Tag archive for ‘Martin’
By theguitarmagazine.com On Tuesday, August 7th, 2018

DIY Workshop: Martin Guitar Kit Build Part Five

She’s going to be a beauty. But there are still a few steps until we’re strumming away. Huw Price is bound up in dots and slots as he continues work on our Martin guitar kit… While other projects have More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Friday, July 20th, 2018

Martin Guitar History: Once Upon A Time In America

“You know, Martin is a company America should be really proud of. They never compromised, they’ve never done less than their best, they’ve continually made the best instruments in the world…” – David More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Thursday, July 19th, 2018

Museum Piece: CF Martin Sr Presentation Guitar

(1830 – 1840) Presentation models such as this were used to show the high level of craftsmanship of the maker – in this case Martin’s founder, Christian Frederick Martin Sr. This lovely guitar features More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

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 18th, 2018

DIY Workshop: Martin Guitar Kit Build Part 3

Turning our attention back to our Martin kit build, it’s time to look at the all-important top and back bracing. Huw Price has some important decisions to make and takes inspiration from a pre-war design… When More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Monday, April 16th, 2018

DIY Workshop: Martin Guitar Kit Build Part Two

Our Martin acoustic kit build continues, as we level the kerfing, join the back plates and pop a little something in the oven. Huw Price shapes up… For the first part of our Martin kit build last month, I More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Monday, January 15th, 2018

DIY Workshop: Martin Guitar Kit Build Part 1

For those who are unafraid to go down the DIY route, Martin Guitar Kits provide an affordable way to own a little slice of Nazareth. But how straightforward is it to build your own acoustic? Huw Price finds out… The More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Friday, May 19th, 2017

The Martin Guitar Bible is on sale now!

There’s no doubt that history is of huge importance in the guitar industry. Buy it here: http://bit.ly/2pROTPB Digital copies: http://bit.ly/2rye8mv Of all the major brands, only CF Martin & Co can trace More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

Interview: Hiss Golden Messenger

Hailed widely as one of the best albums of 2016, Heart Like A Levee saw Hiss Golden Messenger receive the critical acclaim that bandleader MC Taylor’s years of musical toil richly deserved. He tells G&B about More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Friday, January 27th, 2017

NAMM 2017: The video highlights from Anaheim

NAMM 2017 delivered another stellar selection of new gear for the G&B team to get excited over. Take a look at our video highlights from Anaheim below. Martin’s Tim Teel talks us through two new unique More...