Custom paint specialist Bonvillain Design Studio is auctioning off a one-of-a-kind Tele for charity

Bonvillain Design Studio Hearts & Horses Telecaster
(Image credit: Bonvillain Design Studio)

Bonvillain Design Studio is offering a one-off custom-painted Fender American Ultra Luxe Telecaster for auction, in a bid to raise money for the charity Hearts & Horses.

Painted by founder and career guitar tech David Bonvillain, the instrument is the first he has offered for public sale. 

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Matt Parker
Features Editor,

Matt is Features Editor for Before that he spent 10 years as a freelance music journalist, interviewing artists for the likes of Total Guitar, Guitarist, Guitar World, MusicRadar,, DJ Mag and Electronic Sound. In 2020, he launched, which aims to share the ideas that make creative lifestyles more sustainable. He plays guitar, but should not be allowed near your delay pedals.