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Builder Profile

Builder Profile: Ribbecke Guitars

December 21, 2010
Archtop fanatic Tom Ribbecke’s unflappable dedication and patience over the last 30 years led to what is arguably this generation’s biggest advance in archtop design—the Halfling. But he’s also changed the lives of the troubled teens he hires and mentors in his workshop. Just ask Oprah—she says his story belongs on prime-time TV.
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GALLERY: Modern Builder Vault 2010

December 17, 2010
A fresh look at the luthiers featured in PG''s Modern Builder Vault section in 2010
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Builder Profile: Splawn Amplifiers

November 16, 2010
Scott Splawn tells how his four-person operation evolved from modding his own plexis to customizing stock Marshalls as a dealer and finally to building “brown sound” wonders for players like Steve Stevens and prolific metal producer Adam Dutkiewicz.
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Builder Profile: Electro-Harmonix

October 20, 2010
Premier Guitar peeks inside the brain of Electro-Harmonix founder Mike Matthews—the man whose off-the-wall stompboxes have generated countless classic tones and changed the guitar universe forever.
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5 Boutique Stompbox Builders You Should Know

October 20, 2010
They’re a little crazy. They’re a little obsessive. And they relentlessly pursue both the tones you crave and those no one’s heard yet. That’s why they’re among the most impressive pedal builders in the world today.
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Builder Profile: Rick Turner on Henman Guitars and the Buddy Holly Guitar Foundation

October 14, 2010
Legendary luthier Rick Tuner details his latest projects
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Love Your Local Luthier

October 8, 2010
Visiting a local luthier and sampling the flavors of fresh-off-the-workbench acoustics
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Builder Profile: Brown Note Amplifiers

September 21, 2010
Find out how Moss Hudson started out building DIY amp kits and progressed to the point where he’s wowing amp-show crowds and working with his teenage-genius son on a new programmable tube amp for blues-rock hero Pete Anderson.
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EMG: The Active Pickup Makers Celebrate 35 Years of Pioneering Tone

August 17, 2010
The history and impact of EMG and active pickups are explored
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Builder Profile: Kirk Sand Guitars

August 17, 2010
Kirk Sand builds gorgeous guitars for everyone from Tommy Emmanuel to Richie Sambora to Steve Wariner
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