This year was weird, but the killer gear kept coming. Here are the goods that stood out as extra-great.
Exclusive downloadable ebook.
Five pristine golden-age axes from National, Guild, Fender, and Gibson.
Pete Thorn—sideman to Don Henley and the late Chris Cornell, among others—dispenses hard-won wisdom on tubes, tour prep, monitoring, using buffers and attenuators, and more.
Five DIY flattop-maintenance and modding pieces covering everything from must-have tools to filing frets, installing strap locks, and mounting a soundhole pickup.