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Lucille (Strat Renovation) - Part 4: Preparation for refinishing

This time things went much better.

So having failed dismally at putting a woodstain on the guitar, I started thinking about what else I could do to make it work. 192 more words


September in the Desert

Aside from a visit from my dad in Stockholm, we spent most of the summer out in the country, so I admit that while I tried to practice enough for tour in September, my fingertips weren’t sufficiently calloused. 6,320 more words


Fender Stratocaster and Routemaster bus 60th anniversay collaboration

Fender and Transport for London are celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Stratocaster guitar and London’s famous Routemaster bus. The two companies are partnering on a bus emblazoned with Stratocaster imagery, which will serve London’s 24 bus route, and 25 limited edition Stratocaster guitars, which incorporate key design features of the iconic double-decker. 431 more words


Chapter 8, Part 8

78. Fred Plays the Guitar: Part II

Fred rolled behind the guitar stand. He pushed the guitar with the bulk of his body, but it only moved about a centimeter. 79 more words

Hey Soundman!

After nearly four years of hiatus, I’m making my triumphant return behind the mixing console!

I’m a little out of practice, though I’ve toyed with a podcast over that amount of time. 387 more words


Chapter 8, Part 7

77. Fred Plays the Guitar: Part I

Fred fell out of bed and rolled over to his old guitar. It was a 1985 Stratocaster, with a sound so smooth it could melt the paint off the walls. 73 more words