The PRS “Snarling Tiger” might be the wildest Private Stock creation yet

PRS Snarling Tiger
(Image credit: Willcut Guitars)

PRS is no stranger to producing ridiculously ornate electric guitars, but the company may have even topped itself with this Private Stock “Snarling Tiger,” featuring a hand-carved top by legendary wood carver, Floyd Scholz.

The McCarty 594 model features a one-piece curly maple top and figured mahogany back, as well as a curly maple neck and fingerboard with ebony binding and mother of pearl bird inlays and side dots.

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Richard Bienstock

Rich is the co-author of the best-selling Nöthin' But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the '80s Hard Rock Explosion. He is also a recording and performing musician, and a former editor of Guitar World magazine and executive editor of Guitar Aficionado magazine. He has authored several additional books, among them Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, the companion to the documentary of the same name.