Janis Ian's 1931 National Duolian Steel Guitar- Click to view video.
Available for purchase at Guitar Gallery in Nashville, TN. This is one of several pieces we will be featuring in the coming months, from Performing Artist, Songwriter, Author, and all round super cool human being, Janis Ian !…Continue
Added by GUITAR GALLERY on October 5, 2013 at 12:53pm — No Comments
These are seriously cool!
Used Josh House Baritione at Guitar Gallery with Walnut back & sides and 2 side ports. Wonderful sounding instrument !Continue
Added by GUITAR GALLERY on May 17, 2013 at 4:11pm — No Comments
Last week I failed to write what happened when I went to the guitar building session. Well, it happened. One of the sides broke under the stress of bending it. They say it happens... but why me... OK enough whinning! I am over it.
Time for new wood. I decided to…Continue
Added by CSerway on March 16, 2013 at 5:26pm — No Comments
2/28/13, I finally made it back to Arc Guitars Building School to work on my parlor size guitar. Due to other conflicts such as a snow trip I have not worked on the guitar for about 3 weeks. Needless to say its nice work on this project one more time. I also brought my Martin OOO in for help installing a Miniflex Mic. A special thank you to Al for helping me get that thing installed. The hole at the end pin was too small and needed to be enlarged with a router. Al also made some…Continue
Added by CSerway on March 1, 2013 at 6:00am — No Comments
Thanks to Acoustic Guitar Magazine in the recent issue with Mumford and Sons on the cover, where Robin, from Nashville's Guitar Gallery was interviewed: GuitarGal Interview…Continue
Added by GUITAR GALLERY on January 22, 2013 at 12:46pm — No Comments
"NO STRINGS ATTACHED" Continued...
Now that the busy holiday season is over, it is time to work on my guitar again, It was a bit chilly this morning as I started my drive to Arc Guitars in Winters, CA. I was listening to the news on the way and became so captivated with the current events, I drove past my turnoff and ended up in Woodland. (Don't tell anyone)
I was a little late, but glad to be back…Continue
Added by CSerway on January 17, 2013 at 7:12pm — No Comments
Spent about 4 hours at Arc Guitar. Al and I reviewed the plans and found we would need to build the mold. Al definitely did not mind teaching me how to do this.. but it seemed a bit much for my first guitar. So we decided to buy the mold.…Continue
Added by Daniel Cooper on November 19, 2012 at 9:28pm — No Comments
My quest today was to join the top. While we did not get the top joined as planned, it was sanded and prepared for this…Continue
Added by CSerway on November 18, 2012 at 3:16am — No Comments
I don't go back to the school until Saturday. I am looking forward to the new challenge. I do wonder what will give my instrument the best tone. I was looking at the bracing in a Batson and Mcpherson and I noticed that they carved the centers out of the bracings - They look like bridges because they are scalloped as well. I wonder if this gives the sound more room to vibrate about? I will not try incorporating this idea for this instrument as I need to keep it simple for my first try. ...But…Continue
Added by CSerway on November 5, 2012 at 12:10pm — No Comments
I retired 4 weeks ago and am starting a new chapter in this saga called life. First thing on my todo list - Build A Guitar. Name it "The Rose." That is probably not a unique name - but I like it. So.....
Today I attended Arc Guitar Building School in Winters, California where Al Calderone, the owner and…Continue
Added by CSerway on November 3, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments
Cooperstand will be supporting 84 of some of the most collectible guitars in the world for this unprecedented event. Check it out if you are in town. Admission is FREE!..
Added by Daniel Cooper on November 2, 2012 at 5:30pm — No Comments
Taylor travel stand available from Taylor Guitars. The is the Taylor branded version of the Cooperstand Pro-G.. …Continue
Added by Daniel Cooper on October 30, 2012 at 7:00pm — No Comments
I just produced a film about jazz photographer Bob Barry who over the last fifteen years has photographed some of the legendary guitar players of the last twenty years including Kenny Burrell, John Pisano, Mundell Lowe, and many others. I'm also sponsoring with Eastman Guitar a talent search for a Future Guitar Legend. The winner receives an Eastman John Pisano Signature Archtop and and expenses paid trip to Los Angeles to play with John. More info here …Continue
Added by Dailey Pike on October 20, 2012 at 5:00pm — No Comments
Skype Guitar Lessons
Added by Lance Allen on October 2, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments
Today's the day, "Learn to Play Guitar in a Day!" will debut on KPBS San Diego at 8 pm with a personal appearance by Marlene! Check your local services for the channel. Also re-airing on Monday and Tuesday if you miss it tonight.
Added by Marlene Hutchinson on September 13, 2012 at 11:42am — No Comments
Added by Daniel Cooper on August 27, 2012 at 6:51pm — No Comments