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Krusa Guitars

May 11, 2012
With more than 20 years of guitar- building experience now under his belt, Krusa has become a formidable presence in the world of custom acoustics.
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Martin Style Types

February 10, 2012
Style numbers indicate the construction materials and appointments of the guitar, and this system allows for several combinations between body shapes and styles.
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1955 Gibson J-160E

December 20, 2011
The J-160E was introduced in 1954 and had the more conventional look of the popular J-45 and Southern Jumbo models.
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Harmony Archtone H1213

November 15, 2011
There are hundreds of thousands of Harmony guitars out there, and though these are mostly entry-level instruments, they’re very much a part of guitar history.
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1937 Martin D-28

October 18, 2011
More than 70 years after its first appearance, the dreadnought remains the most popular flattop body style among acoustic guitarists.
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1952 Gibson L-5

August 16, 2011
From the time of its introduction in 1922 until today, the L-5 has been considered one of the finest jazz guitars.
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Gibson J-160E “Norwegian Wood”

July 19, 2011
The famous Beatles song off of Rubber Soul—as well as many others—was played on a J-160E during the mid ’60s.
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Bridge Work On A ’74 Gibson Flattop

July 19, 2011
I was concerned that the wafer-thin bridge would develop cracks between each bridge-pin hole—and also possibly bust out at the front.
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Michael Dunn Guitars

June 14, 2011
Canadian luthier Michael Dunn has spent most of his life experimenting with interior resonators.
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Replacing the Bridge on a '74 Gibson Flattop

June 14, 2011
As I was examining the guitar, my eyes were drawn to six black bridge pins protruding from its wafer-thin rosewood bridge and strings that were sloping over a rickety, bottomed-out plastic saddle.
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