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Innovation in guitar making and the future of luthiery

Innovation in guitar making and the future of luthiery

What I’m missing here is the real pioneering invention and “out-of-the-box” design (like, for instance, Ned Steinberger and Ken Parker), targeting the the tone, ergonomic properties and affordable master grade quality in first place instead of fancy look and exotic details.

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(Headstock) breaking news!

(Headstock) breaking news!

Gibson lawyers are researching the opportunities how to collect commission using the transmitted data after every fixed broken headstock from luthiers and guitar techs.

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See-thru-caster

See-thru-caster

I have learned about a dozen of alternate materials to use instead of wood in guitar making.
How about to build a Fender Strat using cardboard paper? Doesn’t it sound like the sickest idea ever?

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100th birthday of Les Paul

100th birthday of Les Paul

Beside being a great composer and jazz guitar player, he was one of the most ingenious innovators of the early history of electric guitars.

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Fixing a broken arm vintage Fender tremolo

Fixing a broken arm vintage Fender tremolo

The vintage tremolo bridge was a rusty, worn piece with a broken tremolo arm. The threaded end of the arm buried deep into the sustain block.

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