Bass gives music direction and soul. Therefore, bass instruments have always been important in the interplay of instruments. The first thing that comes to mind is, of course, the double bass of the classical orchestra. But there are also basses in other ensembles. Acoustic Basses Overview For example, many mandolin orchestras traditionally have an upright ...continue reading "Acoustic Basses – Mastering Constructional Challenges"
This is one of our anniversary models - a Limited Edition - that we built for our 25th anniversary in 2008. Traditionally manufactured in Spanish style from selected materials of the quality grade AAA in the shape of a Mini Jumbo, it impresses with the typical Stoll fast response. The sound is warm and balanced ...continue reading "Limited Edition – 25 Years Stoll Guitars 2008 – 3.300 €"
I built this guitar as a one-off in 1996. The finest materials were used, including very old, certified Brasilian Rosewood (dalbergia nigra). The guitar was played with pleasure, but always treated with great care, so that its condition can be described as mint. Besides the first-class Brasilian Rosewood and the top made of AAA Sitka, ...continue reading "S Custom 1996 Brazilian Rosewood – 7.200 €"
We built this parlour as a unique piece in 2013. We used 50 year old American walnut for the back and sides and a fine grained Alpine spruce top. It is beautifully played and has been treated with great care by its owner so that the condition can be described as "mint condition". Tonally, this ...continue reading "Parlour 62 mint condition – 3.300 €"
Ambition Fingerstyle is characterised by an extremely quick response and a full, round tone. It is ideal for fingerpickers, friends of Celtic music and all classic guitarists who do not want to miss the usual playing comfort when switching to steel strings. This used instrument is in very good condition and has a high gloss ...continue reading "Ambition Fingerstyle – 3.500 €"
Mandolin shaped like a ukulele in the style of a National Resonator guitar. The mandolin is custom made for Tom Launhardt and was used in his band Mandowar. The mandolin comes with a custom made Hiscox case and several sets of brand new strings. Type: Mandoline Producer: AMI Condition: used, very good Body/Top: Brass ...continue reading "For Sale: Amistar Resonator Mandoline – Second Hand € 2.000"
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Some guitarists have experienced this. The string action is catastrophic, in some places much too high, in others so low that buzzing is inevitable. All the advice you've received in forums and specialist journals has been of no avail. Turning the truss rod either one way or the other, sanding down the bridge inlay only ...continue reading "Neck Reset"
There are many reasons to change the nut. A change from industrial plastic casting to handmade bone saddle is desired, the old nut is filed too deep, the distances between the strings are not correct and there is no more room for correction. First, the strings are removed and the old nut is taken off. ...continue reading "Photo Story: Replacing the Nut on an Acoustic Guitar"