Furch Guitars launches Covid-inspired antibacterial neck finish for its guitars

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Czech acoustic guitar manufacturer Furch Guitars has unveiled a new anti-bacterial neck finish that aims to minimize “the number of harmful microorganisms on the neck of the instrument.”

“The neck is, by nature, one of the most handled areas of any guitar,” Furch says. “While playing, a number of microorganisms arise, which can have a negative effect on the player's health.

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Sam Roche

Sam was Staff Writer at GuitarWorld.com from 2019 to 2023, and also created content for Total Guitar, Guitarist and Guitar Player. He has well over 15 years of guitar playing under his belt, as well as a degree in Music Technology (Mixing and Mastering). He's a metalhead through and through, but has a thorough appreciation for all genres of music. In his spare time, Sam creates point-of-view guitar lesson videos on YouTube under the name Sightline Guitar.