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Help Me Blog Through These Hot Summer Months

Running the guitar blog Building the Ergonomic Guitar is hard work. Each week, I spend many hours conducting research, reaching out to guitar makers and replying to all the great reader comments and emails. I thoroughly enjoy it but with the summer finally here, I’m getting thirsty from all the work. If you enjoy the […]

Blogger’s Choice Awards Nomination!

Building the Ergonomic Guitar has been nominated for Best Hobby Blog at The Blogger’s Choice Awards! If you like what we’re doing here, please take a moment to show your support by clicking on the badge and voting! It’s a great opportunity to get the word out about the value of ergonomics in electric and […]

Guitar Blogging and The Road Ahead

Building the Ergonomic Guitar is now several months into its second year and I’m still as excited about it as I was on day one. Together, we’ve covered some ground discussing ergonomic guitar design and guitar making and I thank everyone for your contributions. Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about our future direction so […]

May 2007 Most Popular Posts

For the month of May 2007, the most popular articles among the readers of Building the Ergonomic Guitar Blog were as follows: 1. The Forshage Hollow Body Electric Guitar – This radical headless custom electric guitar by Austin luthier Chris Forshage continues to garner attention and interest from readers from around the Net. This month, […]

News Flash – The End of Klein Electric Guitars?

The ongoing struggles of Klein Electric Guitars appear to continue with this latest bit of news from their site. Since yesterday, the home of this ergonomic guitar site is down with only this to be seen: According to the message provided by web host provider Bluehost, There is no website configured at this address. You […]

April 2007 Most Popular Posts

With Building the Ergonomic Guitar running smoothly at my new web host Bluehost, it’s a good time to kick off a new series where I’ll round up and share the five most popular articles of each month. I thought it would be interesting to see what folks are reading so without further ado, here are […]

Please Welcome Our First Sponsor: Guitar Parts Central

Please take a moment to welcome Nathan and Simon Willis of Guitar Parts Central to Building the Ergonomic Guitar. A family owned business with a 100% feedback rating on eBay, Guitar Parts Central is an online guitar parts retailer that is also expanding to provide luthier tools to the guitar making community. Among these tools […]

Building The Ergonomic Guitar’s New Home!

Welcome! Building the Ergonomic Guitar is now on its own hosted domain at! Please take a moment to update your bookmarks to reflect the change. Email subscribers need not take action – your subscription has been updated and you should start receiving updates with this post. With the move to the WordPress blogging engine, […]

Building The Ergonomic Guitar Turns One!

Building The Ergonomic Guitar Blog, with its focus on guitar building and guitar design in service of human factors, officially turned a year old on March 1rst! It’s a belated birthday for my guitar blog but better late than never. It’s been a very exciting year for me on many levels. Making an electric guitar […]

Building The Ergonomic Guitar On The Net

The electric guitar, as evidenced by its two greatest icons, the Stratocaster and the Les Paul, has essentially remained frozen in time. Both guitars date back to the fifties. Meanwhile, despite a growing understanding of how the body works, guitarists have continued to suffer with a variety of ailments related to their art. Building The […]