Have Geeklets, Will Travel: Martin Guitars Factory

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The Martin Guitars factory is like paradise for musical geeks. Our family took a tour of the 180-year-old guitar business, seeing the process of how their guitars start as blocks of wood and turn into instruments played by the likes of Eric Clapton. There are 300 steps, some completed by people and others completed by robots, that go into making a guitar, and you’ll marvel just as much at the skilled labor as you will at the numerous machines that dot the tour path. Continue reading

Announcing the Winner of the Phineas and Ferb / Slash Guitar Giveaway!

All I can say is: Wow. I don’t have all the past data in front of me, but I’m reasonably certain that the giveaway of a very cool electric guitar decorated with cartoons from Phineas and Ferb and a cartoon … Continue reading