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Acoustic Soundboard: Tales of Custom Inlays

February 15, 2011
Jeff Huss details memorable custom inlays, from cheesy to heartwarming
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Tracking The Steel-String Guitar's Evolution, Pt. 1

January 17, 2011
In this three-part series, we’ll explore the genesis of the steel-string and look at the evolution of this versatile and intriguing stringed instrument over the last century.
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OCD About An OMC

December 21, 2010
The email exchange below offers a glimpse into the boutique builder’s reality.
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A Thomas Jefferson Signature Model . . . Almost

November 16, 2010
An extraordinary wood find: a tree planted by Thomas Jefferson himself!
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On Quality and Workmanship

October 20, 2010
There are things one should expect to see, hear, and find on an expensive new guitar
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Still Learning, One Surprise at a Time

September 21, 2010
Bob Taylor shares moments of learning and inspiration
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Tales of Wood Discovery

August 17, 2010
Finding gorgeous wood in unexpected places
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What Makes an Acoustic Tick?

July 20, 2010
A look at the common and less common types of bracings.
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Drying Spruce: Nature or Nuture?

June 16, 2010
How a young Bob Taylor figured out how to dry spruce with as little shrinkage as possible
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When Bad Things Happen to Good Guitars, Part 1

May 18, 2010
Commonly-seen causes of damage at the repair shop
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