Our growing list of stories, subjects and instruments featured in the Fretboard Journal print magazine. Note: Most of these featured can only be found in our keepsake print edition.

Subjects:

’59 Les Pauls: Set You Free: Burstin’ at the seams with a stash of ’59 Les Pauls, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 20, Winter 2010, pages 108-116

65Amps: Low and Behold: Wattage isn’t everything at 65Amps, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 20, Winter 2010, pages 100-107

Alan Munde: Magic Note: Alan Munde’s decades of banjo innovation, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 37, 2016, pages 92-99

Alex Glasser: Shake, Rattle and Roll: Alex Glasser makes a ukulele tribute to Aqua Teen Hunger Force, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 24, Winter 2011, pages 110-112

Alison Brown: Sound Investment: How banjo player Alison Brown turned a calling into a career, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 15, Fall 2009, pages 64-81

Al Jardine: Postcard From Big Sur: At home with the Beach Boys’ Al Jardine, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 30, Summer 2013, pages 92-105

Allan Beardsell: Alternate Universe: The experiments of futuristic luthier Allan Beardsell, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 18, Summer 2010, pages 34-45

Alvin Youngblood Hart: Confessions of a Garage Guerrilla: Discovering the working-class charms of “alternative hardware”, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 14, Summer 2009, pages 6-13

Andy’s Music and the Chicago Music Exchange: Windy City Windfall: A tale of two Chicago stores, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 13, Spring 2009, pages 84-94

Andy Statman: Brooklyn and Beyond: Andy Statman’s musical and spiritual journey, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 2, Summer 2006, pages 14-21

Anthony Paine (Harvester Guitars): The Italian Job: Anthony Paine of Harvester Guitars channels Europe’s most esoteric electrics, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 39, 2017, pages 20-33

Applegate Guitars: Stars of the North: A celebration of Minnesota’s guitar-building community, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 4, Winter 2006, pages 83-99

Art Rosenbaum: Reviews: Hey Stranger: Art of Field Recording, Volume I: Fifty Years of Traditional American Music Documented by Art Rosenbaum, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 11, Fall 2008, pages 118-120

August Rush: Not Quiet on the Set: A soundtrack composer embarks on an unusual film project, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 9, Spring 2008, pages 12-14

The Avett Brothers: The Forward Motion: For the Avett Brothers progress means looking back, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 20, Winter 2010, pages 46-59

Avi Avital: Piece Process: An Israeli mandolinist helps build a repertoire, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 14, Summer 2009, pages 14-16

Barry Tashian: Still Something to Say: The 50-year odyssey of Barry Tashian, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 11, Fall 2008, pages 20-27

B.B. King: Command Performance: After more than 10,000 gigs, the B.B. King show is still on the road, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 6, Summer 2007, pages 56-67

Bear Creek Instruments: Hollow Be Thy Name: Bear Creek’s Bill Hardin and the allure of the Weissenborn-style guitar, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 8, Winter 2007, pages 18-25

Béla Fleck: Hybrid: Armed with a trusty Gibson banjo, Béla Fleck bends bluegrass to his will, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 20, Winter 2010, pages 62-75

Ben Harper: Godhead: The musical sorcery of David Lindley, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 11, Fall 2008, pages 50-79

Ben Wilcox: Small Differences: The tools of luthier Ben Wilcox’s trade, The Fretboard JournalIssue 34, 2015, pages 58-67

Bert Jansch: Scottish Enlightenment: The refined art of Bert Jansch, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 20, Winter 2010, pages 26-33

Beryl Harrell: The Trailblazer: Beryl Harrell’s unlikely reign as the queen of the lap steel, The Fretboard JournalIssue 23, Fall 2011, pages 98-109

Bevan Frost: Deciding Factor: Taste-testing Bevan Frost’s Big Hollow Guitars, The Fretboard JournalIssue 29, Spring 2013, pages 14-26

Bill Asher: California Dreamin’: Bill Asher’s Tinseltown roots, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 30, Summer 2013, pages 60-81

Bill Collings: Cat’s Eye: Bill Collings’ quest for perfection, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 3, Fall 2006, pages 34-44

Bill Collings: Remembered: Musicians, builders and customers reflect on an industry giant, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 40, 2017, pages 102-118

Bill Frisell: Music is Good: An interview with Bill Frisell, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 4, Winter 2006, pages 15-22

Bill Haley: A Little Bit Country, A Little Bit Rock ’n’ Roll, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 3, Fall 2006, pages 86-88

Bill Hardin: Hollow Be Thy Name: Bear Creek’s Bill Hardin and the allure of the Weissenborn-style guitar, The Fretboard JournalIssue 8, Winter 2007, pages 18-25

Bill Kirchen: Hot Rod Pickin’: How unrepentant folkie Bill Kirchen became a Telecaster master, The Fretboard JournalIssue 5, Spring 2007, pages 28-39

Bill Monroe: Reviews: Complete at Last, The Fretboard JournalIssue 9, Spring 2008, pages 118120

Bill Nash: Old at Heart: Bill Nash on how to age electrics, The Fretboard JournalIssue 5, Spring 2007, pages 18-27

Bill Pitman: Studio Savant: A conversation with guitarist Bill Pitman, The Fretboard JournalIssue 6, Summer 2007, pages 27-33

Bill Tapia: The Oldest Working Man in Show Business: Bill Tapia returns to the ukulele, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 5, Spring 2007, pages 8-9

Bill Tapia: Reviews: Duke of Uke, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 7, Fall 2007, pages 116-118

Billy Gibbons and Ian Moore: Something in the Water: Billy Gibbons and Ian Moore discuss the roots of Texas guitar, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 26, Summer 2012, pages 68-85

Blake Mills: Sunset Boulevard: Blake Mills’ slide into the mainstream, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 34, 2015, pages 26-37

Blind Willie Johnson: Sculpting Blind Willie: Artist Mark Weakley pays tribute to a gospel legend, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 2, Summer 2006, page 12

Bluegrass Festivals: Flatbeds and Flatheads: A rare glimpse at the early days of bluegrass festivals, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 27, Fall 2012, pages 108-117

Bob Bain: Gunn Slinger: True recording-studio tales from Bob Bain, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 36, 2016, pages 34-47

Bobby Long: Hackney Skyline: A million miles to Nashville ­– Bobby Long’s guitar dreams, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 20, Winter 2010, pages 16-20

Bob Jenkins: Birth Marks: Bob Jenkins’ quest to uncover the truth behind Harwood guitars, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 23, Fall 2011, pages 74-85

Bob Shane (the Kingston Trio): Behind the Stripes: Bob Shane reflects on the Kingston Trio’s wild ride, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 23, Fall 2011, pages 22-39

Bob Taylor: Making a Statement: The birth of R. Taylor Guitars, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 3, Fall 2006, pages 20-26

Bortolo Busato: Everything For Music: Discovering the mysterious life of luthier Bortolo Busato, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 34, 2015, pages 80-87

Brandon Seabrook: Throng of Tremolo Terror: The return of the tenor banjo, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 17, Spring 2010, pages 6-8

Brazilian Rosewood: Hallowed Log, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 11, Fall 2008, page 80

Brazilian Rosewood: The Perfect Tone?: Unraveling the secrets of long-fabled Brazilian rosewood, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 11, Fall 2008, pages 82-91

Brazilian Rosewood: Bringing in a Couple of Keys: A guitar lover’s guide to the CITES conservation treaty, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 11, Fall 2008, pages 92-101

Bruce Cockburn Linda Manzer: The Hands That Build, the Hands That Play: Luthier Linda Manzer and guitarist Bruce Cockburn talk shop, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 23, Fall 2011, pages 40-51

Bryan Sutton: Finding Forever Notes: Bryan Sutton jumps from guitar super-sideman into the spotlight as a bandleader, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 40, 2017, pages 46-65

Bryan Sutton: Reviews, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 3, Fall 2006, pages 90-91

Bryant Trenier: Carving a Niche: An archtop aficionado tries his own hand, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 11, Fall 2008, pages 6-10

Buck Owens: Buck for Beginners: A Buck Owens primer, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 6, Summer 2007, pages 114-117

Bucky Pizzarelli: The Bucky List: Pizzarelli’s short list of can’t-miss standards, Fretboard Journal: Issue 31, Fall 2013, pages 12-14

Buddy Miller: Spaghetti Western: Buddy Miller’s Americana (with help from Italy) journey, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 23, Fall 2011, pages 86-97

Bud Isaacs: Wire and Hinges: How pedal steel innovator Bud Isaacs helped change the course of country music, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 26, Summer 2012, pages 94-103

C. F. Martin III: “You Can Call Me Fred:” The Legend of C.F. Martin III (1894-1986), The Fretboard Journal: Issue 2, Summer 2006, pages 69-76

Carl C. Holzapfel: For Working Stiffs: Carl C. Holzapfel, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 11, Fall 2008, pages 103-111

