Podcast 14: Interview with Michael Peters


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Luthier Michael Peters building a new masterpiece!

Taken from Michael Peters website: My goal as a luthier is to craft a powerful guitar with character and beauty of tone. The guitar I build is typically a big sounding concert instrument that has a warm focused tonality with color and balance. They have the feel and response to accommodate different playing styles, technique, and repertoire. The way I accomplish this is by carefully crafting the guitars to very fine tolerances in thicknesses, weights, and how components are fit together. I also believe that the careful design and adjustment of the bracing layout plays a crucial role in optimizing the efficiency of the tops vibration. Essentially I combine my intuition with how I understand a guitar to work.

Previous Podcasts:

  • Podcast 13: Interview with Brian Kahanek
  • Podcast 12: Interview with Michael Gulezian
  • Podcast 11: Interview with HeXx Henderson

  • Follow Mike:

    Website: http://www.petersguitars.com
    Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Michael-Peters-Guitars

    Dan Coplan is senior staff writer at SMG. Dan is a Los Angeles based cinematographer and self-admitting guitar junkie. Email: dancoplan@sharemyguitar.com

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