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The Red Queen and 5 Steps to a Lutherie Career

September 20, 2011
And over the years I’ve been asked the same two questions over and over: “How do you get into guitar making?” and “What does it take to have a career in it?”
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Think You’ve Got the Latest, Greatest Gear?

August 16, 2011
Last Thursday, I had the honor of test-driving the world’s first antimatter guitar pickup.
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Zombie-Proof Your Guitar...Now!

July 19, 2011
The problem with the guitar is that it can attract zombies.
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Beware the Guitar

June 14, 2011
What part of the human consciousness created this instrument, this wizard’s wand, this hypnotic tool? And, more importantly, why?
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Cow-Skull Guitars and a Builder Named Boaz

May 17, 2011
Slicing a cow skull to make interior braces for a custom guitar. Photo by peckhammer Next to the 1954 Stratocaster (serial number 0168) sitting on my repair bench, I’ve
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