Tag Archives: Fretting

A bedlam of adolescent noise…

This short movie, made in 1965, gives us a little peek into the Burns guitar factory in London. Advertisements

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A pink cookie tin banjo

Today I finished this little project: A pink “Cookie Tin Banjo”. I’ve always had a weak spot for the banjo. Especially the older open back types, often homemade, fretless and strung with gut. But here on the European continent they are … Continue reading

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Een ouwe tang… (An old pair of pliers)

In Dutch the word “Tang” can mean pliers, but also be used as a slightly rude synonym for a grumpy old lady. Years ago I found this pair of pliers at a local flea market. They intrigued me, because I didn’t have … Continue reading

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