Learn Inlay Techniques

If there is one thing you could do to make your guitar standout from the crowd, inlay should be at the top of your list. Gibson guitars are famous for their trapezoid pearl neck inlays. Inlay, be it s...

Sweet Home Chicago

Another song many may not realize is a Robert Johnson original is “Sweet Home Chicago.” It’s numerous covers by Blues titans, overshadow the simple acoustic version recorded in 1936....

Relicing your guitar

If you’ve ever walked through your local guitar store and wondered how the pros can make a new guitar look like it’s been to hell and back, checkout the website Guitar Relicing. This site ...

Robert Johnson week continues…

Robert Johnson songs always sound great played on a cigar box guitar. Here’s Keni Lee Burgess and Friends playing “crossroads blues.” Enjoy!...

“Love in Vain” speed and pitch corrected

We’ve all heard the recordings of Robert Johnson made back in the 1930’s. The techniques of those times weren’t always a true reproduction of the artist’s sound. Ron Tally used...

Tas Cru on the Road

Tas Cru and his band of tortured souls, an Upstate New York Blues band has been on the road in recent months. Tas is one of Chillen Guitars original customers. He picked up his Chillen guitar at the L...