While living in Texas we used the opportunity to see as much of the US as we managed, but the US is a big continent and we still have numerous places on our "want to go there" list ...
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In this day and age, some tasks are still performed by hand and by skilled craftspeople. Luthiers needs several years of training and practice before they are allowed to produce a Gibson. It is a joy to see and adds to the craving for the product. We captured this shot at the Gibson facility (no, it is not a factory) in Memphis. It is an amazing experience to watch the luthiers work, and this lady is seen though some steel construction in the hall (gave her a natural frame!), her task was to polish the guitar – which she did with so much concentration, skill, and above all; love. Irresistible! After you have seen the amount of skill and work needed to create a Gibson, it turns into something more than a guitar.