Carr Amplifiers: Trans Carolina Express: Carr Amplifiers’ unlikely musical influence, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 32, Winter 2013, pages 14-15

The Carter Family: Back to Bristol: The Carter Family: The Acme Sessions 1952/56, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 12, Winter 2008, pages 114-116

Charles “Skip” Pit: A Complicated Man: The story of an iconic funk riff, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 19, Fall 2010, pages 116-118

Charlie Hunter and Jeff Traugott: Engine Check: Guitarist Charlie Hunter and luthier Jeff Traugott go under the hood of their ongoing guitar collaborations, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 22, Summer 2011, pages 48-57

Charlie Louvin: An Interview with Charlie Louvin, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 1, Winter 2005, pages 24-29

Charlie Nothing: A Brief History of Nothing: Charlie Nothing and his dingulator, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 6, Summer 2007, pages 14-16

Charlie Poole: Reviews: You Ain’t Talkin’ to Me: Charlie Poole and the Roots of Country Music, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 5, Spring 2007, pages 120-122

Chas Smith: Metal Urges: Chas Smith draws eerie beauty from scrapsand surplus, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 34, 2015, pages 88-107

Chicago Music Exchange and Andy’s Music: Windy City Windfall: A tale of two Chicago stores, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 13, Spring 2009, pages 84-94

Chicago Music Store: Bless This Mess: Tucson’s Chicago Store, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 1, Winter 2005, pages 43-47

Chicago School of Guitar Making: Perfect Specimen: Ian Schneller and the Chicago School of Guitar Making, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 3, Fall 2006, pages 56-67

Chris Eldridge and Julian Lage: 1+1=1: Julian Lage and Chris Eldridge perfect the art of the duo, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 39, 2017, pages 80-87

Chris Hillman; Byrds, Squirrels and Desert Roses: A field guide to Chris Hillman’s musical flora and fauna, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 25, Spring 2012, pages 62-75

Chris Martin IV: Chip off the Old Headstock: Chris Martin IV leads Martin past disco and into the 21st century, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 2, Summer 2006, pages 77-80

Cindy Cashdollar: The Unexpected: Steel guitarist Cindy Cashdollar forges a career based on versatility, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 35, 2015, pages 32-47

Creston Lea and Paul Languedoc: Together Alone: Paul Languedoc and Creston Lea bond over the business of building solo, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 21, Spring 2011, pages 66-77

Chris Thile: Generation GAB: trading licks with Chris Thile, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 10, Summer 2008, pages 56-71

Chuck Erikson: Fruits De Mer: For guitar builders around the world, Chuck Erikson is the Duke of Pearl, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 21, Spring 2011, pages 84-93

Chuck Ogsbury: Universal Sound: Chuck Ogsbury and Ome Banjos, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 2, Summer 2006, pages 43-55

Clarence and Roland White: Give and Take: Together and apart, Roland and his brother Clarence have made a lasting impact on bluegrass and country music, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 13, Spring 2009, pages 96-111

Clifftop: Clifftop Calling: Where punk rock and old-time live in harmony, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 7, Fall 2007, pages 101-109

Community Center: Community Center: Fred Walecki’s fabled Westwood Music is part instrument shop, part social club, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 9, Spring 2008, pages 101-113

Cousin Emmy: Emmy Winner: Cousin Emmy and Her Kinfolks 1939-1947, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 13, Spring 2009, pages 114-118

Cris Mirabella: Reaction Time: Cris Mirabella drives the jazz guitar in new directions, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 19, Fall 2010, pages 6-12

Dana Bourgeois: Hands On: How Dana Bourgeois became New England’s biggest guitarmaker, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 32, Winter 2013, pages 78-95

Dan Beimborn: Scroll Play: In search of a three-point Gibson F-4 mandolin, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 15, Fall 2009, pages 6-11

Dan Erlewine: Built for Comfort: The birth of the one and only Rockin’ Chair, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 8, Winter 2007, pages 12-17

Daniel Lanois: The Most Beautiful Thing: Language lessons with Daniel Lanois, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 38, 2017, pages 40-47

Danny Barnes: Shiny Place: Danny Barnes’ meditations on the banjo, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 35, 2015, pages 90-105

Danny Ferrington: Fine Tuning: Danny Ferrington’s life as a bespoke luthier, Fretboard Journal: Issue 31, Fall 2013, pages 44-65

Danny Kalb: Gateway: My scene, Greenwich Village, early 1960s, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 15, Fall 2009, pages 12-14

Dave Alvin: California Emissions: Dave Alvin’s Golden State heritage, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 17, Spring 2010, pages 40-53

Dave Matthews: Weird and Syncopated: The many influences of singer-songwriter Dave Matthews, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 28, Winter 2012, pages 46-63

David Bromberg: Keeping the Horse Alive: Roots musician –– and violin expert –– David Bromberg rediscovers the joy of playing music, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 7, Fall 2007, pages 36-53

David Crosby: Gale Force: David Crosby reflects on history and harmonies, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 25, Spring 2012, pages 42-61

David Grier: A Really Wild Dream: Guitarist David Grier fulfills his destiny, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 16, Winter 2009, pages 80-93

David Grisman: The Poet Laureate: David Grisman composes a new verse for two classics, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 1, Winter 2005, pages 30-35

David Grisman and Eastman Music: The Italian Job: David Grisman and Eastman Music collaborate on a new series of instruments, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 13, Spring 2009, pages 112-114

David Grisman Quintet: Dawg Days: A look back at the birth of the David Grisman Quintet, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 6, Summer 2007, pages 86-101

David Hidalgo: The Wolf Survives: David Hidalgo’s 40-year history with – and beyond – Los Lobos, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 29, Spring 2013, pages 64-81

David Lindley: Godhead: The musical sorcery of David Lindley, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 11, Fall 2008, pages 50-79

David Rawlings: Olympic Glory: The story of David Rawlings and a filthy old archtop guitar, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 18, Summer 2010, pages 58-73

Dehradun Guitar Company (David Murray): To India and Back: Launching a lutherie movement in the foothills of the Himalayas, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 38, 2017, pages 6-16

Deke Dickerson: His Own Reality: Welcome to Deke Dickerson’s self-created guitar-geek paradise, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 13, Spring 2009, pages 46-59

Dengue Fever: South by Southwest: Dengue Fever: Sleepwalking through the Mekong, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 15, Fall 2009, pages 118-120

Derek Bailey: Reviews: Spontaneous Combustion, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 1, Winter 2005, pages 84-86

Derek Trucks: Getting Back to That Place: A few moments with guitar great Derek Trucks, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 36, 2016, pages 60-75

Django Reinhardt: Reviews, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 1, Winter 2005, pages 87-90

Django Reinhardt: Wandering Gypsy: Dhanjo Reinhardt, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 2, Summer 2006, pages 86-89

Donovan Whittemore: Bee Keeper: Luxe’s Donovan Whittemore revisits storied capacitor, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 33, Spring 2014, pages 6-12

Doug Green: The Secret Life of Ranger Doug: A cowboy star –– and Stromberg collector –– shows his archtop chops in a hot swing band, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 10, Summer 2008, pages 27-35

Drew Christie: I can’t quit you: Breaking up with a guitar is hard to do, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 26, Summer 2012, pages 6-8

Drew Christie: Wood Cuts: Seattle’s Drew Christie draws from the past, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 30, Summer 2013, pages 28-41

Duane Eddy: Raising Arizona: Duane Eddy and the sound of American cool, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 3, Fall 2006, pages 14-19

Earl Scruggs: The Banjo that Changed the World: The amazing life and hard times of Earl Scruggs, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 7, Fall 2007, pages 68-83

Eastman: Made in China: Some of the hands behind Eastman’s handcrafted instruments, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 16, Winter 2009, pages 102-109

Eastman Music and David Grisman: The Italian Job: David Grisman and Eastman Music collaborate on a new series of instruments, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 13, Spring 2009, pages 112-114

Ed Askew: The Unicorn Answers: A word from the world’s most famous tiple-toting singer songwriter, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 13, Spring 2009, pages 14-15

Eddie Vedder (Pearl Jam): Wide Receiver: Pearl Jam’s Eddie Vedder takes the Ukulele to the mainstream, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 24, Winter 2011, pages 44-63

Edward Victor Dick: Renaissance Sound: The inimitable charm of the banjola, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 15, Fall 2009, pages 106-107

Elle Jayne Henderson: Sustainable Energy: Guitar and ukulele maker Elle Jayne Henderson carves her own niche, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 39, 2017, pages 54-63

El McMeen: Baloney Sandwich: Lunching with Stefan Grossman and El McMeen, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 10, Summer 2008, pages 6-7

Epiphone Recording Model Guitars: A to E: The fascinating, weird world of Epiphone Recording Model guitars, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 40, 2017, pages 38-45

Ergo Guitar: Ergo, Guitars: Charles Fox realizes two tops are better than one, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 5, Spring 2007, pages 6-7

