Take a moment to look at this guitar making shop in foothills of the Himilayas. The 2 minute video is a great story about the transformational qualities of art and music. The Dehradun guitar company was formed to provide work, create jobs and build community.
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Beautiful musical instruments are timeless, and a few posts reminded us that there are no shortcuts to quality. Little details have the unique ability to amaze in both directions.
These reinforcements by Esq Guitars are super classy are should be celebrated. What makes an instrument go from Good to Great? MBAs study companies that grow contagious pockets of greatness. But for the craftsman, sharing small trade secrets is the key.
Looking Through The Lens Backwards: Great to Good
This provocative video compares a Gibson guitar to an imitation from China. Most youtube reviewers comparing imitation guitars aren’t as tough, but this guy colorfully explains how the little things making a Gibson guitar a special instrument, and why the imitation is rubbish.
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Carbon fiber musical instruments are coming to the music stores. But do they belong in music studio, and should this material be in your
woodshop workshop. Composite materials carry claims of legendary lightness and strength. Violin bows and violin cases now come in carbon fiber. Shapechanginginstruments wanted to know how craftsmen are using carbon fiber in their musical instruments.
Image from John Hiller.
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Quick – head over to to the musical instrument making contest at Instructables.com
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