Muletide Christmas: Charlie Hunter

When a Charlie Hunter from every timeline shows up to play "Youre a Mean One, Mr. Grinch" and one of them is playing a Muelcaster.... ...
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Joey Landreth “The Christmas Song”

Joey Landreth “The Christmas Song”

Joey Landreth is one of my favorite humans and this video is one of my favorite things about Christmas. -Matt ...
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Closer to the heart.

Closer to the heart.

"Closer to the heart." Can a more human thing be built than an instrument?  They are crystal balls. Hammers.  Translators of loss. Magnifiers of love.  A song can make you eighteen. It can make you cry. It can make you...
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International orders are open

International orders are open

In limited amounts each month. I’ve always wanted everyone to have a Mule who wanted one. When covid messed up logistics this made international shipping even more tenuous while orders were sky rocketing. We are a small...
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BetterHelp.com

BetterHelp.com

Holiday season is awesome. And it can be hard. If you’re struggling send me an email, muleresonators@gmail.com. And if you need help, we are providing a month of counseling to two Mule Team members (if you’re reading this,...
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Let go.

Let go.

Let go.  We get in our own way when we approach the guitar with facts and figures and preconceived notions.   We think we like certain measurements and dislike others.   We 'would never ____' and "really like____'. But...
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Wait list closing March 1st

I'll be closing the wait list March 1st, and it will reopen April 2nd at 12 PM eastern time with a limited amount of spots.   We've gotten a ton of orders and I want to be able to provide accurate estimates for customers...
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Mule School: Mule School

Mule School: Mule School

Sure they are steel but other than doubling as a home defense weapon how does that matter musically? Get knowledge today on Mule School.

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Wait list closing

Wait list closing

I’ll be closing the wait list March 1st. It will reopen with very limited quantities on the first Saturday of every month. Last time we did this it was difficult to get on the list so how’s the time to ensure a...
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Progress pictures

Progress pictures

We want to start feeling connected with your instrument as soon as it begins, so we send you progress pictures every major step of the way. 



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Used Mules/After market parts

Just a reminder to y'all - if you are an original owner of a Mule and the guitar needs repair or a part or something, I got you. Send me an email and we will work something out.  If you've bought a Mule used and it needs...
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Contact Form issue

Contact Form issue

Hey All!   After getting a few emails from people saying they had tried contacting me via the contact form on the website I had our faithful web-people check it out.  Looks like the form had been not forwarding a ton of...
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Wait List Re-Opens April 2nd

Wait List Re-Opens April 2nd

The wait list reopens April 2nd at 11 AM EST.  On the deposit pages where it says "Sold Out" it will show the $250 deposit and you can add it to your cart and check out.  If it says "Sold Out" after 11 AM its because the...
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Truss Rods aren't action adjusters.

Truss rods aren't action adjusters.   Yes, relief and action both measure the distance between the string and a fret but turning a truss rod when you want to adjust your action is like putting antifreeze in your engine...
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Thank you.

Thank you.

Thank you for making these instruments part of your lives. This is my life, and my dream. When you choose to be part of that, and enjoy the instruments and bring creative things into the world with them that wasn’t there...
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Waitlist opens Saturday at 11 AM EST

Waitlist opens Saturday at 11 AM EST

Be there! -Matt...
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Mule Bus Stop #2: Tyler Bryant, Nashville

Mule Bus Stop #2: Tyler Bryant, Nashville

Well that was fun.  Tyler Bryant, aka the Pied Piper of Nashville, playing at th eMule Bus right before he melted our faces at The Basement East.  Imagine being in line an hour early to see someone you traveled 200...
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Kelly Joe Phelps

Kelly Joe Phelps changed my life three times.  I was at guitar making school, and was only into hard rock. I didn’t know you could play guitar without a pick until I read about him in a magazine, a review for Tap the Red...
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Charity auction winner

Adam B. Wins the Huss and Dalton/mule auction with a bid of $7200. Thanks to everyone who threw their hat in the ring to support kids learning music. 

-Matt ...
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Waitlist reopens May 28th

I'll be busy at the Namm show the following weekend so the waitlist will reopen this coming Saturday at 11 AM EST.  Matt...
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Mavis #0001

Mavis #0001

Production Mavis #0001, for Mr. Momoa. An electric semi hollow body archtop resonator made from torrefied Michigan Maple. Back arched by violin maker friend Chris Jacoby who really took it up a notch. The violin approach to...
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How to Choose Strings for Your Resonator Guitar

How to Choose Strings for Your Resonator Guitar

There are a thousand different strings you could use for your resonator. Everything from cryogenically treated strings to strings shot into space to strings blessed by a shaman in a rainforest in South America. Unfortunately...
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10 years of Mule.

10 years of Mule.

10 years of Mule. When I was 27 I saw Kelly Joe Phelps play a resonator and he changed my life for the second time. He showed me what this instrument was capable of expressing. I didn’t recognize it then but he showed me what...
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The Mule Bus

The Mule Bus

The Mule Bus has been wrapped and we are getting along just fine. Just need to finish the flooring, install some rear seats and bed and then we are ready to take this show on the road. Mule has always been about what has...
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Charlie Hunter Mule

Charlie Hunter Mule

Can I geek out a bit? If it wasn’t for Charlie Hunter and then Kelly Joe Phelps I wouldn’t be making steel resos and casters, 700 people wouldn’t be making music on them and you and I wouldn’t know each other. ⁣

I got...
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Pink Posencaster

Pink Posencaster

25.5” baritone, dirty pink. Enough said.  ...
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Jeffrey Foucault - 4am by Richard Bruckner

Jeffrey Foucault - 4am by Richard Bruckner

JEFFREY FOUCAULT - 4 A.M. (RICHARD BUCKNER) from Jeffrey Foucault on Vimeo. ...
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Charlie Parr guitar Raffle

Charlie Parr guitar Raffle

Raffle! Charlie Parr is offering up his woody Mule to benefit Life House of Duluth, a charity that offers unconditional support to homeless youth. This is one of three wooden resonators I’ve made, and in collaboration with...
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Joey Landreth Mulecaster

Joey Landreth Mulecaster

This past week a friend and I traveled to the barren tundra of Ontario to visit our friend and hand plane-maker extraordinaire Konrad Sauer. Oh, and JL stopped by to pick up his Mulecaster. https://youtu.be/eD7FaZQXCl8...
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Black Market Mules

Black Market Mules

Looking to buy a used Mule? Here are some things to consider. https://www.muleresophonic.com/videos/2043958...
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