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Fender Custom Shop: Continuing a Legacy of Innovation

Fender Custom Shop: Continuing a Legacy of Innovation

Posted by Robinson Earle on Jan 14th 2019

Leo Fender first began building amps out of frustration with the quality of technology he was tasked to fix. He’d had success with the PA systems he’d constructed for local dance halls, and although h … read more
​Collings Guitars: A Standard in Excellence

​Collings Guitars: A Standard in Excellence

Posted by Robinson Earle on Dec 28th 2018

Bill Collings came from an engineering background and his meticulous attention to detail was unparalleled. He found a way to consistently produce exceptional, high-end instruments with the smallest po … read more
Dana Bourgeois: Wood Whisperer | Midwood Guitar Studio

Dana Bourgeois: Wood Whisperer | Midwood Guitar Studio

Posted by Robinson Earle on Dec 7th 2018

Dana Bourgeois of Bourgeois Guitars is perhaps the most significant luthier in the modern acoustic guitar renaissance. He effortlessly imbues tradition with innovation, consistently producing in … read more
The Post-Modern Perfection of Novo Guitars

The Post-Modern Perfection of Novo Guitars

Posted by Robinson Earle on Nov 27th 2018

“Postmodern”, being an aesthetic defined by negation, is a tricky term to apply. I don’t do it lightly. In my mind, for something to be truly postmodern, it must be historically informed, but not r … read more