Creating a Van Halen style paint job
Nadeau Guitars
This is Eddie Van
Halen's famous
"Frankenstrat" guitar.
He built it from spare
parts. It used to be
just white with black
stripes. Then he
sprayed red over the
whole thing in 1984.
Eddie's "Frankenstrat"
After spraying white lacquer
Masking off the black stripes
Here is the guitar I used to create my
first Van Halen special. It is an old
Kramer Striker.
Here is the finished guitar!
After spraying red lacquer. Guitar still
needs a lot of clearcoats.
Eddie's guitar
My own customized
EVH special
See the latest
EVH guitar under
construction now!
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