Category Luthiery & Design

Harpo-lyre – three neck guitar

Three neck guitar hey? Jimmy Page is so jealous right now. Harpo-lyre, ca. 1830 André Augustin Chevrier (French, active 1820–42) Mirecourt (France) Wood This three-necked instrument features a central neck tuned like a conventional guitar (E-A-d-g-b-e’), plus a neck on the…

Scott Tennant plays Wild Mountain Thyme

We were delighted to have Maestro Scott Tennant come into the Guitar Salon International showroom to play a few guitars! Here he is playing his arrangement of ‘Wild Mountain Thyme’ on a brand new 2011 Daniel Friederich cedar-top classical guitar.…

Guitar tuners: how they work and some brief history

Curious, it’s an ad for Graf but nice video with some back-history. The title says it all. By reviewing the construction one can easily observe the inventive ideas created by Jorg Graf as well as his excellent attention to detail…

Johann Anton Stauffer Guitar ca. 1835–40

  another beauty from the Met Guitar, ca. 1835–40 Johann Anton Stauffer (Austrian, ca. 1805–after 1851) Vienna Wood, various materials (via Johann Anton Stauffer: Guitar (1979.390) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art) Source: metmuseum.org