Eric Bibb: Flyde Fanatic: Eric Bibb digs into his beloved Flyde instruments, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 7, Fall 2007, page 60

Erich Solomon: Blown Out of Proportion: Living (and building) by the golden mean, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 21, Spring 2011, pages 34-45

Ervin Somogyi: Chasing Perfect: Ervin Somogyi’s Old World apprenticeship program, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 36, 2016, pages 76-91

Fareed Haque: Focus: A glimpse into Fareed Haque’s world, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 20, Winter 2010, pages 6-14

Fletcher Brock: Anchor’s Way: How an esteemed shipwright helped launch Fletcher Brock’s Mandolin building career, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 16, Winter 2009, pages 6-11

Fletcher Brock and Lawrence Smart: Sun Valley Serenade: Fletcher Brock and Lawrence Smart on making mandolins in the Sawtooths, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 32, Winter 2013, pages 104-120

Flyde Guitars: Industrial Evolution: A remarkable crew of humans and machines help craft Roger Bucknall’s legendary Flyde Guitars, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 7, Fall 2007, pages 56-65

Frank Ford: A Vintage Instrument is Born, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 1, Winter 2005, pages 36-41

Frank Ford: My Phoenix Vacation, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 25, Spring 2012, pages 76-83

Frank Wakefield: The Bridge: The long, strange and occaisionally backwards journey of Frank Wakefield, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 35, 2015, pages 64-75

Fred Carlson: Free Hand: The otherworldly stringed instruments of California’s Fred Carlson, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 40, 2017, pages 66-81

Fred Carter Jr.: Hired Gun: Nashville A-teamer Fred Carter Jr., the quintessential first-call man, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 12, Winter 2008, pages 25-35

Fred Frith: New Horizons: Fred Frith’s improvised universe, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 27, Fall 2012, pages 82-93

Fred Oster: Arts and Crafts: The 19th century time machine known as Fred Oster’s Vintage Instruments, Fretboard Journal: Issue 31, Fall 2013, pages 66-81

Fred Tackett: Natural Resource: Arkansas’ Fred Tackett has long been one of pop music’s most valuable assets, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 14, Summer 2009, pages 90-101

Fred Walecki: Community Center: Fred Walecki’s fabled Westwood Music is part instrument shop, part social club, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 9, Spring 2008, pages 101-113

The Fretboard Summit: Scenes From the Summit: The Fretboard Journal hosts its first national guitar gathering, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 36, 2016, pages 100-122

Friends of Old Time Music: The Folk Arrival 1961-1965: Reviews: Friends of Old Time Music: The Folk Arrival 1961-1965, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 6, Summer 2007, pages 117-118

Galax: Crooked Roads: A newcomer’s guide to the Old Fiddlers Convention of Galax, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 26, Summer 2012, pages 10-20

Gallagher Guitars: Doctor’s Orders: A visit to Wartrace, Tennessee’s Gallagher Guitars, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 24, Winter 2011, pages 34-43

Galloup Guitars: Acoustic Tone Control: Galloup Guitars and their quest to quantify, control and manipulate the tone in tonewood, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 24, Winter 2011, pages 64-77

Gamble Rogers: Don’t Call Me Mister: Gamble Rogers lost interview with Merle Travis, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 34, 2015, pages 108-122

Gamble Rogers: The Oracle of Oklawaha: Gamble Rogers, Southern gentlemen, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 3, Fall 2006, pages 26-30

Gary Davis: Learning from the Reverend: Guitar lessons with Gary Davis, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 1, Winter 2005, pages 66-74

Gene Autry: Reviews: Blue Gene, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 7, Fall 2007, pages 111-112

Gene Parsons: Arts and Sciences: Talking music and machinery with Gene Parsons, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 18, Summer 2010, pages 46-57

Geoff Benge: Lord Lucite: Seeing through the creations of Chicago’s Geoff Benge, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 30, Summer 2013, pages 18-26

Geoff Cline: The Ax: Finding Treasure on the way to the grail, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 19, Fall 2010, pages 14-16

Geoff Muldaur: Daring the Fates: The Regeneration of Geoff Muldaur, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 13, Spring 2009, pages 22-33

George C. Lindsey: Third Generation: The mysterious guitars of George C. Lindsey, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 29, Spring 2013, pages 6-12

George Gruhn: Intelligent Design: Celebrated instrument dealer and historian George Gruhn also knows his way around the drawing board, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 8, Winter 2007, pages 72-85

George Tomsco (The Fireballs): Missing Link: The Fireballs’ George Tomsco surfed the early waves of rock ‘n’ roll, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 28, Winter 2012, pages 98-118

Gibson Electric Steel Guitars: Steel Guitar Rag: Gibson Electric Steel Guitars: 1935-1967, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 17, Spring 2010, pages 114-118

Gibson Ukuleles: Gibson’s Babies: The mysteries behind all those ukuleles from Kalamazoo, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 40, 2017, pages 82-95

Gillian Welch: Outside the Box: The rambling career of Gillian Welch, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 23, Fall 2011, pages 66-73

Gino Bordin: Tropical Strom, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 16, Winter 2009, pages 110-114

Glen Hansard: Once a Busker…: Some things never change for singer-songwriter Glen Hansard, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 17, Spring 2010, pages 22-33

Gordon Giltrap: Would you make me one?: For 35 years, Gordon Giltrap and Roger Bucknall have enjoyed a fruitful partnership, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 7, Fall 2007, page 63

Grand Ole Opry: Country Chaos: Backstage at the Grand Ole Opry, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 11, Fall 2008, pages 30-37

Grant Gordy: Research and Development: Guitarist Grant Gordy’s never ending discoveries, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 40, 2017, pages 6-16

Grant Green: An overview of Grant Green’s recording career, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 2, Summer 2006, pages 90-91

Grant Johnson: Music City Diary: Why I ditched my day job to become a Nashville musician, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 5, Spring 2007, pages 14-16

Greg German: Natural Selection: Greg German’s evolution into guitarmaking, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 31, Fall 2013, pages 82-95

Greg Leisz: Go Tell It On The Mountain: Greg Leisz and the architecture of song, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 33, 2014, pages 52-73

Gregory Spatz: Reviews: Pickers with Pens: Fiddler’s Dream, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 8, Winter 2007, page 120

GTR: Intelligent Design: Celebrated instrument dealer and historian George Gruhn also knows his way around the drawing board, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 8, Winter 2007, pages 72-85

The Guitarist’s Bucket List: The Fretboard Journal: Issue 22, Summer 2011, pages 6-8

Guitar Street: Instrument shopping in Vietnam provides closure for a war veteran, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 35, 2015, pages 76-89

The Guitar X-Ray Project: We’re Looking Through You: The guitar x-ray project, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 26, Summer 2012, pages 104-118

Guy Clark: Handmade Gifts: A conversation with legendary singer-songwriter-luthier, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 3, Fall 2006, pages 48-53

Guild Guitars: Back East: Guild’s return to New England marks a return to form, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 20, Winter 2010, pages 34-45

Gypsy Jazz Guitar: Gypsy Caravan, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 10, Summer 2008, pages 114-120

Hamilton de Holanda: Reviews, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 6, Summer 2007, pages 118-120

Hamilton de Holanda: Hearts and Minds: Making friends (and celebrating life) with Brazilian mandolin phenom Hamilton de Holanda, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 14, Summer 2009, pages 20-27

Happy Traum: The Long Journey: A lifetime of music lessons with Happy Traum, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 26, Summer 2012, pages 30-45

Harlan F. Seachris: Saving Harlan’s Bacon: A vintage five-string banjo purchased at the unlikeliest of locations, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 37, 2016, pages 6-14

Harp Guitar: The Power of the Symphony: For a devoted community of players and builders the harp guitar still rings true, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 17, Spring 2010, pages 98-111

Harry Tuft (Denver Folklore Center): A Hoot and a Holler: The enduring impact of Harry Tuft’s Denver Folklore Center, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 19, Fall 2010, pages 106-111

Harvey Thomas: Midway Attraction: A firsthand account of eccentric genius (and guitar builder) Harvey Thomas, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 7, Fall 2007, pages 85-93

Hawaiian Guitar: Mail Order Slide: Eddie Alkire and the Oahu Music Company, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 1, Winter 2005, pages 75-82

Hawaiian Ukulele: The Hawaiian Ukulele & Guitar Markers 1884 to 1930, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 4, Winter 2006, pages 120-123

Heinz Rebellius: Panning for Gold: Finding inspiration in a stack of old letters, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 15, Fall 2009, pages 16-20

Hoffman Guitars: Stars of the North: A celebration of Minnesota’s guitar-building community, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 4, Winter 2006, pages 83-99

Hohner: The Honorary Fretted Instrument: Hohner: The Living Legend, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 9, Spring 2008, page 114

Honolulu Advertising Club: Made in Hawaii: A brief history of Tabu, the Honolulu Advertising Club Trademark, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 1, Summer 2006, pages 81-85

