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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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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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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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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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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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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Guitar for sale

Guitar for sale

"Dirty Work" by Steely Dan is one of the greatest songs written. Am I right? This guitar is also for sale. A warm and wooly single cone. If you're looking for bite this is not your dog but if you want to cuddle up with...
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Mulebuckers

Mulebuckers

Okay. Here goes. We like making stuff.  Like, a lot.  But we like doing things that aren't being done. This is how Mule was born, how I learned what I needed to learn to make it happen. One day we got it into our heads...
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Fretboard Journal/Acoustic Guitar Magazine

Fretboard Journal/Acoustic Guitar Magazine

The kind folks at Fretboard Journal posted an article about Mule Resophonic Guitars a while back, featuring an interview with moi. You can check it out here...
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Progress Pictures

Progress Pictures

I completely LOVE watching guitars come together. Nothing but material in the beginning and then at the end they are things that become very special to people. I want you to see it all come together as well so we take...
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Handmade Mule Resophonic Guitar built for Kelly Joe Phelps.

Handmade Mule Resophonic Guitar built for Kelly Joe Phelps.

All photos by Miles Nitz. miles.nitz@yahoo.com Custom Mule Resophonic Guitar built for Kelly Joe Phelps. Brazilian Cherry fingerboard. Unstained, compensated biscuit bridge. Hey Matt, The guitar made it here alright, no...
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-SOLD Brass tricone for sale

-SOLD Brass tricone for sale

SOLD SOLD SOLD $3300. E-mail me muleresonators@gmail.com. -Matt...
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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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What do you want more of?

What do you want more of?

What do you want to see more of on the website?  ...
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