Tag archive for ‘huw price’
By theguitarmagazine.com On Wednesday, May 16th, 2018
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DIY Workshop: Martin Kit Build Part Four

At last, the time has come to finish making the body of our acoustic guitar kit. However, things are rarely as straightforward as we hope. Huw Price gets there eventually… When we last left our Martin acoustic More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Wednesday, April 25th, 2018
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DIY Workshop: Goldtop Conversion Part 5

This month we’ll be getting our Goldtop conversion fully playable, but first a lot of routing, gluing, filing, drilling and measuring needs to be done. Huw Price struggles with his zip forstner… Last time More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Monday, July 25th, 2016
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DIY Workshop: Gretsch Conversion Part Two

Our Gretsch conversion project gathers pace as Huw Price separates the fretboard from the neck, strips the headstock veneer and readies the body for the next step… Read part one here… Well, the old Gretsch More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Thursday, July 14th, 2016
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DIY Workshop: How To Build Your Own Attenuator

Why the ‘Elevenator’? Because this is the attenuator that goes down to eleven. Huw Price shows you how to build a simple passive attenuator with impedance switching and treble response adjustment, all for less More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Wednesday, May 4th, 2016
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DIY Workshop: Gretsch Conversion Part One

Huw Price finally fulfils a long-held ambition as he takes a well-worn vintage Gretsch Anniversary and turns it into a 50s-style 6120 dream machine… This is a project I have wanted to do for several years. The More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Wednesday, January 6th, 2016
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DIY Workshop – Epiphone Dot Renovation

Tom Turner’s well-used Epiphone Dot was starting to show its age, so he decided a new set of pickups and an upgraded wiring harness were the way to go. Huw Price falls down the F-hole… Not long after More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Friday, November 20th, 2015
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Marshall Astoria Classic: AST1H head & AST1C combo review

Marshall’s new Astoria series sees the company combine vintage and modern features in an attempt to take a slice out of the boutique market. Huw Price gives the Classic model a spin… What actually constitutes More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Friday, October 30th, 2015
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DIY Workshop: Tele Renovation

It’s that age-old conundrum – do you upgrade or trade up? With its comfy played-in neck and road-worn charm, Gary Walker’s ‘Made In Mexico’ Tele felt as if it had the potential to be a great guitar. Huw More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Tuesday, October 6th, 2015
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DIY Workshop: ’57 Fender Vibrolux Project

Huw Price restores a tweed classic to its former glory and sends it back out onto the gigging circuit. Vintage bargains are still out there if you’re prepared to take the time to look around, and you aren’t More...