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Inside of a Dobro "All Electric." Early '30s electric guitar tech at its finest...

Old gold: 1959 Gibson Les Paul Special

Image 1 of 4<p>1959 Gibson Les Paul Special<p>Image 2 of 4<p>Pickups<p>Image 3 of 4<p>Bridge<p>Image 4 of 4<p>Controls<p><b>Introduced in 1955 as a step up from the</b> …

Late-1940s DeArmond 601 Tremolo

The very first stand-alone effects unit for guitar was the DeArmond 601 Tremolo unit, devised in 1946 and more widely available in 1948. (A review in</i> …

Marshall History

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John Lennon "Paperback Writer" Guitar Fails to Sell at Auction

When John Lennon's Gretsch 6120 Chet Atkins guitar went up for auction this month, it was expected to fetch as much as $1 million. After all, it's …

Today's Catch is a very clean 1963 Gibson Everly Brothers with a natural top, one of only 46 made that year. Click on the link to read more about it. Thanks to Gruhn Guitars for the photo. http://www.fretboardjournal.com/blog/catch-day-1963-gibson-everly-brothers

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La Conner Guitar Festival. Photo: Isaac Jang<p>Tony McManus tries one of Issac Jang's acoustics. Photo: Isaac Jang<p>A view from above at the luthiers' …

10 Genius Ways to Decorate With Wrapping Paper

Even the tiniest leftover scraps are enough to finish one of these DIY projects.<p>Even the tiniest leftover scraps are enough to finish one of these DIY projects. This article originally appeared on GoodHousekeeping.com

Top Pin of the Day: A French-Inspired Bathroom

Today's top pin is a cheerful outdoor dining spot. For more inspiring photos and ideas, follow us on Pinterest.<p>In the master bedroom of designer Karyl Pierce Paxton's New Orleans house, double French doors open to the courtyard, screened by a ten-foot cedar fence. The sink base is an 18th-century …

Ask a Designer: How Do I Decorate a Bookshelf?

Every week, we're asking designer Scot Meacham Wood, formerly of Ralph Lauren and now owner of his eponymous design firm, a question from our readers. This week's topic is all about decorating bookshelves. Have a decorating dilemma? Comment below and yours might be featured in a future</b> …

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A 19th-Century House With All the Comforts of Home

Get the latest news, updates and offers<br>from This Old House to your inbox<p>Now trending on TOH<p>Starting a Bathroom Renovation<p>More From TOH<p>100 DIY …

Dining Rooms

TLC for Wood Furniture

Get the latest news, updates and offers<br>from This Old House to your inbox<p>Now trending on TOH<p>How to Stencil Faux Inlay on a Plain Dresser<p>More From …

Cleaning

How to Build a Vintage-Look Dresser Vanity

Get the latest news, updates and offers<br>from This Old House to your inbox<p>Home>How To | More in Sinks<p>How to Build a Vintage-Look Dresser Vanity<p>Convert …

Home Improvement

Half Baths Full of Style

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North Carolina Foursquare

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North Carolina

Troubadour Guitar Strap | By Tanner Goods

Portland workshop Tanner Goods have added to their collection another beautiful hand crafted leather product, the Troubadour Guitar Strap. The …

Clothing

Olson Guitars Shop Interview

Warner Music

Selmer Modele Jazz and Stimer M.10 Amp

1940s Selmer Modèle Jazz, Stimer S.51 Pickup and Stimer M.10 Amplifier. Photo courtesy of François Charle of R. F. Charle (www.rfcharle.com).<p>In the …

Inside the Gretsch Custom Shop's George Harrison Model...and More!

<b>Above: Master builder Stephen Stern examines a replica of George Harrison's 1957 Gretsch Duo Jet.</b><p><b>DECADE OF EXCELLENCE: As the Gretsch Custom Shop</b> …

John Lennon’s ‘Paperback Writer’ Guitar Going to Auction

John Lennon‘s Gretsch 6120 guitar, the instrument the rock legend used when recording the Beatles‘ 1966 classic “Paperback Writer,” will hit the …

Bill Frisell - "St Louis Blues" Solo

Ryan Adams on Fender Princeton Reverb Amps | Fender

Pete Kennedy talks Teles, Chet and rare Gibsons

A meeting of minds<p>Read on to find out what it was like to get guitar lessons from heavyweights such as Chet Atkins, and why Telecaster players have …

Guitar Shop 101: Safe Ways to Clean Your Guitar's Finish

<b>Fig. 1. Changes in temperature and humidity can cause checking in traditional nitrocellulose lacquer finishes.</b><p>So far, we’ve explored ways to clean …

What do Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, k.d. lang, Eric Clapton and Mose Allison have in common? They've all turned to Southern California's Greg Leisz when they need a pedal or lap steel virtuoso on a session. In the FJ #33 (mailing next week, btw), the one-and-only Joe Henry interviews Leisz for us and spills the beans on why he's so in demand. All told, it's 4,000 words long and filled with great guitar photography. Subscribe here to get it sent to your doorstep: http://www.fretboardjournal.com/fretboard-journal-subscriptions-gift-subscriptions

Charlie Watkins invents his first amplifier

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Les Paul Recording

A major part of Les Paul’s original vision for the solidbody electric guitar was to incorporate features crucial to studio musicians, and that dream …

Today's Catch is a 1955 Gretsch 6121 Chet Atkins, which is quite possible the most cowboy-themed guitar ever built. Click on the link to read more about it. Thanks to Fretted Americana for the photo. http://www.fretboardjournal.com/blog/catch-day-1955-gretsch-6121-chet-atkins