Custom Pickguard Gallery

Fox Guitars is a fully-equipped custom pickguard fabrication shop capable of reproducing any pickguard to exact specifications. This includes electric and acoustic guitars, mandolins, mandolas, mando-cellos, banjos, and many more. There are never any set up fees so all you have to is supply a tracing, scan or some type of template and we will fabricate it. Quick turnaround and very reasonable prices.

If you don't see the pickguard you are looking for, we can fabricate just about any design you need. Custom pickguards are reasonably priced and turn around is quick, usually 5-7 days. We stock many templates for other pickguards, or you can supply your own template. You can choose from a variety of colors and materials we have available. Just let us know what you are looking for by contacting us by email. 

Here are some examples of custom pickguards we've fabricated:

Below left: 1964 Dove with Fox replacement pickguard - Courtesy of Elderly Instruments; c1960s Epiphone Frontier; 1961 Gibson ES-355 long pickguard - Mark Chatfield; 1936 ES-150 Charlie Christian Courtesy of 


Below left: Loar LH-700 with Fox replacement pickguard - J. Pringle - Below center: SJ-200D Bob Dylan Player's Edition double pickguards. - E. Barkanic  Below Right: The Dove on Don Peterson's guitar.

Below left: 1937 Gibson EM-150 electric mandolin with Charlie Christian pickup. Below center: 1937 Gibson-made Recording King Roy Smeck Electric with replacement pickguard.  Both are dark tortoise shell with ivoroid binding. Courtesy of Right: D'Angelico New Yorker pickguard shown on Mike Tachenko's guitar.
Gibson EM-150 electic mandolin pickguard



Special brown pearloid pickguard on 1959 Gibson Super 400CES courtesy of Gary's Classic Guitars

Hummingbird double pickguard in classic celluloid tortoise shell with two-color design. Courtesy of Michael Thornton

Custom engraved white pearl pickguard for Gretsch 6139. Courtesy of Brady Lee

A pair of custom Guild Artist Award pickguards, each wiith different pickup configurations. Courtesy of Michael Gauthier

These are some of the other brands of guitars we make custom pickguards for:

  • Stromberg
  • D'Angelico
  • National
  • Guild
  • Harmony
  • Regal
  • Kay
  • Martin
  • Washburn
  • Gretsch
  • Levin
  • Vox


Customer Testimonials:

Great Custom Pickguard - Mandolin Cafe

  • “Pickguard arrived today.  Looks great and fits great.  Very happy to have a replica on there that won't "out gas" all over the guitar.” Stephen B.
  • “…guard arrived today. It’s very good. Yes I like it. I will send you pics when it’s installed. Thank you!” Peter
  • “Received pick guard yesterday. Looks great.” Greg
  • “I received the Kalamazoo Pickguard, thank you very much, it is very nice.” Jeen