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"What was the first work you ever did on a guitar?"


Issue 289 July 13, 2017



Dan visited the Association of Stringed Instrument Artisans get-together in Pennsylvania. It’s fun to hear these startup stories about paper clips, gum wrappers and exploding guitars!

Extra video:
Dan visits a new guitar maker’s first shop and talks about getting started in guitar building.
The music for this video: that’s Evan multi-tracking himself on electric bass!

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blankIn this Trade Secrets video:
  • checkmarkA guitar smashed to pieces
  • checkmarkFirst refinishing job: chrome spraypaint
  • checkmarkA bonfire of guitars
  • checkmarkJuicy Fruit gum wrapper as a setup tool

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