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“What I’m teaching them is engineering,” he explained.“You could just as easily teach them making pressure relief values, but nobody gets cranked up about making pressure relief valves.” The guitar, on the other hand, is a work of science and art.
“Guitars are kind of funny — they are really into ‘mojo,’ which is the name everybody uses,” he observed.
The sound of guitars in Matt Peitzman’s tech-ed classroom at Pennridge High School isn’t a wailing Hendrix-style solo or crushing power chords, but rather the steady grind of kids sanding, cutting, and clamping together pieces of maple or cherry wood, slowly hand-crafting the instruments of every teenager’s musical dreams.
“It’s hard at first if you don’t know what you’re doing, but once you get the hang of it, it’s fairly easy,” said 18-year-old senior Brian Kennedy, one of 18 students making their own guitars in a fast-growing, popular course at the Bucks County high school.
This is just to help people out, so maybe somebody can rediscover the guitar of their youth.
Maybe someone can connect with that eager teenager that wailed away in a garage in the middle of nowhere. This is not for profit or to raise prices on these Japanese guitars.