Necessity is the mother of invention. When guitarmaker Ed Bond sensed that his then-employer (Larrivée) was scaling back on operations at its Vancouver plant, he began to double-down on making... View this Photo Essay

Weighing in at 28 pages (and over 9,000 words long), the FJ #32’s Ry Cooder cover story is one of the more expansive interviews we’ve run to date (and we’re all about long-form... View this Photo Essay

On December 11, 2013, the FJ and Emerald City Music presented an evening with Kurt Schoen, the fascinating mastermind behind Schoen Guitars. Schoen's love affair with the cigar box guitar started... View this Photo Essay

A little background may be in order. Start with the fact that a 1928 000-28 is likely my favorite vintage guitar of all time... and that I’m clearly intrigued by what Martin’s specialists... View this Photo Essay

It’s hard to tell what takes place on Oregon’s Pendarvis Farm 362 days out of the year. The 80-acre property – about a half-hour from Portland – sports a few horses and a barn... View this Photo Essay