“Inspired by the respected luthiers and artists who have helped trailblaze the rubber bridge sound”: Orangewood brings the rubber bridge mod to the masses with the purpose-built Juniper acoustic

Orangewood Juniper
(Image credit: Orangewood)

Orangewood has capitalized on the growing hype surrounding rubber bridge guitars by unveiling the Juniper – a fully fledged, production-run rubber bridge-equipped acoustic guitar that might just be the first of its kind.

Since the mod was first masterminded by Old Style Guitar Shop owner Reuben Cox several years ago, rubber bridges have made their way onto the guitars of some of the biggest indie, alternative and mainstream music acts of our time.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer, GuitarWorld.com

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.