter

3mm thick & glam-tastic

Sea Green Glitter

3mm thick – full of sparkles

Emerald Glitter

3mm thick with extra spangle

Teal Glitter

3mm thick – amazing glitter effect

Bright Blue Glitter

3mm thick – real twinkly

Navy Blue Glitter

3mm thick, glitz? we got it 

Purple Glitter

3mm thick & glam-tastic

Lilac Glitter

3mm thick – full of sparkles

Magenta Glitter

3mm thick with extra spangle

Salmon Pink Glitter

3mm thick – amazing glitter effect

Gold Glitter

3mm thick – real twinkly

Silver Glitter

3mm thick, glitz? we got it 

Hologram Glitter

3mm thick & glam-tastic

Rainbow Glitter

3mm thick – give me all the sparkles!

Black Glitter

3mm thick with extra spangle

Marble, Tiger, Wildcat & Leopard

3 ply marble orange

2.3mm – Marble Orange/White/Black

3 ply marble yellow

2.3mm – Marble Yellow/White/Black

4 ply Tiger Stripe

2.3mm – Tiger Stripe/White/Black/White

3 ply wildcat orange

2.3mm – Wildcat Orange/White/Black

3 ply wildcat yellow

2.3mm – Wildcat Yellow/White/Black

3 ply tiger pearl

2.3mm – Printed Tiger over Pearloid/White/Black

3 ply tiger red

2.3mm – “Tiger” Red/White/Black

3 ply tiger yellow

2.3mm – “Tiger” Yellow/White/Black

4 ply Leopard Print

2.3mm – Leopard print over pearl cream/white/black/white

Acrylic Pastel

Spearmint Green

3mm – available in gloss and satin

Candyfloss Blue

3mm – available in gloss and satin

Bubblegum Blue

3mm – available in gloss and satin 

Parma Violet Purple

3mm – available in gloss and satin 

Sour Grape Pink

3mm – available in gloss and satin 

Raspberry Sherbert Red

3mm – available in gloss and satin  

Cola Cube Red

3mm – available in gloss and satin 

Orange Fizz

3mm – available in gloss and satin 

Lemon Bonbon Yellow

3mm – available in gloss and satin 

Acrylic Mirror

Red Mirror

3mm – highly reflective

Orange Mirror

3mm – highly reflective

Amber Orange Mirror

3mm – highly reflective 

Yellow Mirror

3mm – highly reflective

Light Green Mirror

3mm – highly reflective 

Green Mirror

3mm – moderately reflective

Teal Mirror

3mm – highly reflective 

Light Blue Mirror

3mm – highly reflective 

Electric Blue Mirror

3mm – highly reflective 

Dark Blue Mirror

3mm – moderately reflective 

Purple Mirror

3mm – highly reflective 

Pink Mirror

3mm – highly reflective 

Gold Mirror

3mm – highly reflective

Bronze Mirror

3mm – highly reflective 

Silver Mirror

3mm – highly reflective 

Smoked Mirror (Grey)

3mm – highly reflective 

Real Metal

Silver Brushed Aluminium

1.5mm – semi coarse feel – 90° edge

Anodised Gold Aluminium

1.5mm – satin feel – 90° bare silver edge

Anodised Bronze Aluminium

1.5mm – satin feel – 90° bare silver edge 

Brushed Copper

0.7 to 1.5mm – lovely semi coarse feel – 90° edge

Brushed Brass

0.7 to 1.5mm – lovely semi coarse feel – 90° edge

Anodised Black Aluminium

1.5mm – satin feel – 90° bare silver edge 

Verdigris Copper

0.7 to 1.5mm – lovely textured feel! Oxidisation effect varies- 90° edge

Verdigris Brass

0.7 to 1.5mm – lovely textured feel! Oxidisation effect varies – 90° edge

Treadplate Aluminium

1.5-2mm – massive diamond texturing for an industrial feel- 90° edge

Specialised Materials

Black Bakelite

2mm – lightly brushed satin texture

Brown Bakelite

2 to 3mm – rough vintage texture

Black and Silver Paisley

2.3mm delicious multi layer detail of silver black and grey

See Through Clear

3mm – A tough gloss acrylic totally transparent material

Gretsch Silver

3mm – non-mirroring smooth silver surface as used by Gretsch

Gretsch Gold

3mm – non-mirroring smooth gold surface as used by Gretsch

Real Vinyl LP of your choice

Choose a record and immortalise it – 12″ circle maximum size

Real Lego® Baseboard

3mm – Stick on your own accessories onto the real Lego texture!

Order off the menu...

What‽ we don’t have enough choice for you?? Send in your own material and we’ll use that as long as it’s rout-able

We'd love to make your custom scratchplate!

Xmas Cut Off Date

Just letting you know, for custom scratchplate jobs, they must arrive with us before 9th December for our last Xmas run.

The scratchplate elves need a break too!

Otherwise feel free to post in new-year cutting jobs :)