VIDEO: Carbon Fiber Makes Blackbird Guitars Sing

Image shows a man putting carbon fiber into a guitar mold.A guitar maker puts carbon fiber into a mold. The material will be later cured with heat and pressure to make the body of a guitar.

Friday marked the start of the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival, during which dozens of musicians take the stage with their Fender, Gibson and Martin guitars. Here in the Mission, Blackbird Guitars creates new versions of classic instruments by using carbon fiber to craft its guitars and ukuleles.

Check out the video to see founder Joseph Luttwak and his team of luthiers (aka guitar-makers) in action.

Blackbird Guitars Sing with Carbon Fiber from Mission Local on Vimeo.

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2 Comments

  1. mike

    this is a video about bags, not guitars…can you fix the link? thanks

  2. There are a few great carbon fiber acoustic guitar companies nowadays.
    Rainsong is great. As is CA Guitars. (Carbon Acoustic Guitars)

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