Magnatone Giveawya

September 2014

Builder Profile

ARTICLES

Red Wing: Inside Minnesota State College's Guitar Repair and Building Program

May 29, 2014
We follow a student through his first year in Minnesota State’s “Red Wing” lutherie program.
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John Woodland: Mastery Bridge Mastermind

May 15, 2014
Leo Fender didn’t get everything right the first time: How John Woodland perfected the offset guitar bridge.
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Builder Profile: Veillette Guitars

April 22, 2014
After a life-affirming medical scare, the Woodstock-based luthier refocused his business and is launching an international boutique line.
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Builder Profile: Klon's Bill Finnegan

January 21, 2014
The reclusive pedal builder discusses the origins of his famed Centaur overdrive, the more affordable new KTR design, and how one pedal can inspire so much adoration and disdain.
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Unwound: Fishman Rethinks the Electric Guitar Pickup

January 13, 2014
Fluence, Fishman’s first line of electric guitar pickups, marks a radical departure from the traditional technology.
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Modern Builder Vault: Bad Seed Guitars

December 20, 2013
A racecar builder uses his engineering know-how to build guitars out of titanium and other metals.
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Modern Builder Vault: Lowland Guitars

December 2, 2013
Handmade guitars from the Netherlands.
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Builder Profile: Born Custom Guitars

November 19, 2013
By using sustainably harvested, salvaged, and reclaimed tonewoods, this Colorado-based company is making guitars a greener way.
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Modern Builder Vault: KOZM Guitars

November 8, 2013
“Modern guitars for modern times,” is a fitting mission statement for Jeff Kosmoski’s KOZM Guitars.
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24 Windy City Gems

October 17, 2013
For much of the 20th century, Chicago was the epicenter of musical instrument manufacturing and distribution. Here, guitarist Daniel Ivankovich shares two-dozen favorites from his personal collection.
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