The Hot Club of San Francisco: Reviews: Tango with Django: Yerba Buena Bounce, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 8, Winter 2007, pages 118-120

Howard Rains: The Forager: Howard Rains chronicles rare songs… and musicians, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 40, 2017, pages 28-37

Howe-Orme: The Howe-Orme Mystery: The lost history of a maverick instrument design, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 3, Fall 2006, pages 76-85

Huey Long: The Longest Road: Advice from (and pork chops with) 104-year-old former Ink Spot Huey Long, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 11, Fall 2008, pages 16-18

Ian Moore and Billy Gibbons: Something in the Water: Billy Gibbons and Ian Moore discuss the roots of Texas guitar, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 26, Summer 2012, pages 68-85

Ian Schneller: Perfect Specimen: Ian Schneller and the Chicago School of Guitar Making, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 3, Fall 2006, pages 56-67

Icilio Consalvi: Boston’s Pearly King: Icilio Consalvi, Fretboard Artisan of the Gilded Age, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 24, Winter 2011, pages 12-19

Jack Johnson: Keeping the Feather Afloat: Backstage with singer-songwriter Jack Johnson, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 33, 2014, pages 92-105

Jack Sanders: If It Ain’t Baroque…: Jack Sanders captures the Strad magic, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 17, Spring 2010, pages 112-114

Jackshit: Straight Outta Cochtotan: Getting to know the all-star band known as Jackshit, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 37, 2016, pages 22-34

Jackson Browne: Load Out: On the road with Jackson Browne and dozens of vintage Gibsons, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 22, Summer 2011, pages 84-95

Jackson Browne: Stay: Jackson Browne on songwriting, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 22, Summer 2011, pages 96-107

James Blackshaw: Cathersis: Inside the mind of a prodigious 12-string guitarist, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 18, Summer 2010, pages 18-20

James Einolf: Last Fair Deal: Luthier James Einolf brings Robert Johnson’s legendary guitar back to life, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 23, Fall 2011, pages 12-21

James Goodall: Counterpoint: The many facets of guitar builder James Goodall, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 16, Winter 2009, pages 32-43

James Jones: Celtic Pride: Finding true love on the Internet, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 17, Spring 2010, pages 14-16

James Williamson: Coffins in the Corner: The guitars of pink pioneer James Williamson spring back to life, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 12, Winter 2008, pages 100-109

Jason Lollar: The Pickup Artist: The long and winding road of Jason Lollar, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 1, Winter 2005, pages 19-23

Jean Larrivée: Chief, Cook, Bottle Washer: From the jungles of India to the factor floor, Jean Larrivée favors the hands on approach, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 10, Summer 2008, pages 37-55

Jeff Austin: Heartattack: The three-part story of an Eldora, Colorado-built Nugget mandolin, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 18, Summer 2010, pages 6-8

Jeff Huss and Mark Dalton: Shenandoah Valley Boys: From the cradle of Appalachia, Jeff Huss and Mark Dalton update guitar-making traditions, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 18, Summer 2010, pages 73-87

Jeff Traugott: Artist’s Statement: Luthier Jeff Traugott describes his new Model RGE, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 26, Summer 2012, pages 86-93

Jeff Traugott and Charlie Hunter: Engine Check: Guitarist Charlie Hunter and luthier Jeff Traugott go under the hood of their ongoing guitar collaborations, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 22, Summer 2011, pages 48-57

Jerry Douglas: The Death of a Clown: In Jerry Douglas’ hands, the Dobro is no laughing matter, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 10, Summer 2008, pages 15-24

Jerry Reed: Tribute: Jerry Reed, 1937-2008, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 12, Winter 2008, page 110

Jim Cohen: Reviews: At the Electric Table, Home, James: Steelin’ My Way Back to the ‘60s, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 8, Winter 2007, page 118

Jim Hall: Extended Lesson: An old student still finds much to learn from jazz-guitar legend Jim Hall, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 12, Winter 2008, pages 59-73

Jim Harvey: Tough Old Men and Bird’s-Eye Maple: The untold tale of Jim Harvey, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 19, Fall 2010, pages 80-93

Jim Merrill: Meant to Be: Jim Merrill and a box of wood, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 27, Fall 2012, pages 38-59

Jimmi and Kathy Wingert: Mother of Pearl: Kathy and Jimmi Wingert make guitars a family business, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 22, Summer 2011, pages 22-29

Jimmy Edmonds: Word of Mouth: The growing reputation of Galax luthier Jimmy Edmonds, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 28, Winter 2012, pages 64-71

Jimmy Ponder: What These Hands Have Seen: Guitarist Jimmy Ponder’s grip on classic jazz, The Fretboard JournalIssue 28, Winter 2012, pages 71-83

J. J. Cale: Basic Instinct: J. J. Cale remains – in many ways – a master of understatement, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 16, Winter 2009, pages 68-79

Joan Shelley: Softer Still: The wayfaring folk of Louisville’s Joan Shelley, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 39, 2017, pages 8-18

Joe Bussard: Joe Bussard Is Feeling Adamant Today: Inside the mind of an unyielding record collector, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 8, Winter 2007, pages 100-107

Joe Goldmark: Reviews: At the Electric Table: Seducing the ‘60s, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 8, Winter 2007, page 118

Joe Henry: Meant to be heard: The growing vintage guitar collection of singer-songwriter Joe Henry, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 26, Summer 2012, pages 22-29

Joel Eckhaus: At the Crossroads: A decaying Martin gets a second life, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 25, Spring 2012, pages 12-19

Joel Walker Sweeney: Out of his Gourd: The Birth of the Banjo: Joel Walker Sweeney and Early Minstrelsy, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 11, Fall 2008, pages 114-118

Joe Veillette: Alchemy: Joe Veillette unleashes the magical energy of wood, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 20, Winter 2010, pages 76-87

John Bilezikjian: Johnny B. Oud: The mastery of John Bilezikjian, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 19, Fall 2010, pages 18-27

John Engel: Reviews: Uncommon Sound: The Left-Handed Guitar Players That Changed Music: John Engel, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 7, Fall 2007, pages 112-116

John Fahey: The Cross: A young guitarist’s correspondence with John Fahey, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 29, Spring 2013, pages 96-118

John Fahey: Reviews, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 4, Winter 2006, pages 116-118

John Hammond: Lone Wolf: John Hammond’s life with the blues, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 24, Winter 2011, pages 78-85

John Hartford: A Good Act: John Hartford, Hippie Eclectic Southern Riverboat Intellectual, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 4, Winter 2006, pages 100-115

John Henry Parker: A Tale of Two Luthiers: Chasing the ghost of John Henry Parker, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 30, Summer 2013, pages 106-118

John Jorgenson: Gypsy Come Home: Versatile virtuoso John Jorgenson returns to the music of Django Reinhardt, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 9, Spring 2008, pages 33-41

John Lee Hooker: Chasing the Echoes: In search of John Lee Hooker’s Detroit, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 16, Winter 2009, pages 94-101

John Lunderberg: Tribute: John Lunderberg 1935-2011, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 23, Fall 2011, pages 115-118

John Monteleon: Elliptical Journey: John Monteleon’s Art Deco-inspired instruments feed the eyes, tickle the ears and stimulate the imagination, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 12, Winter 2008, pages 76-89

Johnny Paycheck: Guitarcheology 101: Johnny Paycheck’s bunker guitar and the near-death experience, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 31, Fall 2013, pages 28-33

John Pizzarelli: Dynasty: Jazz great John Pizzarelli upholds the family tradition, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 22, Summer 2011, pages 30-47

John Reischman: The Best: John Reischman reflects on three decades of mandolin monogamy, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 28, Winter 2012, pages 36-45

John Roderick: Movin’ on Up: An indie-rocker’s journey to the “dark side”, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 16, Winter 2009, pages 12-14

John Scofield: The Chameleon: From blues to bop, funk to fusion, the distinctive sound of John Scofield always fits in, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 8, Winter 2007, pages 54-69

John Tefteller: World’s Rarest Records!: John Tefteller’s search for the Blues, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 1, Winter 2005, pages 95-96

Jolie Holland: Highway Kind: The Texas roots of singer-songwriter Jolie Holland, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 32, Winter 2013, pages 96-103

Jordi Savall: Back from the Grave: Jordi Savall keeps alive the viola da gamba tradition, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 5, Spring 2007, pages 105-113

Jorma Kaukonen: Greetings from camp Kaukonen: A weekend at Jorma’s Fur Peace Ranch, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 14, Summer 2009, pages 44-57

Joseph Arthur: Boroughing In: The New York Canvas of Singer-Songwriter Joseph Arthur, Fretboard Journal: Issue 31, Fall 2013, pages 16-26

Joseph Yanuziello: An Island: The everyday challenges of luthier Joseph Yanuziello, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 37, 2016, pages 74-91

Jowi Taylor: Maple Leaf Rag: The story of Canada’s Six String Nation Guitar, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 5, Spring 2007, pages 8-11

