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  • A lot of things happened at Maxime Jan’s workshop since our last post about the Calander 2. Let’s get back in time on one year of work at Maja Guitars. Guizmo 1 Since the second Calander (the first one was a prototype), Maxime has at first developed the “Guizmo”, a guitar which is a little […]

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  • Growl Guitars, it is like the Yin and Yang symbol of the French art of guitar making. Godefroy Maruejouls from MJS Guitars and Sébastien Gavet* shared their expertise to design a range of thirteen different pickups, in all sizes. They were created and tested in their Lab with a guitar called “Le Mulet” (the mule). […]

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  • The Maja Guitars workshop, located in Pléneuf-Val-André (France), is equipped to repair and adjust every kind of guitars. But the stringed-instrument maker Maxime Jan also makes his own creations there, such as the Calander, a wonderful guitar inspired by sports cars. The used essences are however very different of the ones used by cars: we […]

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  • Translate original post with Google Translate L’histoire de Jeremie Dubal est très touchante. Luthier à Dom-le-Mesnil dans les Ardennes, il fabrique de jolies guitares sous le nom de Kaël Guitares. Il y a quelques mois, il décide de mettre de sa poche pour fabriquer une guitare électrique et ainsi la vendre au profit des enfants […]

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  • Translate original post with Google Translate Récemment, j’ai eu l’honneur de rencontrer l’un des deux créateurs de la marque Monkey Guitars. Ce touche à tout franco-suisse a fait le chemin jusqu’à Dijon et n’est pas venu les mains vides, mais accompagné de trois jolies guitares créées spécialement pour leur showroom : les Jazzcasters.

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  • Thanks to a post on Premier Guitar, I discovered a really interesting brand: Tao Guitars. But instead of talking about their wonderful Phaeton model for a price of 18000€ (no, there is not a zero too many), I will speak about the new T-Bucket series, a reimagined Telecaster electric guitar in a “neo-vintage” style. It […]

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  • Franck Claise is a guitar maker located in Camphin-en-Pévèle, in the North region of France. He makes electric and acoustic guitars, but also basses. One of his last realisations is the Barytone Fan Fret, a wonderful acoustic guitar with an Adirondack Spruce top, a light colored wood which contrasts with the Cocobolo wooden wedge. The […]

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  • Translate original post with Google Translate Pirmin Giger est un designer suisse. Pendant ses études, il a réalisé un concept d’après le sujet “design et développement d’une guitare électrique innovante”. Quelques mois de travail plus tard, le fameux prototype baptisé “Jane” est né dans la lutherie Marco Guitars. Le corps possède un placage 3D en […]