Did Gibson steal the Les Paul design?

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Did Gibson steal the Les Paul design? Well, it certainly looks as though they were influenced by O W Appleton and his original guitar design from 1943, 9 whole years before the Les Paul came to market in 1952. Did Gibson steal the Les Paul design? Well, allegedly the little-known luthier named O.W. Appleton claimed that in […]

Morifone Guitars Quarzo: Based on a ’59 Burst with a spectacular Aileron headstock

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Montreal-based Morifone Guitars has just released a boutique guitar called the Quarzo. This guitar has characteristics of a ’59 Burst but paired with an unusual ‘Aileron’ headstock design and offset body shape. The headstock, Morifone says, helps improve the tonal performance of the guitar. Let’s check it out. Morifone Guitars The new Morifone Guitars Quarzo comes […]