In Season 1 Episode 4 of Martins & More Maury takes advantage Spoon’s exclusive Martin insider knowledge to explore the fascinating details of Martin guitar bracing, across all their various series and instruments. T Spoon Phillips is a veteran New York City guitarist and author of Martin Guitar Bracing in 2023, a guide to soundboard bracing patterns currently in use at C. F. Martin & Co. The full article can be found at onemanz.com/guitar. Thanks to loyal listener Chris for suggesting the topic for this podcast!
Why are there different types of bracing? How has it changed over the years? What is scalloped bracing? Is there more than one type of scalloped bracing? Why does any of this matter? You will be fascinated by how much you didn’t know and why it matters, in this geeky yet entertaining podcast.