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Trusting Intuition

It’s tough to trust your intuition. It’s easily referred to as a flakey source of misinformation and untrustworthy emotions. Because the understanding of the physics behind the guitar are understood much more clearly than ever before there is a temptation (and many luthiers are taking full advantage of it) to claim that the superiority of one’s guitar design is fact - that rigorous scientific testing and the performance of obscure mathematical algorithms have led to the perfect design.

A Review of Oasis Guitar Strings

Oasis Strings

I have pretty much used Savarez Alliance high tension strings since my college guitar professor told me that it was the path towards getting more projection out of the guitar that I had at the time. It was a Hanika guitar that I bought at the NAMM show, a big event that I enjoyed as a result of being an employee of Gallagher Guitar Co. in 2001. The Hanika guitar was a good guitar, albeit rather hard to play, and having never used high tension carbon strings, it was like getting a new guitar.

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The Classical Guitar Ladder

How many classical guitarists and classical guitar luthiers can fit on one ladder?

Every year music schools across the United States generate an increasing number of guitar performance graduates combined with the new professional and amateur luthiers entering the market every year.

Each enters this field of a beautiful music and instrument inspired by what had come before with dreams of leading the life that those who came before us and gave us inspiration led.