What on Earth is a Shipwreck® finish?!?

In January of 2010, Teye made a La Llama guitar for himself, from a gorgeous piece of Korina. He very sparingly enhanced the natural orange, black, and brown colors in the wood, then asked himself, can’t we do this with other less exciting pieces of wood also? Thus was born the famous Shipwreck finish.

Oh and the name? Typical Teye bonehead old-world humor. “Oh my God where did you find that guitar?!?” “…On the beach…”