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The art of making a guitar

The art of making a guitar

A trip to one of Spain’s guitar makers och ”where it all began” gave me new insights about the instrument which has followed me throughout my life.Even if the trip first began 35 years ago with constant visits to guitar makers in the USA, Asia and Sweden so the circle closes - full of impressions on ”the art of making a guitar”. A more than 250 year old tradition of hand workmanship and love to the guitar, wood type, and construction is alive and well in Spain in 2019. Because...

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The sound of wood

The sound of wood

Can you hear any difference ? Rosewood is appreciated for its qualities as tone wood with fine response used widely in guitar manufacture.. ( Dalbergia latifolia East indian rosewood) Since 2017, this wood has been loaded  with bureaucracy presenting difficulties in bringing in instruments built with rosewood between national borders - for musicians on tour and for trade.    In everything from new production as to touring musicians who have faced  border controls with the fear of having their instruments seized. This can also apply to symphony orchestras. Now it seems that under...

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What to look for when buying a guitar

What to look for when buying a guitar

7 minutes read. Buying a guitar can sometimes be overwhelming when you start comparing different models, features and materials without really knowing what to look for, and how your choices will affect the properties of your new guitar. For the look - Well, we can’t help you with that - it’s just a matter of taste. For the way it sounds, though, we can help you. We know that it’s impossible to try out every single guitar there is, and that it can be hard to make a good decision...

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