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"One Tree" project at the Robert Bateman Gallery

“One Tree” project at the Robert Bateman Gallery

JOI Guitars has been officially invited to participate in the “One Tree” project at the Robert Bateman Gallery in Victoria. This exhibit will celebrate and document one very special 150 year old Western Big Leaf Maple, both in life and beyond. 42 Artists have been chosen to create magnificent works of art with wood from the […]

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CTV News Congratulates on Slash Build

CTV News and several local newspapers have picked up the story to congratulate JOI Guitars and Reuben Forsland on his legendary contract to build Slash, of Guns N’ Roses, a custom guitar. The guitar is on track to be delivered in early December but you can view the Slash model in-progress here.

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Slash Commissions Custom JOI Guitar

The world re-knowned, grammy winning, rock and roll hall-of-famer, SLASH, of Guns N’ Roses and Velvet Revolver fame, has commissioned a custom built guitar from JOI Guitars. How excited are we???!!!   Words can’t express! This summer Reuben Forsland of JOI Guitars worked together with Symphontree Music owner Kevin Hennig to secure a contract to build […]

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Island Luthier's Guild Show 2013

Island Luthier’s Guild Show 2013

There was great enthusiasm and lots of interest at the 2013 Island Luthier’s Guild show. This is the second year JOI Guitars has had the pleasure to present, and we knocked their socks off!

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JOI vends at Calgary Folk Festival

JOI vends at Calgary Folk Festival

Success! Alot of good music and alot of fun was had a the Calgary Folk Fest. We met a bunch of interesting people and introduced ourselves to a whole new Province! Admittedly, it wasn’t all it could have been, but Calgary had had a rough Spring season with all the floods, so we really can’t […]

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