About the Builder:
In 2000 Patrick James Eggle began a collaboration with Michael Stockwell to market a range of jazz guitars under the name PATRICK JAMES EGGLE and a total of fifty guitars were built. During the same period twenty PATRICK JAMES EGGLE “DISCUS” electric guitars were built. An article on the Discus appeared in the Guitarist magazine April 2003.
Patrick James Eggle made the Discus guitar as a tribute to Tony Zemaitis. The guitar features engraving by Danny O'Brien on all of the metal parts. The artwork was designed by John Goode of Marvell comics. The pick ups were made by Jim Rolph. The instruments have been inspired by the Zemaitis Disc front. Patrick build all those guitars in his U.K. workshop.
He moved to the USA in 2003 during which time he continued to build and sell a range of guitars under his name PATRICK JAMES EGGLE, in particular a range of acoustic guitars.
About the Guitar:
The first guitar is a single cut guitar and is a clear tribute to Tony Zemaitis creation the Disc Front guitar. The first one was designed to Ronnie Woods specifications. This Patrick James Eggle Discus is a copy of that Zemaitis design. It includes also a pirate treasure card engraved on the disc. Due to copy rights the names on the map have been changed.
The second guitar is a 2002 Patrick James Eggle P-90 Discus – One of only two worldwide. The disc has a wolf engraving. This guitar features a chambered mahogany body with vintage cherry stain, Brazilian rosewood headstock overlay, waverly fossilized Mammoth tusk tuner buttons, all engraving by Danny O’Brien. The guitar is completed with all original artwork signed by Patrick John B.Goode and Danny O’Brien. Engraved dogtag style owners registration with serial and wolf motif engraving.
The third guitar is another Patrick James Eggle Discus with dragon design on the disc. The guitar is completed with all original artwork signed by Patrick John B.Goode and Danny O’Brien. Engraved dogtag style owners registration with serial and dragon motif engraving.