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Taylor Flatpickers

For Pickers who own and use Taylor Acoustic guitars.
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Alternate Tunings

Discussions regarding the use of alternate tunings, and how alternate tunings can enhance the musicality of guitar music.
4 hours ago
Gary McNaughton replied to Gary McNaughton's discussion Open C tuning in the group Alternate Tunings
"Hi THOM! Im sorrey I missed your last reply on C tunings pls forgive my rudeness. Yes you have been a great help with your information and encouragment. I had a go at repairing the bridge on the Epiphone on the weekend and put it in one of the C…"
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Ron Khoo commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Turkey went into oven 30 minutes ago. It went in a covered roaster.  Has any brave soul tried roasting and eating seagull (to be on topic - lol)?"
6 hours ago
Jeff Stewart posted a photo

Seagull S6 Cedar thin

Finally finished... Spalted Canadian Maple pick guard and arm rest. To go with the Canadian Cedar top and Ontario Wild Cherry back and sides. Strung with the new HD Elixers and it sounds great and plays better. The guard and rest were completely…
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michael schwartz commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"I see no mention of tofu...we Vegans do Thanksgiving too!!! Enjoy the day,Everyone as we've SO much to be thankful for. I'm glad we all have connected!!"
6 hours ago
Gary McNaughton left a comment for Jeff Hatcher
"Hey Jeff! Hope your ok l was wondering how your doing with your Robert Johnson dvd it sounds really good! Also that "Whiter shade of pale" piece wishing you every success with those. I had a go at repairing the bridge on the Epiphone on…"
6 hours ago
Marty replied to Tony K.'s discussion What's the first song or 2 you learned to play on the guitar?
"Canyons Cannon by Mark Hanson"
6 hours ago
Martin van Dooremalen commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Anyone ever deep-fry a turkey? An 18 lb. bird is done in about an hour and its delicious!! It's not exactly guitar talk, I know, but a turkey is a bird like a Seagull, and sometimes you play a turkey of a guitar......"
7 hours ago
Dave Fengler commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Everything is wrapped up waiting..........."
7 hours ago
FloridaGull commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Dave - send me some - I'm getting hungry at the lab... ;-)"
7 hours ago
Ron Khoo commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"My bird is still in wrapper. I will start at about 2:30. It is a smaller turkey that should take 2 to 3 hours to roast."
8 hours ago
Dave Fengler commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Our bird is done over an hour early and there's no one here yet!!!"
8 hours ago
Dave Fengler commented on FloridaGull's group On Walden Pond...the Walden Guitars group!
"Get Stuffed!! What's the 3 string guitar tuned to?  But I only see 2 strings?"
8 hours ago
FloridaGull commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Alas, I am at work...driving up to FL panhandle tomorrow to see family, though... :-)"
9 hours ago
Alan Edmunds commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Back atcha FG. Play lots, eat well, and enjoy family and pets. A great day!"
9 hours ago
FloridaGull commented on GNuck's group Small Body Guitars
"Happy Thanksgiving, Everyone! "
9 hours ago
FloridaGull commented on John Wilson's group 12-String Guitar
"Happy Thanksgiving, Everyone! "
9 hours ago

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New Acoustic Guitar Website!

We'd like to invite all members of the Acoustic Guitar Community to come check out the brand-new website at AcousticGuitar.com. This is a completely redesigned home for Acoustic Guitar (and you!), full of great lessons, songs to play, guitar reviews, and more. You’ll see digital editions from the last two years of Acoustic Guitar magazine (available to…

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Posted by Acoustic Guitar on March 29, 2013 at 3:30pm — 7 Comments

Return of The Banjo Killer, the final chapter. . .

Bryan Sutton and "Banjo Killer"; Medley: The Original Waltz/Old Lake. from Bourgeois Guitars on Vimeo.

The moment we've been waiting for: On Oct. 28, 2012, Bryan Sutton debuted the restored the Banjo…

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Posted by Bourgeois Guitars on October 15, 2012 at 7:43pm

Day 16: The Banjo Killer slays again!

