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Art Of Lutherie Christmas Count Down

The Art Of Lutherie Countdown To Christmas Giveaway 2017

Sometimes Christmas is tough for us luthiers, when people ask us what’s on our wish list and we reply, “I’d like a fret crowning file and a new fret leveling beam”, they usually get a blank look and as politely as possible say something like, “are you sure you wouldn’t rather just have a new shirt instead?” They don’t understand …

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Guitar Making Tools Holiday Wish List (2018)

In case you were wondering what guitar making tools to put on your luthier list this year, I put together a list of tools I use and a few thoughts about why I like them. This is by no means an exhaustive list, and not a list of everything you need to build a guitar, it’s just a few ideas …

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Choosing The Right Fret Crowning File

Fret Crowning Files (Luthier’s Guide)

The importance of doing great fret work on your guitars can not be over stressed, and having the right fret crowning file can help you do your best work in less time and with less frustration. I believe quality fretwork plays a large part in making your guitars feel more comfortable and look great too. If you’re a guitar player, …

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Fretwork Mastery Guitar Course Part 2

Guitar Fretwork Mastery Part 2

Guitar Fretwork Mastery Part 2 is available exclusively to members of The Luthier’s EDGE Learn More About The Luthier’s EDGE Guitar Fretwork Mastery Part 2: Fret Leveling, Crowning, & Polishing What Is “Guitar Fretwork Mastery Part 2”? Guitar Fretwork Mastery Part 2 is the second installment of a multipart online video course which along with Fretwork Mastery Part 1 is …

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Meet The Member Karan Singh

Luthier’s EDGE Meet The Member – Karan Singh

  Luthier’s EDGE Meet The Member: Karan Singh   Can you tell me a little bit about your background (your story) and how you got started making guitars? My profession in an earlier life was running workshops on Team Building and Leadership Development for different organizations, as a consultant. I would also coach them one on one to help them …

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Luthiers Cabinet Blueprint And Video Course

The Luthier’s Cabinet – The Art Of Lutherie Podcast #6

A Luthier’s Cabinet can help protect your guitars, improve your guitar shop workflow and improve your peace of mind during the building process (Blueprints)

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A Simple Guitar Finishing Trick – Art Of Lutherie Podcast #5

A simple guitar finishing technique specifically for French polishing resinous woods like cocobolo PLUS we take it a step further with a great bonus tip too.

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Luthier’s EDGE Meet The Member: James Orr

Luthier’s EDGE Meet The Member: James Orr When did you start building guitars and why? When I was in 10th grade I was playing guitar in jazz band, and the music store I went to for private lessons hosted clinics for Taylor Guitars all the time. I remember going to see Pat Kirtley, Doyle Dykes, etc. That was back in …

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Ultimate Guitar Dovetail Jig (Blueprints & Video Course)

Click Here To Access Ultimate Guitar Dovetail Jig Course Ultimate Guitar Dovetail Jig & BlueprintsIncluded With Your Luthier’s EDGE membership Learn To Cut More Accurate & Reliable Dovetail JointsDetailed Video Course & Downloadable Blueprints “I went through countless designs and years of trial and error before reaching the design I share with you in this course. As with everything we …

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10 Awesome Tools To Supercharge Your Guitar Fret Installation

The Art Of Lutherie now has a podcast on iTunes! It’s a great way to enjoy our newest videos on topics to help you live your passion for guitar making and build better guitars. Use the link below to check it out on iTunes to get other episodes, leave a review, and subscribe! Find The Art Of Lutherie iTunes Podcast …

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