Gifted young guitarist Kyle Khembunjong (instagram @kyle.khembo) http://www.pictame.com/user/kyle.khembooo/1556840264 is keeping a video record of his practicing. As of today, Kyle is on day 62. He’s a hard worker and making the most of his talent. I have to say it’s … Continue reading
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Why would you want more strings? Isn’t the guitar full of strings already? 8 strings extend the range of notes in a satisfying way.
A real extravaGANZa seriously fun. This is right before it opened to the public.
I’m going to Portland for the Saturday, Northwest Handmade Musical Instrument Exhibit. April 28th – Sunday, April 29th, 2018 It’s the first time for me at this show, so I’m not sure what to expect… Except that there are two … Continue reading
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Here is a new guitar for a good local customer. Old Brazilian. Euro spruce. Ganz/Romanillos design. Lined with cypress. I am honored and thankful for the trust and sponsorship of my work by my customers.
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Arm rests are becoming popular for guitars of all types. Why? Some people think that the edge of the guitar hurts their arm. Some people think their arm actually stifles the sound when it rests directly on the top. Others … Continue reading
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I don’t feel like ‘splaining. They say a picture is worth a thousand words…
If you look at this information at http://americanmusicfurniture.com/humidity-matters/ You can see the effects of too much humidity and not enough. Here is a small section of that page. What do other guitar builders have to say? From the Martin Guitar Company … Continue reading
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If you remember the previous post about humidity, recall the plastic pouch with special crystals that control the humidity in the pouch at 32% rh? After 24 hours in the pouch , the hygrometer reads…. 31%. Pretty accurate. The least … Continue reading