Julian Bream: A Musical Fantasy: Through the woods with Julian Bream –– and Francesco Canova da Milano, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 7, Fall 2007, pages 9-11

Julian Lage and Chris Eldridge: 1+1=1: Julian Lage and Chris Eldridge perfect the art of the duo, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 39, 2017, pages 80-87

Julian Lage: The Call: Julian Lage lands one of the most coveted jobs in jazz, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 17, Spring 2010, pages 86-97

Kamaka Ukuleles: Pride and Pineapples: A robust family tradition is still the driving force behind Kamaka ukuleles, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 10, Summer 2008, pages 103-111

Kari Nieminen: Helsinki Soul: Luthier Kari Nieminen Melds Guitars with Finnish Design, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 29, Spring 2013, pages 48-63

Kathy and Jimmi Wingert: Mother of Pearl: Kathy and Jimmi Wingert make guitars a family business, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 22, Summer 2011, pages 22-29

Keith Cary: Odd Jobs: The fantastical world of Keith Cary, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 37, 2016, pages 100-111

Keller Guitars: Stars of the North: A celebration of Minnesota’s guitar-building community, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 4, Winter 2006, pages 83-99

Kenneth “Jethro” Burns: Funny But True: The legacy of Kenneth “Jethro” Burns, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 18, Summer 2010, pages 87-101

Ken Parker: Wouldn’t It Be Better If…: A splendid day with Ken Parker (part one), The Fretboard Journal: Issue 38, 2017, pages 100-120

Ken Parker: Wouldn’t It Be Better If…: A splendid day with Ken Parker (par two), The Fretboard Journal: Issue 39, 2017, pages 98-118

Kenyan Lutherie: The Jua Kali Spirit: Thanks to the resourcefulness of Kenya’s guitarists –– and guitar makers –– benga music still thrives, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 9, Spring 2008, pages 6-10

Kevin Enoch: Building a New Old Banjo: How Kevin Enoch created a new banjo design based on a collection of antique instruments, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 25, Spring 2012, pages 96-111

Kiawe wood: In the Weeds: Making instruments with Hawai’i’s kiawe wood, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 37, 2016, pages 62-73

Kim Thayil (Soundgarden): A Little Bit More Noise: The many influences of Soundgarden’s Kim Thayil, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 27, Fall 2012, pages 26-37

Kim Walker: Archtop Aesthetics: The birth of the Kim Walker Solo Novo guitar, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 9, Spring 2008, pages 43-53

Kim Walker: Scrap Leap: The Kim walker One Third Century of Progress Guitar, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 21, Spring 2011, pages 6-10

King Sunny Adé: Dance the Music: A look back with juju giant King Sunny Adé, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 18, Summer 2010, pages 22-33

Kinji Katoh: All the Buzz in Japan: The shamisen makes a comeback, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 13, Spring 2009, pages 16-20

Larry Breedlove: Making a Statement: The birth of R. Taylor Guitars, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 3, Fall 2006, pages 20-25

Larry Cragg: Rent to Own: Guitar tech Larry Cragg has gear (and advice) at the ready, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 23, Fall 2011, pages 52-65

Larry Pogreba: Easy Being Green: The recycling artistry of motocross-racing, wood-logging, knife building, fly-fishing luthier Larry Pogreba, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 22, Summer 2011, pages 68-83

Larry Robinson: Shell Games: Larry Robinson and the Millionth Martin, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 1, Winter 2005, pages 11-14

Larry Robinson: Canon Fodder: The magical, one-of-a-kind Lindisfarne guitar, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 18, Summer 2010, pages 10-16

The Larson Brothers: By Any Other Name: The legend of the Larson brothers, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 15, Fall 2009, pages 92-105

Lawrence Berndt (Berndt Woods): Rethinking the Fret: One man’s quest to reboot old-style bar frets–with a new twist, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 30, Summer 2013, pages 14-16

Leadbelly: Bourgeois Blues: Re-creating Leadbelly’s 12-string Stella, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 9, Spring 2008, pages 16-20

Leo Kottke: Up and Running: Tapping in to acoustic guitar legend Leo Kottke, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 38, 2017, pages 64-87

Les Paul: Experiments in Sound: Les Paul Reflects on a Lifetime of Musical Exploits, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 10, Summer 2008, pages 90-101

Linda Manzer and Bruce Cockburn: The Hands That Build, the Hands That Play: Luthier Linda Manzer and guitarist Bruce Cockburn talk shop, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 23, Fall 2011, pages 40-51

Linda Manzer: From the Ground Up: A fellow luthier pays tribute to the trailblazing work of Linda Manzer, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 36, 2016, pages 92-99

Linthead Stomp: Social Fabric: Linthead Stomp: The Creation of Country Music in the Piedmont South, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 18, Summer 2010, pages 116-118

Lionel Loueke: Reviews, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 3, Fall 2006, pages 89-90

Lloyd Baggs: Thirty-Two Flavors: The innovative guitars of Lloyd Baggs, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 24, Winter 2011, pages 85-97

Lloyd Loar: Mandolin Heaven: A report from Loar Fest West 2006, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 3, Fall 2006, pages 8-9

Loar Mandolin: 70281: The return of the first Loar Mandolin, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 38, 2017, pages 18-31

Loudon Wainwright III: Easier Than a Kid: Loudon Wainwright’s memory lane, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 27, Fall 2012, pages 60-67

Luther Dickinson: Secret Code: Luther Dickson unravels the mysteries of the Hill Country sound, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 19, Fall 2010, pages 42-59

Lyle Ritz: Reviews: No Frills, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 7, Fall 2007, pages 116-118

Lynn Dudenbostel: Double Exposure: A background in visual arts helps guide the work of luthier Lynn Dudenbostel, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 14, Summer 2009, pages 58-71

Lyon & Healy and Washburn: Voices in the Choir: The little-known legacies of Lyon & Healy and Washburn, Fretboard Journal: Issue 31, Fall 2013, pages 96-118

Mac Yasuda: The big Plink: Mac Yasuda brings home a priceless banjo collection – at a price, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 16, Winter 2009, pages 56-67

Mandolin Abstractions: Brooklyn and Beyond: Andy Statman’s musical and spiritual journey, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 2, Summer 2006, pages 14-21

Mandolin Symposium: Let’s Just Do Mandolin!: A report from the Mandolin Symposium, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 8, Winter 2007, pages 8-10

Manuel Delgado: From East L.A. to East Nashville: Third-generation Mexican-American luthier Manuel Delgado starts fresh in Music City, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 8, Winter 2007, pages 40-51

Marc Maingard: Out of Africa: The artistic journey of Cape Town’s Marc Maingard, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 28, Winter 2012, pages 22-35

Marc Ribot: The Art of the Translator: Marc Ribot’s interpretative powers, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 14, Summer 2009, pages 32-43

Marc Silber: Guitar Vagabond: Marc Silber’s 50-year journey with American vintage instuments, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 33, 2014, pages 106-122

Marcus Eaton: Flying High: How Marcus Eaton became one of David Crosby’s favorite guitarists, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 25, Spring 2012, pages 24-29

Margaret Glaspy: A Ways From Weiser: The captivating sounds of New York singer-songwriter Margaret Glaspy, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 37, 2016, pages 16-21

Mark Baier: Boss Tweed: Mark Baier’s Victoria Amp Co. brings vintage tones to the modern world, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 9, Spring 2008, pages 22-30

Mark Dalton and Jeff Huss: Shenandoah Valley Boys: From the cradle of Appalachia, Jeff Huss and Mark Dalton update guitar-making traditions, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 18, Summer 2010, pages 73-87

Martin Simpson: A Virtuoso’s Virtuoso: Martin Simpson’s Guitar, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 5, Spring 2007, pages 76-77

Marty Lanham: Company Man: How Marty Lanham became Nashville’s go-to luthier, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 35, 2015, pages 48-63

Marty Stuart: The Curator: Traditional country music is in good hands with Marty Stuart, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 21, Spring 2011, pages 46-65

Matthew D. Taylor: Hollow Victory: The elusive Les Paul dreams of a 12-year-old boy, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 17, Spring 2010, pages 18-20

Merle Travis: Don’t Call Me Mister: Gamble Rogers lost interview with Merle Travis, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 34, 2015, pages 108-122

Michael Chapman: Always the Visitor: Michael Chapman’s view from the North, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 16, Winter 2009, pages 20-31

Michael Gurian: The Pioneer: Michael Gurian’s life of lutherie on the third planet from the sun, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 4, Spring 2007, pages 41-51

Michael Millard (Froggy Bottom Guitars): Life in the Woods: Michael Millard and the natural world of Froggy Bottom Guitars, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 19, Fall 2010, pages 28-41

Michael Stevens: Ranch Hand: Michael Stevens’ pursuit of guitar perfection, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 27, Fall 2012, pages 94-107

Mickey Baker: Strange Liaison: A rendezvous with guitar legend Mickey Baker, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 11, Fall 2008, pages 12-14

