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At the 2016 NAMM show, McPherson Guitars of Sparta, Wisconsin, was showing off some of the beautifully intricate, one-of-a-kind inlay designs that come out of their vaunted custom shop. (Their gorgeous “Manhattan Skyline” guitar was on the December 2015 cover of Acoustic Guitar.) Larry Klenc give us the low-down on the artistry behind a pair of McPherson axes.