Yummy guitar photos

Yummy guitar photos

If you flip through books for the pictures like me head over to this link for literally hundreds of final pictures of Mules. https://www.muleresophonic.com/photo_albums...
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Mavis for Jeff Tweedy

Mavis for Jeff Tweedy

Mavis for Jeff Tweedy of Wilco. When I was starting out in the basement room of a rented house with 6 1/2’ ceilings and one small window I made list. The list was the players I loved that I thought would also love these...
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Guitar for Francis Lawrence

Guitar for Francis Lawrence

Aged Leica-style Mule for director Francis Lawrence. The Hunger Games. SEE. I Am Legend. Music videos for like freaking everyone. I remember watching the video for Third Eye Blind’s “10 Days Late” as a high schooler and being...
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Get comfortable being uncomfortable

Get comfortable being uncomfortable

Tyler Bryant. Epic photo by W Whittman 
Get comfortable being uncomfortable. These guitars are incredibly different. Uncomfortably different. You may get one and play your go-to riffs and think “what have I done? This...
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Goals

Goals

I’m not goal-oriented. I used to think that was a problem, so I did the notebook thing. It didn’t really motivate me so I stopped. Then started again because everyone talks about it. Then stopped again. My process is this:...
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The Waitlist is Open. Like... open open.

No more waiting until the 1st with limited spots. Get on when you want! -Matt...
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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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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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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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Mavis #100

Mavis #100

Mavis #100 and #100.2 with newly available options of flame top and neck and F-holes. What is the Mavis? You tell us. I first posted a picture of the Mavis before it was finished and said “I don’t know what it is or when it...
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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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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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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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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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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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It’s not easy being green

It’s not easy being green

For sale next week, $2750. No saved seats so stay tuned! -Matt ...
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Strings

Strings

The most fun and valuable part about resonators is that they sound SO different.  They wake up your ear and push you out of your ruts like few other guitars can.   Since they are so loud small changes you make to the...
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Mavis

Mavis

The Mavis. When I went to carve the back for the second Mavis I thought that violin makers are the most badass carvers of things. There’s a science to it. Hundreds of years of accumulated knowledge. They use tiny little...
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Pink Posencaster

Pink Posencaster

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