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Restoration - The Twelfth Fret

Restoration

The question of instrument restoration regularly comes up at the repair bench.    Here, we’ll talk about the broadest outlines of restoration and repairing and look

Godin Summit Classic Ltd Desert Blue Cutaway Guitar - the Twelfth Fret

Godin Summit Classic Ltd Desert Blue Cutaway Guitar

Ever dreamed of owning a classic single cutaway-style guitar but the price tag on most brands you look at is somewhat out of your reach?

Hiscox Acoustic Guitar Flight-Case - The Twelfth Fret

Hiscox Acoustic Guitar Flight-Case; Lightweight and Ultra Tough 

Hiscox Musical Instrument Cases are made in the Staffordshire, England to the highest standards. These ultra-lightweight cases are “flight worthy”. With 800 pounds of “crush

Expanding Your Ukulele Playing By David Martin - The Twelfth Fret

Expanding Your Ukulele Playing

If you’ve been getting the feeling you’re stuck in a rut, playing the same old chords, in the same old rhythms – on your ukulele,

Seven Things Likely To Go Wrong At Your Gig - The Twelfth Fret

Seven Things Likely To Go Wrong At Your Gig and How to Prepare For Them

A few weeks ago on a Saturday night, I played a show for my band’s CD release party. As you might imagine, I’ve played quite

Tuning Machines - the Twelfth Fret - Patrick Keenan

Tuners and Tuning Machines

Traditionally, tapered friction tuning pegs made of hard wood were carefully fitted into matching holes on the headstock.   This is still the case with violin

The Twelfth Fret 40th Anniversary Alhambra Guitar Exótico Limited Edition

The Twelfth Fret 40th Anniversary Alhambra Guitar, Model 11P Exótico Limited Edition

In the fall of 2016, I visited the Alhambra factory in the beautiful Spanish town of Muro del Alcoy in Alicante.  The luthiers and staff

Super-Vee BladeRunner Bridge - The Twelfth Fret

Super-Vee BladeRunner Bridge

From time to time a new guitar product comes along that can be truly called an advancement;  the BladeRunner Bridge qualifies as a major advancement in

Thinking Of Getting a Child Interested in Music? Consider the Ukulele - the Twelfth Fret

Thinking Of Getting a Child Interested in Music? Consider the Ukulele

Most people know of the Ukulele as a little Hawaiian guitar like instrument that has one foot in the world of music and the other