Online Features

Online Features are articles written exclusively for fretboardjournal.com by our staff and writers. There isn’t room for everything in the magazine, so this is a place where you can read more about the things we love.

Scott Krashan
July 10, 2013

For this week's Bench Press, we talk to Roger Sadowsky, one of the legends in the world of lutherie. Sadowsky has been building and servicing guitars and basses for discerning clients over the...

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Scott Krashan
July 1, 2013

For our first non-guitar Bench Press, we called Jeffrey Kramer of CloverLick Banjo Shop. Unlike so many bluegrass-leaning banjo makers, Kramer focuses on both resonator models and old-time, open-...

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Scott Krashan
June 25, 2013

As a luthier, Daniel Roberts has been all over the map, literally and figuratively. He started out at a small banjo and mandolin shop (Flatiron), which was acquired by Gibson. Roberts stayed on at...

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Jason Verlinde
June 19, 2013

In the Fretboard Journal #29, writer and musician Jeff Broome pens a lenghty tale of his occasional correspondence with fingerstyle guitar master John Fahey in the mid-1970s. We did our...

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Scott Krashan
June 14, 2013

Every Wednesday, we ask a luthier what’s on their work bench... right this minute. This week, we chat with Mark Stoleson of Stol Guitars. Mark is a one-man operation located in Guilford,...

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