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Going on Vacation? Make Sure Your Guitar Is Taken Care of

You’ve worked hard, you’ve paid your dues, now it’s time to go on a well-deserved vacation.  But don’t leave home without covering all your bases – including your beloved guitar(s).  As guitar owners, it is imperative that we remember that guitars are made of wood, not titanium.  Guitars are not invincible – they are susceptible […]

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Keeping Your Guitar in Tune: The Nut of a Guitar

An overlooked yet important thing to do!  So many guitar players live without the satisfaction of having a guitar that stays in tune simply because their nut is not made properly or is as dry as a bone (no pun intended).  The first and most important thing you can do to ensure that your guitar […]

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Anders Osborne Interview Teaser

We recently sat down with Born artist Anders Osborne to talk about his recent album with North Mississippi Allstars, tour rituals, how he finds and harnesses inspiration, and of course….gear and custom guitars!  Check out this interview filmed before his show at the famed Belly Up in Aspen, CO.  Stay tuned for the full length […]

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Earth Day Giveaway! Earth Day Sale!

That’s right, we’re giving away one of our precious instruments to one lucky winner in celebration of our favorite holiday, Earth Day! Enter below for your chance to win a Born OG Drop “Secret ‘Stachio” LTD guitar.  This Earth Day appropriate instrument features salvaged Port Orford Cedar body & neck, a salvaged Pistachio top, a […]

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Born Contributes 1,000 trees to Smithsonian’s BiodiversiTREE Study

We are excited to contribute to the first tree diversity study in North America: DiversiTREE @ Smithsonian Institution.  DiversiTREE is a multi-bureau experiment that arose from researchers’ concerns about the lack of experimental attention given to rapid loss of biodiversity in forests.  Forest ecosystems have experienced a rapid loss of biodiversity due to deforestation and […]

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Denver Music Summit, April 24-26

We’re very excited to be a part of this year’s Denver Music Summit.  See information below, get yourself and ticket and come join us! DENVER MUSIC SUMMIT, APRIL 24-26 Tickets are now on sale for the Denver Music Summit, April 24-26 presented by Create Denver and WESTAF. Don’t miss this local & national exchange featuring […]

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Can I have the respect Recognition communities and university admissions (Part 2)

Curtain washing is definitely an exclusive subject within the cleanup industry for causes that are many. Additionally, the washing business has changed so much today & most businesses have started providing value added providers that stretch far beyond just washing and giving the clothes. Using a large numbers of washing firms in the region, we’re […]

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OG Drop Guitar Demo Video

Check our friend Tony Martinez putting the LTD series of our MG Drop through it’s paces. Tony Martinez demos the Born MG Drop. The MG Drop is our double cutaway, non-carved top body style. Virtually every component on the MG Drop – like all of our models – can be customized to suit the individual. […]

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New Demo Video for the OG Carve

We recently visited some friends in Nashville, TN to film demo videos for a few of our models.  In this video, our friend Travis Bettis of the Lee Brice Band (http://www.leebrice.com/) demos the Born OG Carve. The OG Carve is our single cutaway, carved top body style. Virtually every component on the OG Carve – […]

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Born Guitars now available in Nashville’s Corner Music

We are thrilled to announce our partnership with the dedicated and knowledgeable team at Corner Music in Nasvhille, TN.  Corner Music is now officially Born’s first retail partner and we couldn’t be happier to team up with such a venerable store!  As of today, you can find examples of our instruments in their store!  Head over to the store […]

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Born Guitars OG Carve Review | Premier Guitar

What did Premier Guitar think of OG Carve model? Read the review below! It would be hard to find a company more committed to building guitars sustainably than Born Guitars. The company donates ten percent of net profits to reforestation projects and plants a tree for every guitar they make. But the guitars that come […]

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Boulder RAW Artists Showcase

We recently exhibited some of our guitars at the RAW Artists Boulder Showcase on June 6, 2013. RAW Artists is a great organization that helps connect local artists and craftsmen not only with each other, but also with the community.  We were excited to be a part of this showcase and we received some really […]

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Born Plants Trees, Stays Carbon Neutral, Reserve Tops

Born Plants 200 American Walnuts in Iowa A recent Earth Day contribution to our partner, the Hardwood Forestry Fund, resulted in the planting of 200 American Walnut trees in Iowa’s public lands. We were thrilled to have the opportunity to contribute to the replanting of an iconic American hardwood, ensuring that their precious ecosystems will […]

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Born Welcomes New Head Luthier

We’re excited to announce that industry veteran Will Daniels has the Born Guitars team to manage production and further develop our product offerings of high-end, sustainably built guitars. Will brings with him over two decades of experience in crafting guitars, most notably having spent seven years at Parker Guitars where he played a critical role in […]

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Born Custom Guitars SXSW Follow Up

In case you weren’t following us on social media, we had an amazing time at SXSW 2014.  From the conversations in our booth to the Born Guitars Showcase, we were able to share our guitars – and the experience – with a lot of great people. We want to give a special thanks to those […]

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Born Custom Guitars SXSW Festivities

Born Custom Guitars will be attending the music portion of the SXSW Music Festival from March 13-15, 2014 and if you’ll be in the Austin, TX area, we’d love to see you. We’ll be at the Music Gear Expo in the Austin Convention Center, Exhibit Hall 5. The Expo is open to the public this […]

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ATX, we’re headed your way!

We’re excited to announce cheap jerseys that Tonewoods Born Guitars will be taking part 5th annual SXSW Music Gear Expo at Austin’s Lou famed South or By Southwest Festival. The expo will be held at the Austin Conference Center cheap mlb jerseys March 13th through the 15th from 11 to 6 pm and is open […]

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SUSTAINable Tone – The Current State of Guitar Tonewoods

Woods owns have been taken for granted for centuries.  This is not to say that the craftsmen or customers of fine wood products have not appreciated this wonderful natural resource, but rather, that relatively little thought or action has been devoted to ensuring that we don’t consume this resource so quickly that we harm the […]

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