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What will the new Laskin Guitar look like?

What will the 35th Anniversary Laskin Guitar look like?A new William “Grit” Laskin guitar, commissioned by  the Ottawa Folklore Centre as part of the 35th Anniversary celebrations, is in the final stages of production.  Mr. Laskin, who is renowned for guitar-innovation and design, will be completing the instrument within the next few weeks.

Below are images from other Laskin guitars.  His signature inlay style can take hundreds of hours to create and is praised the world over for its intricacy and design.  What will ours look like?

 

William Grit Laskin Guitar Inlay Salvador Dali

 

Django Rheindhardt and Stephane Grappelli on a William Grit Laskin Headstock

The Shamisen Player; a William Grit Laskin Guitar Headstock Design

 

 

 

 

Friday Featured E-Store Item

Friday Featured E-Store Item: Earl’s 5th String Suspender Capo Earl's 5th String Suspender Capo

A fantastic alternative to railroad spikes or other fifth string capos, Earl’s 5th string capo wraps around the back of the banjo neck via an elastic strap (aka suspender). It holds on to the fretboard near the 1st string and has a rubberized foot that pins the fifth string down wherever you want it.

Details

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  • Ottawa Folklore Centre
    1111 Bank Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 3X4
    613.730-2887 | 1-800-385-FOLK (3655)
    thefolks@ottawafolklore.com

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  • Sunday  Closed

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