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Nov 01 2014 09:37 AM
This month's Guitar Of The Month contest winner is Renkenstein's "Renk - Siren Prototype"!
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Nov 09 2014 04:45 AM
ABM produces what is possibly the broadest range of premium-quality Tune-O-Matic bridges and stop tailpieces in their product lineup. What makes their versions of this classic bridge combination head and shoulders above the rest?
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Nov 09 2014 04:20 AM
Artisan-quality handmade rasps are universally acknowledged as the peak of excellence in wood shaping and refinement. Rasps from the celebrated Liogier workshop in France are no exception; however, are they worth the significant cost of investment?
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Oct 15 2014 05:00 AM
A recent introduction to the ABM catalogue is their new KATANA tremolo system. Milled from solid brass, this mighty OFR-compatible bridge offers several improvements over the existing tried and tested design....
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Oct 12 2014 05:38 AM
Accurate and repeatable nut slot height setups are a crucial set in setting up a new or existing instrument. Doing so on a one-off basis is not too difficult, however being able to carry the operation out quickly, accurately and with repeatability takes setups completely to the next level.
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Oct 01 2014 10:01 AM
Winner for this month's contest is Geoff St. Germaine with his stunning archtop, "Sunrise". As usual this month saw a variety of very strong entries however Geoff's sublime work won out from your voting!
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Jun 29 2014 06:26 AM
This amazing tutorial from forum member Technology4Musicians details the steps in making a heavy-duty custom roadcase for your instrument or in fact, any piece of equipment!
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Jun 28 2014 04:02 AM
This month's instrument CAD plan upload is the "Surunmaa 8-string compound scale guitar" by forum regular Prostheta. Head over the to Downloads section to grab a copy or join in the discussion on the forums.
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Jun 19 2014 09:35 AM
Performing the routing of a complex cutout in a guitar body, such as that required for a recessed Floyd Rose Original bridge, can be made much simpler and accurate using a number of interlocking templates fitted to a master baseplate.
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Jun 01 2014 03:06 AM
An extremely tightly-run contest this month between three equally amazing entries resulted in a draw between Menapia's, "The Monroe 5" and demonx's, "Warhound". Special mention of course has to go to the runner-up Sancho Marino for his equally brilliant, "Just Your Average SS".
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May 10 2014 09:59 PM
It's not always necessary to invest in new machinery for the workshop - often what you need is already laying around! Forum member XBIGJIMX describes how he repurposed a spare drill press and put it to better use as the basis for a buffing station.
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