Guitarmaker Is Now All-Digital

As of April 2021, Guitarmaker Magazine is no longer being printed on paper. It is only available here on the website as a PDF. The latest issue will be featured on the home page, or you can always visit the Back Issues page.

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All Guitarmaker Back Issues Now Available as PDF

Back issues of Guitarmaker magazine hold a treasure of valuable information for our members. We worked hard to convert them to PDF and we are pleased to announce that they are now all online!

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Use the menu item Magazine/Back Issues to access a list of every Guitarmaker magazine published. Click a link in that list and you will get a cover photo, table of contents, abstracts of contained articles, and (if you are logged in) a link to view the PDF just below the issue number.

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Guitarmaker Issue 115

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Front Cover

Sandy Morrissey

Last Night in Town for Symposium 2019 Attendees

From the Director

Alton Acker

Spray Finishing

Jeff Jewitt

Part 2 of 2 from the 2019 Symposium

Building a Neck Blank

Bill Sterling

ASIA Letters

Eric Collier, Jim

Gibson Logo Transfer

Nate Clark

Lathe-Turned Guitar

Ken Rodgers

Building of the Helbro Steel Guitar

Dave Helman

“ASIA is an organization where you not only grow your skills, but grow your extended family. I have met so many wonderful, knowledgeable people through this organization.” ~Michael Dickinson, Martin Guitar