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Acoustic Soundboard

Today’s Acoustics: Tradition vs. Alternative Woods

December 17, 2009
Tradition, renaming alternative tonewoods and where all of that Brazilian keeps popping up from.
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A Slow Market Spurs Innovation

November 18, 2009
How the recession has given birth to new gear
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The Soul of A Guitar

October 21, 2009
Examining how a guitar becomes more than a guitar as it collects experiences and emotions.
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Dads, Daughters and Guitars

September 18, 2009
Bonding with teenagers over guitars
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Are You in Tune?

August 19, 2009
Tuning rules from Bob Taylor to save you some headaches
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(Acoustic) Size Matters

July 22, 2009
When it comes to acoustic guitars, there are quite different virtues to both small and large bodies.
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Fear Not the Magic

June 17, 2009
Learning to love the magic and mysteries of the guitar
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Guitar Tasting Tips

May 20, 2009
How guitar tasting is like food tasting -- and how to keep yourself honest with both
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Where Acoustic Tone Begins

April 21, 2009
Choosing wood for different guitars
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Sprucing Up the Place

March 17, 2009
The lowdown on one of the most used acoustic tonewoods: spruce.
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