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Steve Klein Acoustic
Klein takes artistic risks with his instruments that are finally paying off. This beautiful guitar features a rosette that charts the galactic star system.
Cathy Currier, Ralph Novak, Fran Ledoux, Jeff Jewitt, Mario Baldoni
Currier says of the ’89 Symposium: “Symposium ’89 was not just an event for luthiers to meet each other and show off their instruments. It was a gathering of luthiers and repair people to share experiences, knowledge, music, and a love of their trade.” Novak debuts his fanned-fret system. Ledoux and Jewitt correct their phone numbers and Jewett announces his participation in the 1st Annual Guitar Trade Show in Cleveland, Ohio. Balconi informs us that George Manno has had a bad accident and gives us his contact info. With 1 photo.
symposium; fret; errata; event
Member’s Spotlight—David Wren
Member’s Spotlight—Cat Fox
Member’s Spotlight—Chris Pile
Member’s Spotlight—Curt Carpenter
Member’s Spotlight—Michael McClelland
Keep Hope Alive!
Stick It and Spread It and an Easy Truss Rod Jig
Earthquake in Bay Area and Consequences
Bob Tice’s Reference Index of Lutherie Periodicals
Sources for a variety of luthierie needs including tools, wood, repair, publications, organizations, kits, etc. Each source is given considerable detail.
A Proposal for the ASIA Education Fund
Tim Poling and Dick Boak
Guitarmaking Course at Peter's Valley
NAMM—A Luthier’s View
Violin Setup: A workshop with Tim Poling
Instrument Making and the Computer
ASIA Financial Statement
Guitars: The Tsumura Collection by Akira Tsumura
Reviewed by William Cumpiano
The Lighter Side
Additional Information on Steve Klein's trousers mentioned in Issue 4.
The Guitarist Tunes Up
Essential poetry for all luthiers and guitarists.