Guitar innovation was going on throughout Europe and America at the same time that Torres was experimenting on the design of the classical guitar. The… Read More »Modern Guitar Innovations – 1850 – X-Bracing
Recently while reading an online guitar magazine, I saw an ad for a guitar which claimed it was the result of an amazing innovative design.… Read More »Modern Guitar Innovations – 1850 – Torres
Summertime is vacation time and vacation time is when I have to figure out which instruments I’ll bring with me on this year’s vacation. I get the summertime blues when I can’t bring a guitar with me on vacation.
If you’re considering your vacation or travel guitar options here’s some things to consider:Read More »Vacation Guitars
Does the Ami parlor guitar have an unusually narrow neck?
It had always seemed as if my Arts & Lutherie Ami guitar had a narrower neck than the other guitars I was used to playing. I was going to include this observation in the post Vacation Guitars but decided I should see if that was really true.
The Ami neck width is not significantly different than my Fender Stratocaster or my Epiphone Casino. It is narrower than my primary acoustic guitar, the Martin OM28.
Here are the measurements I made: Read More »Some Neck Widths