50 Guitars & 50 Stories from Inlay Artist William “Grit” Laskin
“Grit’s a genius.”
—Peggy Seeger, musician and activist
William “Grit” Laskin is a master guitarmaker, musician, and songwriter, an artist and a storyteller. Grand Complications is a look inside Laskin’s creative process—how he teases out a client’s interests and intentions, how he brings them to life in his mind and on paper, and how he builds an instrument of extraordinary sound and beauty.
“A full-colour feast for the eyes and senses.”—Penguin Eggs Magazine
“Whether whimsical or somber, Laskin’s craftmanship, research, and insights make for an inspiring read and a helluva coffee-table book.” —Acoustic Guitar Magazine
“When I think of Grit Laskin’s guitars the word that comes is ‘breathtaking.’ They are wonderful guitars and more; they are truly works of art that sing.”—Tom Paxton, Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, Grammy Foundation
“Every guitar is original—unique and rewarding to eye, ear and touch.”—Peggy Seeger, musician and activist