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Gurian File with Fret Erasers Attached

Fretwork Repetitive Stress


People that repair guitars know that fretwork can be hard on the body.  Consider what goes into a basic fret level and dress (we’ll simplify the process for brevity’s…

Gift Certificate at One Three Guitar

Gift Certificates


Gift certificates are here. Finally.  Looking for a birthday or holiday for that special guitarist in your life?  Look no futher. You can use these for anything in the shop…

Gibson Gothic Explorer

Gothic Explorer Setup


Sometimes a guitar needs a bit of extra TLC.  This 2000 Gibson Gothic Explorer had been stored for many years and unfortunately the elements got to it.  Here’s how the…

Hipshot String Bending System

B-Bender!


What’s a B-Bender? Well, if you want to make your guitar sound like a pedal steel, or if you want a bit of that “country” tone, a B-Bender might be for you. A…

Sincerely Iris Event Photo

Sincerely Iris, Live Music @ One Three Guitar


We’ll be hosting Sincerely, Iris for an evening of live music on Thursday, August 19, 2021 at 7:30pm, and we can’t wait!  There will be a live stream as well –…

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Social Hour


We did a thing!  A social hour! There was no agenda, just a call to fellow musicians to congregate, chat, and drink coffee from Stir Crazy Cafe. We ended up hanging in the shop…

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