Tag Archives: guitar making

“The other Dual Tone”; Guyatone LG-60

About a year ago, a friend contacted me about an old guitar he found in the trash. He wanted to fix it himself, but lack of time had put it in a corner for years. If I took it in, … Continue reading

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Stradivarius guitar plans

You probably know the name Stradivari as the most famous violin maker that ever lived. But it is lesser known that the great master also made guitars. Only five guitars survived to this day, in museums and private collections around … Continue reading

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End of the tour

Over the last weeks I often felt like a traveling circus. Performing in another town each week. Very busy, but also very cool. A wide range of events with the most interesting variety people; vikings, bookbinders, medieval re-enactors, woodworkers, guitar … Continue reading

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Guitar makers on the road…

People often ask me where I get the materials for instruments. The answer is both simple and complicated: EVERYWHERE… Lumber yards, sawmills, specialized dealers, gardens, etc. Sometimes even get pieces other builders don’t need anymore or are too small for them to … Continue reading

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