My opinion and thoughts on a myriad of topics.

Bogdanovich in the New Office
Posted by | April 20, 2017
Fretboard Journal Podcast

I was recently interviewed by Michael Bashkin for Fretboard Journal's podcast. We talked about guitars, guitar players, guitar building and a bunch of other things. The interview took place in...

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Maple Classical Guitar Side
Posted by | March 4, 2017
Consigning Guitars

Consigning guitars seems to be a new craze among guitar salons and dealers. But who really benefits when you consign your guitars? Certainly not you the guitar maker. The guitar...

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Student & John installing back of guitar
Posted by | April 1, 2016
Guitar Building Skills Take Practice

Guitar building is difficult. Sadly, there's no short cut to building a really nice instrument. You will need to develop some guitar building skills and that will take practice. For those needing...

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French polishing inside of guitar sides
Posted by | February 2, 2016
Is French Polish the Best Finish for Guitars

The French Polish Debate It's a question I get asked all the time - is French polish the best finish for guitars. The short simple answer is no. The common misconception is that...

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