Gittler’s all-titanium guitar aims to ‘overcome traditionalism’ with Kickstarter’s help

The creators of the Gittler Guitar don’t necessarily believe there’s something wrong with the way guitars are built today. But they insist there’s room for improvement and seem confident they’ve found the right formula. “The guitar is due for another step in its natural evolution.” According to them, that evolution is an instrument crafted entirely of aircraft grade titanium — sans the woods that have for decades contributed to the signature sounds of guitars everywhere. It also does away with just about everything else in the process. There’s no proper guitar body here, nor anything resembling a traditional neck or fretboard. And rather than a regular headstock, the Gittler features a headless design with a “string lock” mechanism…

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