William “Grit” Laskin
William “Grit” Laskin is a master guitarmaker, musician, and songwriter. For more than forty-five years, he’s been hand-building guitars for such luminaries as Stan Rogers, Jesse Cook, Rik Emmett, and k.d. lang, inlaying many of these instruments with his personalized designs. A member of the Order of Canada, winner of the Saidye Bronfman Award (Canada’s most prestigious craft award), and founder of Borealis Records, Laskin is a true craftsman, and his insights make fascinating reading for lovers of art, music—and the creative process.