Last Update:12/23/05

Homage to John Gilbert

World renown luthier John Gilbert has written a series of articles for guitarists and guitar makers. They are posted here for you to read. Other articles, interviews, and photos will be posted here in the future.

  1. Selecting a Guitar
  2. A Guitar Stringing Method
  3. Stringing Method Visual Tutorial
  4. Choosing Face Wood
  5. Intonation and Fret Placement
  6. John Gilbert Lutherie Tools and Techniques
  7. Fret Buzz Locating Tool
  8. Gilbert Tuning Machines
  9. Gilbert Saddle Pin Bridge
  10. Gilbert "T" bracing
  11. Inside a 1983 John Gilbert guitar

Articles and photos are property of John Gilbert and are used by permission.