This story has a happy ending, folks, and I'll start with it. After working for three weeks to painstakingly restore Bryan Sutton's flood damaged Banjo Killer, Shin Ichikawa finally got to test drive it today! The entire shop stopped working to watch this exciting moment, after which Shin received a standing ovation (well, we were all standing anyway). …

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Posted by Bourgeois Guitars on July 13, 2012 at 9:00pm — 6 Comments

Day 15: The end is near. I can smell it.

Shin Ichikawa and I started the day by fitting and glueing the back binding. Last night's fitting of the top binding was tedious, but the tricks we learned made the fit of back binding go smothly. I am amazed at how cleanly both bindings look.  Some finish touch up will be required, but the overall appearance is more than…

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Posted by Bourgeois Guitars on July 12, 2012 at 7:00pm — 1 Comment

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The Acoustic Guitar Community is a social network created by the publishers of Acoustic Guitar. Here, you can join fellow players at all levels and of every style by creating your personal profile, sharing videos or MP3s of your playing, and uploading photos of yourself and your guitars and gear. Then post gigs, events, and concerts in the Community calendar, and start discussions in the forum. We’ll keep you up-to-date about happenings at Acoustic Guitar through the Community blog. This is your space, and you’re surrounded by like-minded guitarists. So make yourself comfortable, and welcome to the Community!

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What's the first song or 2 you learned to play on the guitar? 13 Replies

Another thread got me thinking about this and thought it would be fun to hear what songs helped others get started on guitar.  So, if you can recall that far back [ ;-p ] what was the first 1 or 2…Continue

Tags: singing, easy, chords, songs, learning

Started by Tony K. in Playing Guitar. Last reply by Marty 6 hours ago.

How many guitars do you need?? 20 Replies

There's a nice interview with Tom Petty a few years ago in which he says they have about 144 guitars, but you only need one.  I have a good acoustic, a good electric, and something for the campfire…Continue

Started by tom blegen in Gear. Last reply by Tony K. on Tuesday.

Dean guitars 2 Replies

Anyone know anything about Dean Guitars?  I'm looking at this one................Zebra wood, whatever that is.  Model TEC ZEB…Continue

Started by James Baxter Bain in Gear. Last reply by Steve Reed on Tuesday.

Japan made Concorde mark series guitars 4 Replies

Hey guys and girls does anyone know the history on Concorde mark 33 series guitars I have one that looks like a Martin d35 with a spruce top and Brazilian sides and back with abalone trim also split…Continue

Started by homer keys in Gear. Last reply by Dave Fengler on Monday.

ernie ball strings 5 Replies

I have a question for ya. I told this to some of my younger pals in LA and they look at me like i'm nuts. anywho, what I told them was once, long ago, in a land far away, a small island off the east…Continue

Started by joey pinter in Gear. Last reply by Alan Cargile on Sunday.

2 in 1 question about beginner playing chords & first guitar 10 Replies

Hi all,I'm an experienced player, but very new to teaching. I'm helping a friend at church learn to play acoustic (the goal is for him to be able to play worship songs). I'm a female with very small…Continue

Started by Janet M House in Gear. Last reply by Mike Conjuay on Sunday.

Ernie Ball Aluminum Bronze Strings 10 Replies

Hello everyone. I am new here. I know that the Ernie Ball Aluminum Bronze strings have been discussed but I would like to give my opinion. I've read varied reviews of them as you do any guitar gear…Continue

Started by Alan Cargile in Gear. Last reply by Alan Cargile on Saturday.

What kind of/maker of pick do you like best? 4 Replies

Am thinking about a Clayton wood pick for a more natural tone.  What do y'all use?Continue

Started by Michael Shaw in Beginners. Last reply by Tony K. Nov 21.

Guitar of Robert Johnson 2 Replies

Stefan Grossman's Guitar Workshop Presents:…Continue

Tags: Feldmann, Tom, Johnson, Robert

Started by SGGW in Playing Guitar. Last reply by Jeff Hatcher Nov 20.

WTS: Pioneer cdj-2000

We are Registered and Legitmate electronics company based in the United State,we are one of the leading company here in our company deal in sales anddistributing electronics products,equipment and…Continue

Started by JIM MOORE in Gear Nov 20.



 
 
 

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