Posts By: Fine Archtops

New Luthiers on Fine Archtops

We are pleased to announce the addition of some new luthiers to the Fine Archtops website. We want to introduce them and welcome them to the Fine Archtops family.   First, we have a couple from Switzerland who are world-renowned for building intricate instruments that are both exciting to look at as well as play…. Read more »

Evolution of Archtop Guitars Part Three: Tomorrow

This is part three of a three-part series about archtop guitars: their past, present and future. The future of archtop guitars and professional luthiers looks bright. Music is more popular than ever, especially with the advent of the Internet. More and more musicians are able to reach a wider and broader audience thanks to how… Read more »

Evolution of Archtop Guitars Part Two: Today

This is part two of a three-part series about archtop guitars: their past, present and future. Archtop guitars have been a staple of the American music scene for more than a century. Known for their versatility and beautiful sound, they can be played in a wide variety of genres. Many famous musicians have played these… Read more »

Evolution of Archtop Guitars Part One: History

Archtop guitars have a long and interesting history. They’ve been a popular instrument for more than 100 years, and they are incredibly versatile. While most people think of them as a jazz instrument, archtop guitars can be used for just about any style of music. We thought we would give our readers a brief overview… Read more »

Common Guitar Repairs

Sometimes, no matter how well you take care of your guitar, sometimes it needs to be fixed for one reason or another. While you might need to take your guitar to a professional guitar luthier for repairs if they are extensive, there are some things you can try to fix on your own. Strings are… Read more »

Buying Guide for Electric Archtops

Electric archtops offer some of the best sound when it comes to making music. This is a classic guitar that is quite versatile. It works well in a variety of music genres, and professional and amateur musicians alike enjoy playing it. If you are looking into electric archtops, you might have a few questions on… Read more »

Working with a Custom Guitar Maker

If you are in the market for a custom guitar, you might be looking into working with a luthier. A luthier is a professional custom guitar maker. Most luthiers will work with you to create the customized, one of a kind guitar you have always wanted. But what are some good rules of thumb when… Read more »

Six Ways to Improve Your Guitar Playing

Most musicians continually strive to become better at playing their favorite instrument. Many will spend hours a day practicing, and there are plenty of fellow musicians to be found in real life and in online forums to discuss technique, music and more. The archtop guitar is one of the most popular instruments in the world,… Read more »

Interesting Facts about Jazz Archtop Guitars

Jazz archtop guitars are one of the best and most versatile instruments out there. It can be used in a variety of genres and it is quite recognizable. The instrument has plenty of aficionados throughout the world. We thought we would take the time to share some of our favorite facts about this beautiful musical… Read more »