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Enter The Summer Song Taylor 814ce DLX Giveaway

Now until August 31, 2018, you could win a brand-new Taylor 814ce DLX Grand Auditorium guitar, an enhanced version of  Taylor’s flagship model featuring the new V-Class bracing system. One (1) winner from the USA or Canada, and one (1) winner from France, Germany, the Netherlands, or the United Kingdom, will each receive a V-Class Taylor 814ce DLX acoustic-electric guitar, an approximate retail value of $3,999.99 (€3,429.49). Our 800 Series Grand Auditorium has long been one of our most popular models, and the 814ce DLX

Fender Squier All-New “Contemporary Series” Electric and Basses

Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) announced the expansion of the Squier Contemporary Series with four models debuting at Summer NAMM in Nashville, Tenn.; they include all-new Jazz Bass and Jazzmaster models with an all-modern look, feel and aggressive tone at an accessible price. These additions mark the continued growth of modern Squier offerings to support today’s aspiring players.   “After introducing the Fender Contemporary Series earlier this year, the demand for our modern Squier offering continues to grow to meet

Stan Rogers’ William Laskin Guitar – 🍁 Canada Day Feature

Many instruments pass through The Twelfth Fret Repair shop, and some are significant by themselves. On the occasion of 🍁Canada Day🍁 and by generous special permission, we’re delighted to share these photographs of the late Stan Rogers’ 1977 William Laskin guitar (which is not for sale) and this story by luthier G. W. Barry with you. Stan’s Guitar Stan Rogers created a legacy of songs that celebrate our country and the spirit of its people. His musical and lyrical craftsmanship

New Fender Player Series Electric Guitars For Aspiring Artists

Fender Musical Instruments released a new line of electric guitars and basses for aspiring players and artists who represent the future of guitar. Dubbed the “Player Series,” the line will establish a new level of excellence for players ready to take that next step in their musical journey with Fender’s iconic models–whether their dreams lie on a big stage or in a garage band and beyond. The Fender Player Series replaces the Standard Series and is the new foundational offering

Schecter C-1 Koa Electric Guitar

Sometimes beauty is in the simplicity of things. I believe this to be the case with the new C-1 Koa model from Schecter guitars. Schecter may be well known to many players for their guitar designs leaning towards the hard rock and metal crowd, but this guitar has some serious cross appeal for many types of music. The C body shape from Schecter is an arched top double cutaway guitar with two humbuckers, a mahogany body and koa cap. The

How To Choose Fretwire

You like your instrument and play it a lot.   Now, you’ve come to the point where the frets are worn enough that you need to consider whether to dress and re-crowned, or re-fret.    If they can be dressed, this lasts for a while.   But if they’re going to be replaced, what kind of fret should you choose?  Fret choices used to be easy because little was available and even that was hard to find.  Fret wire was wider and low

June is Eastman Month at The Twelfth Fret

June is officially “Eastman month” at The Twelfth Fret! All instock Eastman instruments – guitars, mandolins, ukuleles and banjos are featured at special pricing.  When it comes to building a guitar, there is a big difference between assembly and artistry. If history taught Eastman anything, it is that there is no substitute for skilled craftsmanship. At Eastman, each instrument is given the attention to detail required to ensure that it reaches its maximum potential. Features such as hand-scalloped bracing and

Fender Celebrates 60 Years of Jazzmaster Innovation

Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) announced the 60th anniversary celebration of Fender’s most creative and expressive model: the Jazzmaster. A hero of the underground, the Jazzmaster has been adopted by generations of artists looking for unique sonic qualities and combinations, unlocking genre defying sound that lives on today within music and culture.   In 1958, Fender introduced the Jazzmaster as the top-of-the-line electric guitar for jazz musicians; later the sound and easily modifiable style attracted counterculture and misfit players, including aficionados of surf guitar

Gold Corium Straps

Gold Corium Straps is a luxury bespoke leather guitar strap company from Toronto, Canada. They believe that a guitar strap should be as beautiful as the guitar it’s holding. Not just functional, it’s about style. This is why Gold Corium Straps focus on high-end products for the fashionable guitar player. Every strap is untouched by machine; meticulously made by hand with the finest precision. Every design is a unique Gold Corium creation. But what we offer is more than a product, it’s

Taylor Guitars Builder’s Edition Model Featuring V-Class Bracing

Among Taylor Guitars’ exciting new model releases for 2018, the Builder’s Edition K14ce leads the charge as one of four new guitars featuring the all-new V-Class bracing system — a ground-breaking innovation that dramatically improves an acoustic guitar’s volume, sustain and intonation to deliver an extraordinary playing experience. Taylor master guitar designer Andy Powers, who developed the V-Class bracing scheme, conceived of the Builder’s Edition to celebrate the V-Class launch, creating the equivalent of an enhanced “director’s cut” edition, matching

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