Category : Guitar Maker

22 Nov 2013

Dan Auerbach’s 1930’s Dobro

Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys is preparing his Mule for the road next year, so he was kind enough to send me his super cool 1930’s Dobro to check out.  It has fiddle edges and a spider cone.  Lots of exploring and learning to do with this very cool guitar. One day a Mule model for sure.

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05 Oct 2013

Sweden Trip to Deliver Mules

I was reminiscing a bit about my summer adventure to Sweden and thought I would share some pictures.  One of my best friends, Elias, lives there with his family.  Through the grapevine I ended up selling four instruments in Stockholm. It turned out to be much cheaper for everyone if I was to deliver them myself, so I went. International door-to-door service… it’s all such an adventure.  All because of steel resonator guitars?  A blessing and a privilege.

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13 Jun 2013

Mule Custom Resonator #19 headed to Sweden

What we have here is Mule #19. Almost 20, but not quite. Better than some meaningless number, this is going to a good friend of mine, one of the best in fact, Elias Rådelius. He traveled here from Sweden during highschool solely because he heard I was starting a hard rock band and it was called Burning Death Machine Symphony Orchestra. Only half of that statement is true and I’ll let you decide which half. I heard Elias played drums so I asked him, ‘Can you play hard rock?’ and he said, ‘No, I play punk.’ and I said, ‘Great’. Fast forward through a lot of noise, conversations which sole point is to be ridiculous, a few thousand miles and we have this and three other guitars along with myself heading to Sweden next Tuesday. Yes that’s right, because of his mad translation ability I sold four guitars in Sweden and am going there to hand deliver them because that’s how I roll. I have been through airport scanners with these before and have not been pulled aside to be searched. If that doesn’t say something about our national security then all those fellas listening to my phone calls and watching my facebook better reexamine how they spend their time.

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13 Jun 2013