Featured Harp Guitar of the Month

The Shutt Mando-Bass-Harp-Guitar

by Gregg Miner. July, 2008

Special Combined Feature:
Player, Historical Luthier, and Harp Guitar of the Month

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Here is a fascinating instrument with untold (at least until now) historical importance and significance.  A carved top harp guitar with f-holes that can be played like a guitar, a harp guitar, or an acoustic bass guitar - in 1912!  Oh, did I mention that it may feature the world's first truss rod?  Shutt's vision and cleverness just go on and on, and perhaps nowhere as uniquely as in his M-B-H-G.  Shutt also made a more standard, Gibson-type harp guitar.  Click on the applicable link below for the full story.

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