Orphanage Guitars: Still Crazy After All These Years

Back in 2013, we featured Orphanage Guitars at Autodesk University in Las Vegas because they used Autodesk Fusion 360 to design and make their custom guitars. They presented our then-CEO, Carl Bass, with a guitar as a gift. Since Carl is a fan of the Grateful Dead, Orphanage Guitars crafted Carl’s guitar to sound like Jerry Garcia’s. I had the honor of getting it safely back to our San Francisco office. I blogged about it back then:

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My standup-desk is on the 2nd floor of the Landmark Building at our One Market in San Francisco. The other day I went up to the 4th floor for an evening social meeting. I had forgotten about this, but we have an Orphanage Guitar on display in our employee lunch area. I saw that old guitar on a stand last week. I just smiled. My fellow employees and I talked about some old times, and we drank ourselves some beer. Though I’m not the kind of man who tends to socialize, and I seem to lean on…

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