The new vintage pink paisley print has made it into the paint booth where I’ve applied the side color and tint and some clear coat. This really brings out the details of the new silver embossed textured background paper. If you look closely, you can see the same details and depth as the original paper. I’m really happy with the sharpness and clarity and the accuracy of the print in both color and registration. Continue reading
The shape and feel of a neck are one of the most important things for a guitar to feel right. No matter how pretty a guitar is or how good it sounds, when you don’t love the way the neck feels in your hand, you’re not going to play it much. Due to variance in hand sanding, finish and other details, no two guitar necks are exactly alike – even from manufacturer model to model. So the only way to get close to that ONE neck that feels right, you need to measure it.
Matt Beckley is a talented LA music producer, engineer and songwriter and has toured as a guitarist with Katy Perry. He needed a versatile custom guitar that would cover a multitude of sounds on-the fly in the studio or on the road. Continue reading
Over the years, I have worked to make my pink paisley paper the best it could be. Although I wondered if I had taken the technique as far as it could go, that paper has always been in the back of my mind. In the past few months, I sat down with my new graphic artist and printer, and we developed a technique that has me really excited.
Many people have asked me, “How do I clean and condition my rosewood fingerboard?” Here is the simple and inexpensive way that I do it.
I built this Silver Sparkle T-Style tribute to Buck Owens and Don Rich for my dear friend and world-class guitarist, Roger Hoard. Read the background on the guitar directly from Rog.