Over the past couple of months I've been working with my friends at Retrofret Vintage Guitars, helping out with its newsletter and website. Lots of exciting things happen at that place, particularly if you're a guitar geek; what I've been doing with them is some writing designed to draw folks with a moderate to strong interest in the subject over to the Geek Side, so to speak. One project I've been delighted to chronicle is Retrofret's restoration of a vintage Paul Bigsby guitar, and if you don't know who Paul Bigsby is...he's worth finding out about. I got a lot of input from musician and instrument maven Deke Dickerson (who's got his own Bigsby-centric website himself) on the project...here's Part One, and here's Part Two.
And here's a pretty awesome video: