“It’s like taking a magical tree that has been cut down and killed, but it lives. It still lives, the pores of the wood are still shifting, and drying, and changing. It’s almost as though the tree has a chance to sing again, with the […]
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Pieces of wood, love, knowledge and 299 hours of work, condensed in a 3 minute film. The new episode from the series ‘The Art of Making’, titled ‘Alma Flamenca’, is available for you to enjoy. The ‘Art of Making’ series of films, aspires to display […]
Guitar swirl, Tint bath on a blank guitar, nice results . made with borax and paint here is a tutorial http://theswirling.com/Tutorials/BoraxMethod/WhatWillYouNeed.aspx
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the mexican artist has created a set of 50 fully functioning musical instruments including a flute, guitar and drum kit fabricated out of a variety of firearms such as revolvers, shot-guns, machine guns… this video documents the production of the weapons into musical instruments, a […]
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An overview of the forging and forming of Istanbul cymbals.
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This is a video I did for my friend Kipp Krusa, an amazing guitar maker in Bon Aqua, Tennessee. The music was written and performed by James Scott on a Baritone Krusa Guitar. Shot on a Canon 60D. Lenses: Nikon: 24mm f2.8 non-Ai, 35mm f2 […]
Rapha Continental takes us to Japan to review the ancient tradition of sword making and compares the art form to the disciplined nature of cycling.
A documentary short about Jack Sanders, a classical guitar builder in Los Angeles. Directed by: Benjamin Hoste Edited by: Jesse Overman Music Performed by: Jack Sanders Featured Music: “Canerios” by Gasper Sanz “Marionas” by Santiago de Murcia “Rustemul” by Mirozlav Tunic benjaminhoste.com sandersguitar.com
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New short film “A Strat is Born” takes you on a high-speed ride through the creation of a Fender Stratocaster guitar at Fender’s U.S. manufacturing facility in Corona, Calif., showing you every step from bare wood to onstage and set to a pulse-pounding soundtrack by […]