Have you ever wondered what makes a guitar sound and the way it does? I will be starting a series over the next few weeks breaking down the many aspects of acoustic guitar construction. This series will cover subjects such as tone woods, bracing, nuts/saddles, strings & more. If anyone has a topic they would like to […]
The purpose of this article is to show the difference between Hide (Protein) vs. PVA Glue in Guitar Construction. Hide/protein glues have been the standard for guitar and stringed instrument makers for centuries. It was not until the mid to late 20th century did white PVA (Polyvinyl Acetate) wood glues take over in popularity. This was […]
Today we are starting a new series called John Larsen’s corner where we will learn things about the musical industry. Yamaha started off as Nippon Gakki Company Limited or literally translated, Musical Instrument Company. They began by making pump organs in 1897. In the year 1900 Yamaha made their first upright piano, and three years later they made their […]
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