Episode 42 Brookwood Guitars

January 29, 2018

Sorry for the delay.

Today's episode is with Greg from Brookwood Guitars. Greg is based in Victoria and builds 3 string fretless electric box guitars with stunning Australian timbers. His extensive woodworking history certainly shines in this episode, so sit back, relax and enjoy.

Adam Harrison

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Episode 41 Pat Keegan from Pat Keegan Guitars

January 21, 2018

This week we recieved our first patron. It was a huge boost for me to realise that someone out there liked the show enough to do that. So, a huge thank you. I also want to thank our subscribers, your support of the show is greatly appreciated. 

Pat Keegan is a guitar builder from the South Coast of NSW in a town called Ulladulla. He builds electric guitars from reclaimed pallet timber as well as with native Australian timbers. He's a great bloke and gave some insights into his building proceedures. He also works with a minimum of hand tools. Be sure to check him out on instagram at pat_keegan_guitars and on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/patrick.keegan

Big thanks and don't forget to join the Facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/1293715283982291/

Adam Harrison

www.birdwoodguitars.com

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Ep 40 Tom Holben from Tomzflippinguitarshop

December 17, 2017

Tom is a down to earth guitar builder who uses reclaimed timber and licence plates to build fantastic guitars. We talk about learning about the craft of building guitars and our favorite podcasts, builders and tools. I'm so jealous that he got to meet Rick and Cindy from Carmine St Guitars. 

Thanks for listening!

Adam

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Are handmade guitars too expensive?

December 3, 2017

Firstly, I'm not saying that they ARE too expensive, I'm just playing devil's adjocate. This podcast is in response to a youtube clip that was uploaded a couple of weeks ago. Let me knopw what you think.

I'm sorry for the quality of the audio from the last couple of episodes, it's just been particularily difficult to fin d the time to do the podcasts and the last couple of interviews have fallen through due to scheduling. 

Food for thought.

Adam

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Episode 38 Don’t be Afraid to Sell Your Guitars

November 26, 2017

This episode is about selling your guitars. I have almost 20 years of retail sales experience and I thought I'd share my experiences in a couple of music stores on my last holiday. The stores I visited were awesome, the staff very friendly and my pockets were relatively full. However, I left Brizzy empty handed and a little frustrated. What I needed was a sales person to actively sell me the product I was pondering over. I realised later that had the sales person taken the lead and made some sugestions then I would have made some cool purchases. Again I really liked the stores and the staff and I WILL BE BACK! I hope this comes across in the podcast. Don't forget to leave a review or comments and..

Thanks for listening. 

Adam Harrison

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Episode 37 What’s Happening ?

November 7, 2017

A new name and a new picture. There will be more interviews and all the fun stuff plus more in the next couple of weeks. 

Regards

Adam Harrison

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Episode 36. 4 piezo Pickup test

October 15, 2017

Ok, things got a little crazy on this episode. A lot of people have asked me about the best place to put piezo pickups. I love to experiment so I learnt a lot on this episode about wiring up piezo pickups and I was even able to confirm what I enjoy about my choice of piezo placement. Hope you enjoy the episode and tell your friends.

Adam

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Episode 35 The Right Saw

October 10, 2017

Wow we are over 4000 plays!!! A huge thankyou to all of our listeners.

Don't forget to sign up for the Facebook group.

In this episode I discuss the different saws that I use in the shop. This episode has been inspired by a facebook message regardin the use of saws for fretting. These are my ideas and are not meant to cause offence to anyone who is doing things differently. They are just my experiences.

Hope you enjoy

Adam Harrison

 

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Episode 34 My Fave Influences

September 17, 2017

In this episode I talk about my favorite builders and companies. I try to give examples of what I like about their businesses and instruments. All of these builders and companies have developed over time due to hard work and determination. Hope you enjoy.

Thanks 

Adam Harrison

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Episode 33 Pat Procter Patron Content

September 10, 2017

Thanks for being a patron of the show. Enjoy this extra information about fretting from Pat Procter.

Adam Harrison

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