• About guitars

    Hot Hide Glue by Dana Bourgeois

    Question: why is hot hide glue preferred by some luthiers, while others use synthetic glues, and what are its advantages ...
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    Luthiers

    A luthier (/ˈluːtiər/ loo-ti-ər) is someone who makes or repairs lutes and other string instruments. In the United States, the ...
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    Tapping Tonewoods, by Dana Bourgeois

    How the Selection of Species Helps Define the Sound of Your Guitar (Acoustic Guitar Magazine, March/April 1994) Why is it ...
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    Changing steel strings

    Why change guitar strings? Changing steel strings is an issue amongst guitarists. Strings wear out. They lose their tone, become ...
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    Guitar care

    Regardless of whether or not your acoustic guitar is of an elite breed, durability or if you have had it ...
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    Tonewoods

    Why is it that different woods are used for acoustic guitars, and how do these woods affect the sound of ...
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    Hand made vs. factory made Guitars

    There is a great article written by Ervin Somogyi entitled "Some Thoughts on the Difference Between Handmade and Factory Made ...
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    Setup and repair

    Quality first! Adjustment, repair & restoration We repair and adjust guitars in house. Mechanical work (replacement of strings, tuners, neck ...
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    Trading guitars

    We are happy to consider trading guitars towards the purchase of most of our instruments. And yes, we do acknowledge ...
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