- electric guitars
Ted Newman Jones founded Newman Guitars in 1978. Ted made guitars for Keith Richards in 1971 and then worked for Keith from 1972 until 1978 as his guitar tech and luthier. Richards also helped Newman with funding when he opened his Newman Guitars shop in Austin Texas in 1978. It was here he made guitars for Keith Richards, Ron Wood, Bob Dylan, Tom Petty, James Honeyman-Scott, Willie Nelson, George Jones, Lucinda Williams, Jesse 'Guitar' Taylor and others.