Business-y Rants and Raves

Business-y Rants and Raves

My friend Steve, the guy responsible for our supa-sweet new website, talk big rambling ideas.  He said "Did you hear the story of the entrepreneur riding a lion?" No. "A businessman rode into town on a lion and everyone said...
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Tricone Resonator for K. Beck

Tricone Resonator for K. Beck

Fresh off the bench this morning.   A steel tricone resonator for Mr. Beck.  Roasted and figured maple neck from right here in Michigan. Titanium neck reinforcement.   A total singer.  I'd say 8/10 resos these days are...
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Woody complete

Woody complete

Built with my dad, Pops Mule, made from roasted maple  it is awesome and it is Mule resonator #600  

-Matt

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Pink Posencaster

Pink Posencaster

25.5” baritone, dirty pink. Enough said.  ...
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Blackie trio

Blackie trio

So we buttoned up the black and tortoise themed trio this week and they are stunners. We knew you liked black and also tortoise so this pic is for you   A single and double cut Mulecaster, and a black resonator with tort...
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Woody

Woody

I’ve been making #600, a woody Mule, with Pops Mule.  It’s been an awesome thing to share with someone who has shared so much with me.  And no no you can’t buy one...yet.   When one comes available I'll put an email out...
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New Interior labels

New Interior labels

Jack Baumgartner is the man responsible for hand carving and printing our epic certificates of authenticity.  We set him loose to design interior labels for the guitars.  Heres some close ups.  -Matt ...
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Blackie

Blackie

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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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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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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. ...
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Resonator Guitar Parts 101

Resonator Guitar Parts 101

A bit of a primer on the pieces of these resonator guitars. If you are new to the world of resonators, this will help you get acquainted. The body of a resonator guitar is typically either steel or brass.  My guitars are no...
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Don't be a Hostage

Don't be a Hostage

Owners- if you show up to a supplier with money and they don't get back to you, or take your money and don't get your stuff, or say it will "be done next week" but isn't they are holding you hostage. And you're letting them....
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Dan Auerbach's 1930's Dobro

Dan Auerbach's 1930's Dobro

Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys is preparing his Mule for the road next year, so he was kind enough to send me his super cool 1930's Dobro to check out.  It has fiddle edges and a spider cone.  Lots of exploring and learning...
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Jason Momoa (Aquaman) Mulecaster

Jason Momoa (Aquaman) Mulecaster

I just completed a shell pink-steel body-celluloid pickguard -Mule pickupped Mulecaster built for sonic assault for Khal Drogo/Aquaman/Declan Harp/Jason Momoa. The story gets better but that’s for another time. -Matt...
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Recent Photo Goodies

Recent Photo Goodies

We love taking photos of the happenings here at Mule. Here’s some recent goodies.  Matt ...
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Repeatability

Repeatability

Ever bit off more than you can chew?  Work 80 hours in a week? How was that for ya? I read something in regards to repeat-ability in regards to physical effort and working out that struck a chord. Eighty percent of your...
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Building a Resonator Guitar: Learning How to Build

Building a Resonator Guitar: Learning How to Build

The e-mail sometimes goes like this: "Hey Matt, I love resonators and have always wanted to make one.  How?" I totally get the feeling.  I worked at Huss and Dalton guitars for a while and went to a guitar making school, so...
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Work

Work

If you want to get paid $20 an hour, do work worth that when getting $10.  -Matt...
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Mulecaster

Mulecaster

The Mulecaster affectionately known as honeybear is for sale over at mulestuff.com...
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