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Mod Garage: ’50s Les Paul Wiring in a Telecaster, Pt. 2

December 27, 2013
Tele freaks: Get modern and ’50s-style tone-pot wiring in the same axe!
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Acoustic Soundboard: When Cracks Happen

December 24, 2013
A guide to dealing with those pesky wood imperfections.
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Massive Makeover! See a Vibey ’74 Epiphone Get Totally Transformed

December 23, 2013
Can a retired mid-’70s import Epiphone be reborn as a ready-to-rumble rocker?
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Bass Bench: The Future of Bass

December 18, 2013
Where is bass design headed and why should you care?
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State of the Stomp: Dexter the Polyphonic Monster

December 17, 2013
Finally—a multi-octave pedal that sounds real.
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Guitar Tracks: More Track Cleaning

December 16, 2013
Which instrumental tracks need cleaning prior to a mix? And how much cleaning is too much?
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Vintage Vault: 1958 Guild M-75 Aristocrat

December 15, 2013
This vintage Guild Aristocrat M-75 borrows design elements from both upscale archtops and Gibson Les Pauls.
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Guitar Shop 101: How to Carve an Open-Slot Saddle

December 13, 2013
Learn how to carve a replacement open-slot saddle and deal with the particular challenges of this old-school design.
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On Bass: A Half-Step from Greatness

December 12, 2013
From baseball to bass guitar, a half a step can make all the difference.
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Esoterica Electrica: How Rivalry Spawned a Classic Shred Machine

December 11, 2013
The design theory and drive behind the super-strat classic Hamer Californian circa 1988.
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