Staff photos by Neil Abeles
The simplicity of the Bowden Bender to bend a string is shown here as it is attached to an acoustic guitar. It can be installed in minutes and doesn’t deface the instrument.
This close-up view of Bowden Benders shows two attached to strings at the middle and one prototype model to the E string at the top. The E string bender is under development. Notice that it can be turned on its side.
Richard Bowden is changing the way the guitar sounds.
Attach one of his finely made Bowden Benders, and the guitar produces a fu...