The Old Man & the Omnichord

I heard Heaven in little country church somewhere in Southern York County, Pennsylvania, 25 years ago... 

FIVE COOL THINGS - Macro lens meets old cigar box guitar

SEVERAL YEARS AGO, MY WIFE MELISSA GAVE ME a cheap clip-on camera lens for my iPhone.  It had two settings: Fisheye and Macro.  The Macro lens allowed me to do some extremely close-up photography experiments.  One of my favorites was a study of my beat-to-hell macanudo cigar box guitar.  Here are five glimpses of an old friend.

FIVE COOL THINGS - Department Store Guitars

I JUST DON'T UNDERSTAND GUYS WHO COLLECT HIGH-DOLLAR BOUTIQUE GUITARS.  All my life, I've been fascinated by the cheap, bizarre and downright weird guitars that were sold in department stores in the 1950's and 60's.  I've owned dozens and…

FIVE COOL HISTORIC PHOTOS that didn't make it in my book

TODAY'S FIVE COOL THINGS feature five random photos found in my computer archives of DIY Instrument photos.  Because I didn't have background information and copyright clearance on them, these were some of the many photos left out of my book, …