"I just got my new resophonic uke, a Johnson, from my friend David Newland. David was given a real National by The Corktown Uke Jam group which he co-founded in Toronto and was good enough to offer me first dibbs at his old Johnson, the very…"
I'm no expert on ladder braced Gibsons, but I have owned a ladder braced 1950 LG1 for 4 or 5 years and I love it. It's not a bluegrass guitar for sure and doesn't have the bass response of my D-21, but it's a great…"
"Michael, The styles 21 and 28 were similar, but the 28s usually had white (ivory coloured) binding and, I believe at the time this guitar was made, the 28s had herringbone trim around the top, while the 21s only had herringbone around the…"
"It looks like the bottom of my post was chopped off, so here it is:
A couple of weeks ago, I got this picture of the restored guitar from the woman who now owns it. She's very happy with it and the restoration that Ed Dick did on…"
"A return to small bodied guitars...I'm not sure if I ever posted this story before, but I recently received an email from a woman who now owns the guitar in question, either an O-21, an OO-21 or an OO-28, depending on who you ask. …"
"Michael... I'd carefully remove the back of the guitar and then you could tap them out with a hammer. It might be wise to have a nice bottle of Scotch close at hand, I think Glenfiddich is recommended, but you could use Glenlivet in a…"
"Aha, The same as my open G, except I named the strings from bass to treble. There doesn't seem to be an accepted order for naming guitar or 4 string banjo strings. Fiddle players always go from treble to bass and DADGAD guitar…"