building a guitar

Why Paul Reed Smith Started Building Guitars

John Bohlinger discusses what sent the influential luthier down the path of designing and building instruments.

Verso’s Minimalist Sheet Metal Guitars Are Inspired by Rickenbackers and … Eames Chairs?

Luthier/designer Robin Stummvoll talks about unlikely guitar-building materials, movable pickups, and product design.

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A Beautifully Simple Vibrato Like No Other [Tuna Tone Instruments] | Why I Built This

Tuna Tone’s Leila Sidi on the trans-Atlantic collaboration that yielded the perfect fingerpicking-friendly trem system for her small-frame-friendly axes.

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