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July 2007

ARTICLES

Going Green: The Guitar Industry Plans for the Future

September 9, 2008
The wood so crucial for the incredible range of sounds available exclusively from a high quality guitar is, in many cases, facing imminent extinction.
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General Patent: Marching Orders on the Patent Process, From Start to Finish

June 12, 2007
The patent process can seem daunting to the unskilled, but this month we’ll be exploring some of the basic steps in obtaining a United States patent through the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
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New Woods on the Block: Exploring Alternative Tonewoods

June 12, 2007
Though there are many, many factors that contribute to the sound of an individual guitar besides the wood, the woods used in a guitar are probably the most discussed component of the instrument, and they are probably the most misunderstood.
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Driving Music Forward: a Look at Ernie Boch Jr.

June 12, 2007
To hear Ernie Boch Jr. talk – with a Boston accent and plenty of friendly colloquialisms – you’re reminded more of someone you could sit and have a beer with over the Red Sox game than a megamusical philanthropist
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Tending to History: the Hollywood Vintage Room

June 12, 2007
Dave and Drew took some time out of their never-ending quest to talk to us about the Hollywood Vintage Room.
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Guitar Center Agrees to Buyout

June 8, 2007
The latest round of private equity activity meant that it was only a matter of time before the guitar industry would become involved.
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