Magnatone Giveawya

August Issue

Builder Profile

Specimen Products & The Chicago School of Guitar Making

June 17, 2009
A quick primer on Specimen Products and the Chicago School of Guitar Making
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5 Inlay Artists You Should Meet

June 17, 2009
Five inlay artists who will take your breath away: Harvey Leach, Larry Robinson, Judy Threet, David Petillo, and Tom Ellis
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The Shokunin School: Blending Art, Nature and Innovation

May 20, 2009
A look into the work of 5 Japanese-American builders: Toru Nittono, Tsuneyki “Tony” Yamamoto, Michihiro Matsuda and Hiro Miura, but we begin with Hideo Kamimoto
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5 Single-Coil Pickup Builders You Should Know

May 20, 2009
We talk with five pickup builders specializing in single coils: Pete Biltoft and Vintage Vibe Guitars, J.D. Prince of Van Zandt Pickups, Owen Duffy of O.C. Duff Pickups, Chris Kinman of Kinman Guitar Electrix, and Jerry Amalfitano of Amalfitano Pickups
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Phil Petillo: Master Luthier, Engineer, Scientist & Inventor

April 21, 2009
An innovator in fret design, pickups and a master luthier, Phil Petillo shares his tips and experiences in this interview
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A Day at Fender U

March 30, 2009
A look inside Fender University
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An Interview with Steven Fryette

March 17, 2009
Steven Fryette recently sold the VHT brand, continuing his amps under the name Fryette. We talk about building VHT, letting it go, and where Fryette is headed.
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5 Resonator Builders You Should Meet

March 17, 2009
A look at Beard Guitars, Crafters of Tennessee, Rayco Resophonics, S.B. MacDonald, and Terraplane Resonator Guitar Co.
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Jeorge Tripps: The Mind Behind Way Huge

February 24, 2009
We trace the evolution of Way Huge with Jeorge Tripps
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Hot-Rodder to the Stars: Inside Performance Guitar

January 26, 2009
Performance Guitar has served rockers since the sixties, from Frank Zappa to Warren DeMartini
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