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  • En juillet dernier, je partageais l’étonnant projet qu’est La Dissidente. Visuellement étonnant déjà, mais la surprise réside surtout dans sa conception : cette guitare n’est pas réalisée que par un seul luthier, mais par un collectif de vingt artisans français qui ont mis en commun leurs spécialités : préparation, usinage, assemblage et sculpture de la […]

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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 […]