Mike Bloomfield: I’m With You Always: The enduring legacy of Mike Bloomfield, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 37, 2016, pages 112-122

Mike Compton: Overall Brilliance: Mandolinist Mike Compton merges ancient tones with modern grit, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 39, 2017, pages 64-79

Mike Kemnitzer: Golden Nugget: A visit with acclaimed mandolin luthier Mike Kemnitzer, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 38, 2017, pages 48-63

Mike Marshall & Chris Thile: Reviews, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 3, Fall 2006, pages 90-91

Mike Mickelson: Camp Value: Teaching and touring with Bearfoot, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 17, Spring 2010, pages 10-12

The Milk Carton Kids: Close Harmony: The Milk Carton Kids reinvent the folk duo, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 30, Summer 2013, pages 82-91

Muriel Anderson: Classically Trained: Muriel Anderson walks the fine line between bluegrass, fingerstyle and flamenco music, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 22, Summer 2011, pages 58-67

The Music Emporium: It Takes a Village: A visit to the Music Emporium, the East Coast’s acoustic Shangri-la, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 38, 2017, pages 88-99

Nancy Blake: Close to Home: Norman and Nancy Blake still find musical inspiration in their rural Georgia setting, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 8, Winter 2007, pages 88-99

The National: Square to be Hip: The National’s Dessner Brothers put substance before style, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 21, Spring 2011, pages 22-29

Nato Lima: The Sound of Magic: The incredibly odyssey of Brazilian guitarist Nato Lima, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 7, Fall 2007, pages 27-33

Ned Steinberger: Maine Stream: From a coastal New England outpost flows the genius of Ned Steinberger, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 13, Spring 2009, pages 34-45

Neko Case: Tenor Guitar Tales: A conversation with Neko Case on the magic (and perils) of her four-stringed friends, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 2, Summer 2006, pages 32-40

Nels Cline: Mood Swings: Nels Cline’s most audacious project is also his most beautiful, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 37, 2016, pages 36-61

The Neptunes: All Beach, No Ocean: The Neptunes and the Fresno surf sound, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 4, Spring 2007, pages 10-12

Nic Jones: Reviews: Nic Jones, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 1, Winter 2005, pages 86-87

Nic Jones: Deep, Dark, Underground: British folksinger Nic Jones bids farewell to the gold, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 21, Spring 2011, pages 78-83

Nick Forster: Fitting In: Nick Forster decides to put on a show, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 34, 2015, pages 38-57

Nikos Apollonio: Away From the Roll of the Sea: Luthier Nikos Apollonio unlocks the celtic sound, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 36, 2016, pages 48-59

Noam Pikelny: Noam Pikelny on going solo, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 39, 2017, pages 4-6

Norman Blake: Close to Home: Norman and Nancy Blake still find musical inspiration in their rural Georgia setting, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 8, Winter 2007, pages 88-99

Northfield Mandolins: East of Kalamazoo: The trans-global lutherie of Northfield Mandolins, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 35, 2015, pages 6-13

Oahu Music Company: Mail Order Slide: Eddie Alkire and the Oahu Music Company, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 1, Winter 2005, pages 75-82

Ome Banjos: Universal Sound: Chuck Ogsbury and Ome Banjos, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 2, Summer 2006, pages 43-55

The Old Town School: Fifty Years and Counting: Pickin’ and Hopin’ at Chicago’s Old Town School of Folk Music, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 6, Summer 2007, pages 68-83

Olson Guitars: Stars of the North: A celebration of Minnesota’s guitar-building community, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 4, Winter 2006, pages 83-99

Otis Taylor: Trance Encounter: A visit with hypnotic bluesman Otis Taylor, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 16, Winter 2009, pages 44-55

Paracho, Mexico Guitar Builders: Guitar Town: A visit with los guitarreros de Paracho, Mexico, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 9, Spring 2008, pages 70-85

Paramount Records: Paramount’s Rise and Fall: A History of the Wisconsin Chair Factory and its Recording Activities, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 4, Winter 2006, pages 118-120

Paul Bigsby: Beyond the Whammy Bar: The story of Paul Bigsby: the father of the modern electric solidbody guitar, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 14, Summer 2009, pages 112-116

Paul Burch: Blue Ode: Paul Burch channels his inner Jimmie Rogers, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 36, 2016, pages 14-19

Paul Buskirk: On the Wagon: Following Paul Buskirk’s long, dusty trail, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 14, Summer 2009, pages 102-111

Paul Languedoc and Creston Lea: Together Alone: Paul Languedoc and Creston Lea bond over the business of building solo, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 21, Spring 2011, pages 66-77

Paul Mehling: Rêveries Parisiennes, Paul Mehling’s lifelong pursuit of jazz manouche, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 20, Winter 2010, pages 90-99

Paul Reed Smith: A Lot of Care, A Lot of Love: Paul Reed Smith shows how to build inspirational guitars, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 4, Winter 2006, pages 60-81

People Take Warning! Murder Ballads & Songs of Disaster 1913-1938: Reviews: Floods, Wreck and Fires, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 9, Spring 2008, pages 115-118

Perry Bechtel: The 14-Fret Bet: The true story of Perry Bechtel and the Orchestra Model guitar, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 6, Summer 2007, pages 102-112

Pete Huttlinger: Survivor: Guitarist Pete Huttlinger’s journey to Mcguire’s Landing, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 31, Fall 2013, pages 34-43

Pete Ross: Ghost of Mississippi: Gourd banjo maker Peter Ross gives voice to the anonymous past, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 6, Summer 2007, pages 18-25

Pete Seeger: To Great Lengths: The far reach of Pete Seeger and his longneck five-string banjo, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 15, Fall 2009, pages 30-45

Pete Wernick: Dr. Banjo: Bluegrass innovator, educator and entertainer Pete Wernick, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 29, Spring 2013, pages 28-47

Pre-war Guitars: Scratch and Dent: Making new old guitars with Pre-war Guitars, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 40, 2017, pages 18-27

Radim Zenkl: Tramp Tuners: From Moravia to America (and back) with Radim Zenkl, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 4, Winter 2006, pages 32-43

Ralph Towner: Focused: An appreciation of the genre-bending guitar work of Ralph Towner, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 39, 2017, pages 34-53

Ray Davies: From the Outside In: How Ray Davies’ early fretboard frustration spawned one of rock’s great songwriting careers, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 13, Spring 2009, pages 60-73

Ray Jackson: Every Session Tells a Story: An account of rock’s most famous mandolin lick, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 14, Summer 2009, pages 116-120

Ray Lindsey: Mac Attack, Part One: How I became Lindsey Buckingham’s guitar tech, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 3, Fall 2006, pages 10-12

R.C. Allen: Tribute: Southern California’s famed collector, player and builder passes away at the age of 79, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 33, 2014, pages 18-24

Redd Volkaert: Telepathic: Redd Volkaert’s twang-filled roadtrip, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 24, Winter 2011, pages 20-33

Redline Instruments: Jigs and Reels: Steve Smith’s surprisingly affordable RedLine instruments, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 27, Fall 2012, pages 18-25

Retrofret: Fairyland: Visit Retrofret, a vintage hound’s haven in the heart of industrial Brooklyn, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 18, Summer 2010, pages 102-111

Reverend Gary Davis: Let Us Get Together: An oral history from the Reverend Gary Davis’ “sons”, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 33, 2014, pages 26-35

Richard Hoover: The Secret Life of Otis B. Rodeo: Richard Hoover and the Santa Cruz Guitar Company, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 1, Winter 2005, pages 52-65

Richard Smith: Country Gentleman: England’s Richard Smith finds happiness in Nashville, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 28, Winter 2012, pages 12-20

Richard Thompson: Musings of a Master: the venerable Richard Thompson shares his thoughts about songs, guitars, and war, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 9, Spring 2008, pages 56-67

Richard Thompson: Still and All: Richard Thompson looks forward and back, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 35, 2015, pages 18-30

Rick Bishop: Strum und Drang: Experimental guitar wizard Rick Bishop, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 2, Summer 2006, pages 23-31

Rick Kelly: Hot and Cold Cycles: A piece of old New York lives on in each Rick Kelly creation, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 15, Fall 2009, pages 82-91

Rick Shubb: Riding the Merry Go Round: The psychedelic scene of capo king Rick Shubb, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 5, Spring 2007, pages 80-85

Rick Turner: Birth of the 12: Gary Somberg’s previously unpublished photographs from Alembic’s earliest days, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 25, Spring 2012, pages 30-41

Rick Turner: Frequent Flyer Miles: A lutherie school in a suitcase, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 14, Summer 2009, pages 18-19

Rick Turner: Moving the Needle: Veteran luthier Rick Turner emerges with his latest creation, the Compass Rose acoustic guitar, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 10, Summer 2008, pages 74-87

Ricky Skaggs: Pure: Ricky Skaggs comes home, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 17, Spring 2010, pages 54-73

