Whether building an instrument from scratch, restoring a collector’s item, or setting up a brand-new guitar, it’s likely that some amount of fretwork will be required.
For those wanting to add some nylon-string flavors to their sound, crossover guitars make the leap from steel-string a little bit easier, and the new Córdoba Fusion 5 is a great option that’s affordable and fun to play.
The Beyerdynamic TG I51 is well-built, affordable, and has a very wide frequency response. For the acoustic guitarist, it has something to offer both on the stage and in the studio.
Makers & Shakers: After 50 Years at the Forefront of the Guitar Repair Industry, Dan Erlewine Is at the Top of His Game
Dan Erlewine's pioneering reference works and instructional content have made him a mentor to three generations of guitar maintenance and repair geeks.
Fender’s American Acoustasonic Jazzmaster is a sleek, comfortable, stylish, and versatile instrument. This guitar has the iconic offset body style of its solidbody electric ancestors but is really a different animal altogether...
Sometimes when a guitar is built using unique materials, it comes with a backstory built deep into its woodgrain. Take the new Collings OM3 Alaskan seen here. It’s one of six guitars made for the shop’s premier dealers using a combination of unusually colored Sitka spruce, curly mahogany, and special appointments
Doug Young tests the Mojotone Quiet Coil NC-1 magnetic soundhole pickup, a lightweight option for acoustic guitarists seeking natural, balanced amplified tone onstage or in the studio.
Cole Clark did not set out to build a guitar to compete with a traditional acoustic. Instead they designed the Angel to be the best-sounding amplified acoustic you’ve ever heard.
From the May/June 2021 issue of Acoustic Guitar | By Mark SmallThe late 1940s saw a major advancement in classical guitar strings ... Read More...
BY GREG OLWELLIn two new acoustic-electric baritone guitars, Guild pairs its classic jumbo body with a long, 27-inch-scale neck and the more affordable pro... Read More...