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Caring for Your Acoustic Guitar in Spring

Caring for Your Acoustic Guitar in Spring

A common question we get here at Breedlove, and a topic always top-of-mind for the thoughtful acoustic guitar owner, relates to the care and maintenance of an acoustic guitar as we transition from one season to the next. Just like the change from fall to winter, the changeover from cold winter days to warmer spring days is a good time to pay a little attention to your acoustic guitars and get them in shape for the coming warmer months. Especially if you have a collection of custom acoustic...

Tonewood Talk: Brazilian Rosewood

Tonewood Talk: Brazilian Rosewood

In January, we introduced you to James, our Wood Librarian.  He shared some of his thoughts on Cocobolo and what it's like to working with the unique wood.  You can read that story here. This month, we are switching gears and talking to James about Brazilian rosewood. Q: What do you love about Brazilian rosewood? A: I love the way it looks! It comes in an array of browns, with an immense amount of character in the way the grain flows. The best part though is the sapwood....

Breedlove Artist Justin Cody Fox Announces New Tour

Breedlove Artist Justin Cody Fox Announces New Tour

Justin and the boys are hitting the road in April for the "Homemade Still Tour" this spring. This outing is the first to support Justin's new record, "Go Down Swinging," and will expand across seven states. Everyone is very excited to be part of the project! This tour is not just about performing in new cities and spreading the fan base, it’s about representing North Carolina and the quality products produced there. Justin Cody Fox will be carrying the names of some very special...

Custom Instrument Feature: Cocobolo & Bearclaw Sitka Spruce Acoustic Guitar

Custom Instrument Feature: Cocobolo & Bearclaw Sitka Spruce Acoustic Guitar

This stunning custom soft-cutaway concert acoustic guitar was crafted with a bear claw Sitka spruce top and exotic cocobolo back and sides. The winged bridge is also crafted from cocobolo. This acoustic guitar was designed and built for The Guitar Sanctuary. About the Concert Body Shape: The Concert is our most popular body shape, favored by players because it is well-balanced, compact, comfortable to play, and offers all the qualities of a great sounding guitar. It generates a wonderfully...

Troubleshooting Fret String Buzz on an Acoustic Guitar

Troubleshooting Fret String Buzz on an Acoustic Guitar

The seasons can be tough on your guitar.  Changes in humidity and temperature can commonly cause fret buzz. Fret buzz is a buzzing noise that occurs when the string vibrates against one or more of the frets.  Sometimes you can experience fret buzz in the open position, and other times it could be specific strings and/or frets. It’s usually easy to isolate which strings and frets are buzzing.  Generally speaking, if the buzz seems to be only at the 1st fret, that usually...

Musician Brandy Robinson Talks about her She Rocks Awards Experience

When Save A Guitar,  Breedlove Guitars, and She Rocks Awards decided to team up, we had no idea how incredible the talent would be.  Brandy Robinson blew us away with her style, entrepreneurial spirit, and incredible songwriting talent.  She rocked as the Opening Act for the She Rocks Awards and sat down with us to tell us a bit more about herself and what the experience was like. Breedlove: What inspired you to pick up the guitar? Brandy Robinson: My mother was a musician and...

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