Guitars

Vacation Guitars

Summertime Blues

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

Some Neck Widths

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.

Neck width measurements: Stratocaster, Ami, OM28

Here are the measurements I made: Read More »Some Neck Widths