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What is the Bracing on an Acoustic Guitar?

From a player’s perspective, bracing might be the most overlooked element of acoustic guitar construction. But it’s literally the thing holding your entire guitar together. Without it, your favorite flat-top would be a pile of […]

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Understanding the Breedlove Asymmetrical Headstock

An acoustic guitar’s headstock is more than just what holds the tuning machines. It’s the calling card of the guitar’s builder. It’s the thing that, with one glance, tells you exactly what you’re looking at. […]

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12-string Acoustic Guitars Done the Breedlove Way

There’s no sound quite like the jangle, chiming harmonics, and extended voice of a great 12-string acoustic guitar. Whether strummed, flat-picked, or played with fingers, à la Leo Kottke, 12-string guitars turn a standard guitar […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Restringing Your Acoustic Guitar

Restringing your guitar is a right of passage for most acoustic guitar players. The skill doesn’t just save you cash. It also deepens your understanding of your instrument’s mechanics and quirks. That understanding, we hope, […]

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MEET YOUR MAKERS: Breedlove Guitar’s Ian Cook

Our first in a new series we’re calling Meet Your Makers, we get to know craftsman Ian Cook. Ian was the lead guitarist and vocalist for the infamous Oregon band Larry and His Flask (LAHF). […]

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Making Sense of Mahogany

Mahogany might be the quintessential tonewood. You’d be hard pressed to find another wood that can make every single element of an acoustic guitar. If they had to build a guitar from soup to nuts from […]

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Not All Sustainable Guitars are Actually Sustainable

Rethinking Wood We spend a lot of time thinking about the tonewood we use to build guitars. We think about its tonal properties, its strength and rigidity, its look and feel. We recognize that each […]

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Fingerpicking Fundamentals Ep. 3: Led Zeppelin’s Going to California

Gretchen Menn is a guitar virtuoso—from shredding Led Zeppelin licks in the tribute band Zepparella, to subtle, classical fingerstyle—she can do it all. In this third video of our fingerpicking fundamentals collaboration series, Gretchen builds […]

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Breedlove’s Get Out and Play Promotion

Now through September 30, get an instant, in-store or online rebate on all ECO Collection guitars. That’s $50 off our easy playing, entry level Discovery S models; $75 off our stunning, exotic Rainforest S models; […]

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Stuck in a Songwriting Rut? Try a Different Guitar.

Hey everyone! My name is Chris Arndt, and I’m the guitar-wielding half of sibling rock act Jocelyn & Chris, as well as Breedlove’s Featured Artist for the month of May! If you’re into blues, or […]

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