Robby Basho: Voice of the Eagle: Robbie Basho’s journey around the world, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 24, Winter 2011, pages 97-109

Robert Taylor: Reviews: Pickers with Pens: Blind Singer Joe’s Blues, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 8, Winter 2007, page 120

Rob Mock: Dog and Pony Show: Rob Mock’s Trixie’s combo, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 21, Spring 2011, pages 16-21

Roger Bucknall: Industrial Evolution: A remarkable crew of humans and machines help craft Roger Bucknall’s legendary Flyde Guitars, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 7, Fall 2007, pages 56-65

Roger McGuinn: Back to Earth: Despite a detour into rock stardom, Roger McGuinn still relishes folk music’s solid ground, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 8, Winter 2007, pages 27-35

Roland and Clarence White: Give and Take: Together and apart, Roland and his brother Clarence have made a lasting impact on bluegrass and country music, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 13, Spring 2009, pages 96-111

Ron Saul: The Little Plucker: Ron Saul’s ukulele exercise machine, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 2, Summer 2006, pages 10-11

Rosta Capek: Tramp Tuners: From Moravia to America (and back) with Radim Zenkl, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 4, Winter 2006, pages 32-43

Roy Clark: The Front Porch: Unearthing Roy Clark’s deep musical roots, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 19, Fall 2010, pages 94-105

Roy McAlister: Tried and True: If guitarmaker Roy McAlister’s workbench could talk, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 25, Spring 2012, pages 20-22

Rudy Cipolla: St. Francis with a Mandolin: Reflections of Rudy Cipolla, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 7, Fall 2007, pages 94-99

Ryan Guitars: Stars of the North: A celebration of Minnesota’s guitar-building community, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 4, Winter 2006, pages 83-99

Ry Cooder: Looking Beyond: Ry Cooder’s Globetrotting Ways, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 32, Winter 2013, pages 50-77

Sam Bush and Tim O’Brien: Social Call: Popping in on Sam Bush and Tim O’Brien, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 19, Fall 2010, pages 60-79

Sam Radding: Dream Weavers: The inauspicious debut of Taylor Guitars, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 10, Summer 2008, pages 10-12

Santa Cruz Guitar Company: The Secret Life of Otis B. Rodeo: Richard Hoover and the Santa Cruz Guitar Company, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 1, Winter 2005, pages 52-65

Scott Law: Heirloom: A guitar imagined, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 21, Spring 2011, pages 30-33

Scott Walker: The Art of Sustain: Scott Walker carves his own niche, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 27, Fall 2012, pages 68-81

Seaman Dan: Reviews: Island Way, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 7, Fall 2007, pages 116-118

Semie Moseley: Mosrite Forever: Bagging one of Semie Moseley’s last guitars, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 14, Summer 2009, pages 28-31

Sergei de Jonge: Dreaming the Build: My time on the farm with Sergei de Jonge, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 6, Summer 2007, pages 44-53

Sinier De Ridder: Repairing the Rare: The husband and wife team of Sinier De Ridder restore fretted antiques, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 35, 2015, pages 108-122

Skip Heller: Organ Transplant: Skip Heller’s evolution into the world of jazz, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 1, Winter 2005, pages 6-9

Skip Simmons: Tube Driven: Skip Simmons’ world of vintage glass and steel, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 33, 2014, pages 36-51

Solo Novo guitar: Archtop Aesthetics: The birth of the Kim Walker Solo Novo guitar, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 9, Spring 2008, pages 43-53

Stefan Grossman: Baloney Sandwich: Lunching with Stefan Grossman and El McMeen, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 10, Summer 2008, pages 6-7

Stefan Sobell: The Master’s Voice: What makes Stefan Sobell’s instruments sing, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 5, Spring 2007, pages 63-75

Stephen Bruton: Rubik’s Cube: The many permutations of picker Stephen Bruton, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 12, Winter 2008, 91-97

Stereoviews: Double Vision: Banjos, guitars and mandolins in late-19th century stereoviews, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 8, Winter 2007, pages 109-114

Steve Andersen: Log Jam: A guitarmaker finds his raw materials at the source, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 36, 2016, pages 20-32

Steve Carr: Vacuum Packed: Tube-amp titan Steve Carr brings power to the people, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 7, Fall 2007, pages 17-25

Steve Cropper: Mystery and Manners: Steve Cropper and the sound of stax, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 4, Winter 2006, pages 44-59

Steve Gunn: Letting It Go: Singer-songwriter and guitarist Steve Gunn finds his path, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 40, 2017, pages 96-101

Steve Krieger: 000-401K: Finding value in a Martin-restoration project, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 15, Fall 2009, pages 22-29

Steve Malkmus: Steve Malkmus: The life of trigger cuts, cracks and neck resets, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 2, Summer 2006, pages 6-7

Steve Martin: Slight of Hand: Steve Martin reflects on 50 yeas as a banjoist. The Fretboard Journal: Issue 30, Summer 2013, pages 42-61

Steve Smith: Jigs and Reels: The man behind the surprisingly affordable RedLine instruments, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 27, Fall 2012, pages 18-25

Steve Spodaryk: Parlor Games: Steve Spodaryk and the allure of the small-bodied guitar, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 17, Spring 2010, pages 34-39

Sugar Hill Records: Deviant Behavior: Sugar Hill Records: A Retrospective, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 5, Spring 2007, pages 114-116

Sullivan Banjo: Rim Shot: Old floors make new tones at Sullivan Banjo, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 7, Fall 2007, pages 7-8

Susan Tedeschi: Old Time Religion: Susan Tedeschi’s appreciation of the blues, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 25, Spring 2012, pages 84-95

Sylvain Luc: Reviews, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 3, Fall 2006, pages 89-90

Sylvan Wells: Egg Man in Beantown: Sylvan Wells and the revival of Bay State guitars, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 19, Fall 2010, pages 112-116

Taj Mahal: From Roots to Fruits: Taj Mahal and the world’s ultimate language, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 4, Spring 2007, pages 54-61

Taylor Guitars: Dream Weavers: The inauspicious debut of Taylor Guitars, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 10, Summer 2008, pages 10-12

Ted McCarty: Tuesdays with Ted: Paul Reed Smith meets an electric-guitar pioneer, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 10, Summer 2008, pages 8-9

Telluride Bluegrass Festival: Feeling of Freedom: The legendary telluride bluegrass festival turns 35, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 12, Winter 2008, pages 38-55

Tércio Ribeiro: Greetings from Rio: Meet master Brazilian builder Tércio Ribeiro, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 16, Winter 2009, page 118

Tiki: Island Memories: Whatever happened to tiki-bar guitar?, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 7, Fall 2007, pages 12-14

Tiki King: Idol Chatter: It’s good to be a king, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 16, Winter 2009, pages 16-18

Tim Luranc: Making a Statement: The birth of R. Taylor Guitars, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 3, Fall 2006, pages 20-26

Sam Bush and Tim O’Brien: Social Call: Popping in on Sam Bush and Tim O’Brien, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 19, Fall 2010, pages 60-79

TJ Thompson: The Guitar Whisperer: If TJ Thompson can’t fix it, no one can, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 26, Summer 2012, pages 46-67

TK Smith: Desert Oasis: The midcentury modern guitars of TK Smith, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 32, Winter 2013, pages 32-49

The Tone Poets: The Poet Laureate: David Grisman composes a new verse for two classics, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 1, Winter 2005, pages 30-35

Tom Anderson: Rodder: Tom Anderson’s hobby gone wild, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 17, Spring 2010, pages 74-85

Tom Brosseau: Birth of a Salesman: North Dakota’s Tom Brosseau, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 3, Fall 2006, pages 6-7

Tom Crandall and Walter Carter: Breaking Out: Tom Crandall and Walter Carter pitch their vintage tents, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 32, Winter 2013, pages 16-31

Tom Doyle: Guitar Tech: How Tom Doyle became Les Paul’s right-hand man, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 29, Spring 2013, pages 82-94

Tommy Ramone: Tommy Is an Old-Timer: A Ramone goes bluegrass with Uncle Monk, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 6, Summer 2007, pages 12-13

Tony Rice: 58957: Tony Rice and his Holy Grail Martin D-28, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 5, Spring 2007, pages 88-100

Tony Trischka: The Great Antidepressant: Tony Trischka and his free-spirited five-string, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 11, Fall 2008, pages 39-47

Trevor Healy: Wish Upon a Star: Trevor Healy re-creates a 100-year-old Bay State guitar, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 36, 2016, pages 6-10

Tut Taylor: In the Middle of Things: Tut Taylor, heart of the Dobro community, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 21, Spring 2011, pages 94-108

Victoria Amp Co.: Boss Tweed: Mark Baier’s Victoria Amp Co. brings vintage tones to the modern world, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 9, Spring 2008, pages 22-30

Vince Gill: Banner Day: Vince Gill returns a cherished Gibson to its former owner, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 34, 2015, pages 14-22

