Caring For A Satin Or Matte Finish

Disclaimer: For ease in writing, I mean both satin and matte finishes when I use the term satin throughout this blog. When cleaning a satin finish you want to make sure you are not using a product that will cause the finish to change and start to appear glossy. Never...

Rarefied Tops

Over a year and a half ago, we introduced a new process to our guitar tops. We call it “Rarefication.” We discovered that this process has many positive effects on the wood while not changing the basic nature of the wood, unlike some other processes that have been...

Tone Woods Make The Guitar

In grade school, I made a “guitar” out of a ruler, some rubber bands, a pencil and a shoe box. It didn’t sound so great or look that pretty either. Today’s question is: what really makes a guitar look and sound great? You’ll need wood,...

Humidifying your Teton Guitar

Do you reside in a dry desert area or are you in the Pacific Northwest where it’s damp all the time? Did you know that your instruments and the wood they’re constructed of are very susceptible to these varying degrees, much like our skin and hair?...