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Mod Garage: The Dick Dale Wiring

October 9, 2014
The unique wiring scheme behind the definitive surf sound.
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Acoustic Soundboard: Torrefied Woods—Don’t be Afraid

October 8, 2014
Is thermo-cured wood a lutherie fad or here to stay?
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State of the Stomp: A Brilliant Pedalboard Book

October 5, 2014
Japanese audio guru Yukihiro Hayashi shares his techniques for building the perfect pedalboard.
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Bass Bench: How Headless Hardware Works

October 3, 2014
Discover the advantages of a straight-pull tuning system.
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Staff Picks: Finding Your Voice

October 2, 2014
Singer-songwriter Melissa Etheridge teams up with the PG editors to dole out some tips on discovering your vision.
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The Recording Guitarist: Tracking Yourself on Acoustic

September 30, 2014
What’s the best method when you’re the player, engineer, and producer?
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Ask Amp Man: Restoring a Deluxe Reverb’s Magic

September 29, 2014
Can a different rectifier tube improve an amp’s sound and feel?
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Will Ray's Bottom Feeder: My Epiphone 1966 Worn Wilshire Reissue

September 28, 2014
Ever regret selling a guitar? With a little luck, you might find a similar one to replace it.
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Jol Dantzig's Esoterica Electrica: Living the Dream While Avoiding the Nightmare

September 26, 2014
Helpful—and sobering—advice for anyone considering a guitar-building career.
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Guitar Shop 101: How to Install an Onboard Buffer System in a Strat

September 26, 2014
Buffering your Strat’s pickups with an onboard circuit provides several sonic dividends.
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