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Phil Sylvester's Art Guitars

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Visual artist Phil Sylvester began making electric guitars because he wanted to figure out what makes some guitars sound better than others. Now his guitars are widely popular across the U.S. and have appeared in publications such as Vintage Guitar magazine and Guitar World magazine. They look like works of art, but he’s a perfectionist about the way they sound, too.

First Broadcast: 2004
Producer: Eric Cane

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Glass Artist David Schwarz; Rick Bartow; Phil Sylvester's Art Guitars (735)

Oregon Art Beat: Episode #735
Original Broadcast: July 6, 2006