I have followed Ben for a while, initially on youtube (search:Crimson Guitars) where he gives tons of hints and tips for aspiring luthiers. I have purchased a bit of stuff from crimsonguitars.com, all good, and I love the stains, which are stunning apparently.
Made in Spain, the birthplace of the guitar, near Alicante. Handcrafted guitars. alhambraguitarras.com UK distributor – London Guitar Studio londonguitarstudio.com
Lots of variety here. New this year a 7 string model.
This is a useful addition that prevents air, condensation and pollutants from coming into contact with the neck and strings especially for storage.
My annual visit to this show, this time at Cranmore Park, Solihull. Parking was a bit of a problem but that is normal. I visited a few specific stands, but this post is mainly pictures of some of the stranger guitars. (I like strange and weird stuff). Links to more from the show:Alhambra GuitarrasCrimson GuitarsOrtega …
I recently visited this festival and unlike Glastonbury, there was no need to sleep in a field. This event is an annual festival dedicated to music in general and the Spanish Guitar in particular. For a week, internationally renowned artists from different countries and of different genres come on stage. The festival strives to highlight …
I visited the Ronda Guitar Festival recently and saw this strikingly different travel guitar. Travel guitars have been made since guitars have been made but this one is really something else.
Here we are with a “new” “old” Gibson design, the Theodore.
The Peguin range from Gretsch covers a few models all of which have a peguin image on the scratch plate which seems to be the only reason for the name. However, it turns out that the real reason the name came about was a desire to produce versions of the White Falcon models and call …
Gibson™ Custom Shop have been involved with the development of this limited-edition tribute guitar based on the specs of ‘59 Les Paul Standard although it is priced a little cheaper than the original or even the Gibson™ Custom Shop version.