Vince Gill: The Musician He’s Always Been: Country superstardom hasn’t dulled Vince Gill’s guitar-picking chops, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 9, Spring 2008, pages 87-99

Vintage Guitars: Collector’s Edition: With Strings Attached: The Art and Beauty of Vintage Guitars, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 12, Winter 2008, pages 112-114

Vintage String Packets: It’s a String Thing: Vintage String Packets from the early 20th century, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 2, Summer 2006, pages 56-67

Wade Mainer: The Grandfather of Bluegrass: Wade Mainer’s first 99 years, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 3, Fall 2006, pages 68-75

Wall to Wall Guitar Festival: Wallflowers: Soaking in the Wall to Wall Guitar Festival, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 15, Fall 2009, pages 108-116

Walter Carter and Tom Crandall: Breaking Out: Tom Crandall and Walter Carter pitch their vintage tents, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 32, Winter 2013, pages 16-31

Warren Haynes: Original Recipe: Warren Haynes is making it up as he goes along, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 14, Summer 2009, pages 72-89

Washburn and Lyon & Healy: Voices in the Choir: The little-known legacies of Lyon & Healy and Washburn, Fretboard Journal: Issue 31, Fall 2013, pages 96-118

Wayne Gailey: Boondocked: The lonesome fate of Wayne Gailey’s Fender 2000, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 39, 2017, pages 88-97

Wayne Henderson: Clapton’s Guitar: Watching Wayne Henderson Build the Perfect Instrument, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 5, Spring 2007, pages 116-120

Wayne Henderson: Whittling Away: These days, luthier Wayne Henderson moves a bit more quickly through his exclusive to-build list, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 12, Winter 2008, pages 17-23

Weber Instruments: The Next Chapter: Weber Instruments finds a new homestead, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 33, 2014, pages 74-91

Wilco: The Loft: Inside Wilco’s secret hideout, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 15, Fall 2009, pages 46-63

William “Grit” Laskin: Full Narrative: The guitar artistry of William “Grit” Laskin, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 34, 2015, pages 68-79

Zachary Vex: Every Trick in the Bag: Meet Zachary Vex, the Mad Scientist of the Stomp Box, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 6, Summer 2007, pages 35-43

 

 

Instruments:

1924 Gibson tenor lute: The Other Loar, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 22, Summer 2011, pages 16-18

1930s Gibson 335: Ahead of Its Time: The strange discovery of a 1930s Gibson 335, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 30, Summer 2013, pages 6-10

1934 Gibson Roy Smeck Guitars: Modifying vintage guitars is usually discouraged, but not here, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 22, Summer 2011, page 108

1937 Martin 0-17H: What Would You Do? Adventures in the string trade, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 4, Winter 2006, pages 24-29

1937 Tonk Bros. Washburns: Triple Play: Three consecutive 1937 Tonk Bros. Washburns, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 22, Summer 2011, pages 12-14

1938 Selmer transitional model guitar: Flea Market Find, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 21, Spring 2011, page 112

1966 Brazilian Rosewood D-28: How Could They? A Tale of Desecration and Redemption, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 1, Winter 2005, pages 15-17

2004 Collings 16” Archtop and Collings MF5V: Matching Coats, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 23, Fall 2011, pages 110-112

2008 Michihiro Matsuda Harp Guitar: Sketch Artist, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 21, Spring 2011, pages 110-111

Aero-Uke: Wings and a Prayer: Reviving the Aero-Uke, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 8, Winter 2007, pages 6-7

Bob Shane’s 1958 Martin D-28: Folk Hero, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 21, Spring 2011, pages 12-14

Buddy Holly’s Les Paul: A guitar that changed the course of music history by not being played, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 38, 2017, pages 31-38

Charles Sawtelle’s 1937 Martin D-28: The Fretboard Journal: Issue 20, Winter 2010, pages 60-61

Epiphone Casino: Decorated Soldier: Danny Michel walks us through his battle-scarred Epiphone Casino, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 32, Winter 2013, pages 6-10

Fender Jazzmaster: Shape Shifter: The Social History of Fender’s Jazzmaster, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 28, Winter 2012, pages 84-97

The F: The Secret Life of Otis B. Rodeo: Richard Hoover and the Santa Cruz Guitar Company, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 1, Winter 2005, pages 52-65

The FS: The Secret Life of Otis B. Rodeo: Richard Hoover and the Santa Cruz Guitar Company, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 1, Winter 2005, pages 52-65

Gibson Army-Navy GY Special “cat’s eye”: An Unusual Suspect: The mythically rare Gibson Army-Navy GY Special “cat’s eye”, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 25, Spring 2012, pages 8-10

Gibson Explorer Bass: Esoteric Explorer: A glimpse of one of the rarest basses on the planet, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 33, 2014, pages 6-14

The Gibson F-5: The Fretboard Journal: Issue 1, Winter 2005, page 33

The Gibson F-5: Keeper: The mandolin that didn’t get away, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 12, Fall 2008, pages 14-15

The Gibson F-5 Mandolin: Mandolin Heaven: A report from Loar Fest West 2006, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 3, Fall 2006, page 8-9

Gibson Lap Steel: The Lap Steel That Never Was: Yet another mysterious Gibson creation is discovered, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 25, Spring 2012, pages 114-118

Gibson Lloyd Loar Mandolin: Fever Pitch: A mandolin fanatic re-creates a Gibson Lloyd Loar, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 13, Spring 2009, pages 6-12

The Gong Show: Pickin’ and Winnin’: Banjo playing on The Gong Show, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 3, Winter 2006, pages 10-12

The Gretsch Duo Jet Tenor: Tenor Guitar Tales: A conversation with Neko Case on the magic (and perils) of her four-stringed friends, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 2, Summer 2006, pages 32-40

The Gryphon Banjo: A Vintage Instrument is Born, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 1, Winter 2005, pages 36-41

The H: The Secret Life of Otis B. Rodeo: Richard Hoover and the Santa Cruz Guitar Company, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 1, Winter 2005, pages 52-65

Hermann Hauser: Lost and Found: The wild ride of Segovia’s Hauser, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 4, Winter 2006, pages 6-9

John Arnold’s 1937 shadetop Martin 00-18: All in the Family: A 1937 Martin mimicked by John Arnold, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 22, Summer 2011, page 110

Lindsey Buckingham’s 1979 Turner Model 1: Rode Hard, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 24, Winter 2011, pages 8-9

The “Margaret Boote” Banjo: The Fretboard Journal: Issue 20, Winter 2010, pages 88-89

Martin 14-Fret Orchestra Model: The 14-Fret Bet: The true story of Perry Bechtel and the Orchestra Model guitar, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 6, Summer 2007, pages 102-112

Martin D-18 Authentic: Tried and True: The altogether genuine story of Martin’s D-18 Authentic, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 13, Spring 2009, pages 74-83

Martin D-28: “You Can Call Me Fred:” The Legend of C.F. Martin III (1894-1986), The Fretboard JournalIssue 2, Summer 2006, pages 69-76

Martin D-28 58957: 58957: Tony Rice and his Holy Grail Martin D-28, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 5, Spring 2007, pages 88-100

The Martin OM: The Fretboard Journal: Issue 1, Winter 2005, page 33

Maurice Chevalier and Mistinguett banjos: Valentine? Maurice Maurice Chevalier, Mistinguett and the mystery banjos, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 31, Fall 2013, pages 6-10

The Millionth Martin: Shell Games: Larry Robinson and the Millionth Martin, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 1, Winter 2005, pages 11-14

Phil Crump B-I Bouzouki: Unclaimed Baggage: Finding a rare bouzouki in the unlikeliest of places, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 28, Winter 2012, pages 6-10

Sabicas’ 1951 Barbero Guitar: Flamenco’s Finest, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 27, Fall 2012, pages 6-16

Six String Nation Guitar: Maple Leaf Rag: The story of Canada’s Six String Nation Guitar, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 6, Summer 2007, pages 8-11

Statman’s 1923 A-2Z Mandolin: The Fretboard Journal: Issue 2, Summer 2006, page 17

Stella 12-string: Bourgeois Blues: Re-creating Leadbelly’s 12-string Stella, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 9, Spring 2008, pages 16-20

Taylor Baritone 8: Sparkle: Taylor’s intriguing eight-string baritone, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 18, Summer 2010, pages 112-116

Tenor Guitars: An Interview with Charlie Louvin, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 1, Winter 2005, pages 24-29

TogaMan GuitarViol: Bowed, Not Broken: Jonathon Wilson and the TogaMan GuitarViol, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 10, Summer 2008, pages 112-114

Vega’s Cylinder Top: The Cylindrical File: Shelley Park resurrects a classic from Vega, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 2, Summer 2006, pages 8-9

William Stedman’s Hawaiian Guitar: Jailhouse Hula, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 22, Summer 2011, pages 20-21

Winchester Turbo Diddley: Shotgun Wedding: Building the Winchester Turbo Diddley, The Fretboard Journal: Issue 12, Winter 2008, pages 6-8


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