Carlton Guitars
Ray Carlton Custom Guitars
Carrum Downs Victoria Australia. email
0404 094 150

Custom Deluxe RJ Special - #37-020215
Designed from the clients concept and specifications. A production brief was developed and specced out here in consultation with the client. With his approval work began on the rough sawn timbers that transformed 10 months later into the guitar shown below. A beautiful and completely unique, one off guitar built specifically for an individual who is currently gigging with it around Melbourne.


• Model- RJ Special
• Body - Chambered Qld maple with Tassie myrtle cap
• Neck - maple laminate 25.5”, 12" rad, Std C, 22 med jumbos
• Finish - Burnished oils
• Nut - Bone
• Tuners - grover Imperial midis
• Bridge - Gotoh
• Pickups - High wind Lollar Imperials
• Electronics - Switchraft, CRL & 500k CTS orange drop caps
• Controls - volume volume and master tone - 3 way Switch
• Weight - 3.19kg
• Serial number - 37-020215

Carlton custom built instruments are made to exacting standards using top quality air dried tone-woods and the finest quality, industry standard hardware available. They are built by my hands from start to finish specifically for you. I I won't compromise quality for price. I am dedicated to creating fine tone unlike the multinational guitar factories that are dedicated to making money.
email or text - call - 0404 094 150 or

My work shop is in Melbourne’s South East side. Contact me any time for a chat about how I can help get your instrument playing the way you need it to.

The workshop is in close proximity to the following suburbs
Carrum Downs, Frankston, Langwarrin, Skye, Seaford, Kananook, Karingal, Bangholme, Dandenong, Keysborough, Lyndhurst, Noble Park, Springvale, Aspendale, Bonbeach, Carrum, Chelsea, Chelsea Heights, Cheltenham,Clarinda, Clayton South, Dingley Village, Edithvale, Heatherton, Highett, Mentone, Mordialloc, Parkdale, Patterson Lakes, Waterways, Mornington, Mount Eliza, Cranbourne, Lynbrook