From the blog…
Fluteholes. A new page by Hart’s Arts & Guitars about the joy of turning a hollow stick into an instrument. Bamboo is simply incredible and can quite easily be transformed into flutes with a little math and the right tools.
The best guitar strings for you and your instrument.
You must experiment to find your personal “best guitar strings.” There is no one-size-fits-all easy answer to one of the most relevant questions a guitar player has in the beginning.
Mark Speer of Khruangbin: the best guitarist you’ve never heard of.
Mark Speer of Khruangbin is the best guitarist you’ve never heard of.! He is a musical magician living and playing in our own time. He has a sound and style all his own. No guitarist in the world is doing what he is doing.
015 All mahogany nylon string, one-of-a-kind guitar.
There is no other guitar in the world that could be confused with this one. All mahogany custom design one-off artisan guitar.
Guitar 014: a Brazilian rosewood Madame de Goni style guitar – 1840s C.F. Martin tribute.
I really made the best attempt I could to make this guitar feel and look like it was snatched up during a time travel drive by of the 1840s.
Wade Lowe, Atlanta luthier, was an inspiration for many wanting to learn the art.
Wade had always been building things since he was a little kid. He had a background in machine design and transferred a lot of that background into learning how to construct instruments.
011. The Classikulele.
Using the same techniques as the ones employed in building classical guitars, Hart’s Guitars is excited to introduce its debut Classikulele!
In celebration of two years on this journey, I can think of no better way than to hit the publish button then go grab a spot on the couch with this beauty until it’s bedtime.
Guitar 010. The Bird.
Canarywood fretboard with Bird’s eye maple sides gives this guitar its name, The Bird. It also has a sweet song it will sing and will charm anyone within an earshot. It’s in full spring plumage to attract a mate.
Billy’s finished 1869 Francisco Gonzalez classical guitar.
…he took this beautiful instrument to show to his wife and kids: a Spruce top with Limba back and sides and a Brazilian Rosewood fretboard.
A classical and acoustic guitar setup guide.
This is a comprehensive diy setup guide for acoustic and classical guitars.