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Power tools, electricity, and other resources used for constructing the Milwaukee Servoelectric Guitar are dangerous unless used properly and with adequate precautions including safety gear. All electrical circuits in the Milwaukee Servoelectric Guitar should be adequately fused, grounded and insulated and the Milwaukee Servoelectric Guitar should never be left unattended in a powered state. The Milwaukee Servoelectric Guitar should be treated like any other electrical appliance with respect to possible shock hazards in wet environments. Minors should be supervised by adults when constructing or playing the Milwaukee Servoelectric Guitar. Use of the materials and the designs on this website is provided exclusively under the following Open Source License.

MILWAUKEE GUITAR PROJECT OPEN SOURCE LICENSE

Attribution, Noncommercial, ShareAlike

v 1.0

License

THE GUITAR DESIGN (AS DEFINED BELOW) AND THE COPYRIGHTABLE MATERIALS ON THIS WEB PAGE ARE PROVIDED UNDER THE TERMS OF THIS PUBLIC LICENSE ("LICENSE"). ALL RIGHTS NOT GRANTED UNDER THIS LICENSE ARE RESERVED.

BY EXERCISING ANY RIGHTS PROVIDED HERE, YOU ACCEPT AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS OF THIS LICENSE. TO THE EXTENT THIS LICENSE MAY BE CONSIDERED TO BE A CONTRACT, THE MILWAUKEE GUITAR PROJECT GRANTS YOU THE RIGHTS CONTAINED HERE IN CONSIDERATION OF YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF SUCH TERMS AND CONDITIONS.

1. Definitions

a. "Guitar Design " means the design of the Milwaukee Servoelectric Guitar, a guitar using closed loop servomotors to dynamically adjust string tension on a real-time basis during performance.

b. “Copywritable Work” means copyrightable descriptions, plans, programs and specifications of the Milwaukee Servoelectric Guitar contained on this web page.

c. "You" means an individual or entity exercising rights under this License who has not previously violated the terms of this License with respect to the Guitar Design or Copywritable Work, or who has received express permission from the Milwaukee Guitar Project to exercise rights under this License despite a previous violation.

2. License Grant. Subject to the terms and conditions of this License, Milwaukee Guitar Project hereby grants You a worldwide, royalty-free, non-exclusive, paid-up license to exercise the rights in the Guitar Design and Copywritable Work as stated below:

a. to use the Guitar Design to construct guitars;

b. to copy and use the Copywritable Work;

c. to perform music using guitars produced under this license according to the Guitar Design.

3. Restrictions. The license granted is subject to and limited by the following restrictions:

a. You must mark copies of the Copyrightable Work with “Copyright Milwaukee Guitar Project www.milwaukeeguitar.org”.

b. You must mark guitars using the Guitar Design with: “Manufactured under attribute-non-commercial-share-alike license from the Milwaukee Guitar Project--www.milwaukeeguitar.org” in a manner to be reasonably visible to inspection.

c. You shall not use the Guitar Design or Copyrightable Works in any manner that is primarily intended for or directed toward commercial advantage or private monetary compensation with the exceptions of:

(i) public or private performance of music on a guitar using the Guitar Design;

(ii) music instruction using such a guitar using the Guitar Design or

(iii) sales of music performed on a guitar using the Guitar Design.

d. You must make adaptations or modifications of the Guitar Design or Copyrightable Work available to others under the same terms as provided by this license.

e. You may not implicitly or explicitly assert any connection with, sponsorship or endorsement by the Milwaukee Guitar Project.

4. Representations, Warranties, and Disclaimer

UNLESS OTHERWISE MUTUALLY AGREED TO BY THE PARTIES IN WRITING AND TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, MILWAUKEE GUITAR PROJECT OFFERS THE COPYRIGHTABLE WORK AND/OR GUITAR DESIGN AS-IS AND MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND CONCERNING THE COPYRIGHTABLE WORK AND GUITAR DESIGN, EXPRESS, IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES OF TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NONINFRINGEMENT, OR THE ABSENCE OF LATENT OR OTHER DEFECTS, ACCURACY, OR THE PRESENCE OF ABSENCE OF ERRORS, WHETHER OR NOT DISCOVERABLE. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THIS EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

5. Limitation on Liability. EXCEPT TO THE EXTENT REQUIRED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT WILL MILWAUKEE GUITAR PROJECT BE LIABLE TO YOU ON ANY LEGAL THEORY FOR ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF THIS LICENSE OR THE USE OF THE COPYRIGHTABLE WORK AND/OR THE GUITAR DESIGN, EVEN IF MILWAUKEE GUITAR PROJECT HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

6. Termination

a. This License and the rights granted hereunder will terminate automatically upon any breach by You of the terms of this License. Individuals or entities who have received Adaptations or Collections from You under this License, however, will not have their licenses terminated provided such individuals or entities remain in full compliance with those licenses. Sections 1, 2, 5, 6, 7, and 8 will survive any termination of this License.

b. Subject to the above terms and conditions, the license granted here is perpetual (for the duration of the applicable copyright in the Copyrightable Work and/or patents in the Guitar Design). Notwithstanding the above, Milwaukee Guitar Project reserves the right to release the Copyrightable Work and/or Guitar Design under different license terms or to stop distributing the Copyrightable Work at any time; provided, however that any such election will not serve to withdraw this License (or any other license that has been, or is required to be, granted under the terms of this License), and this License will continue in full force and effect unless terminated as stated above.

7. Miscellaneous

a. If any provision of this License is invalid or unenforceable under applicable law, it shall not affect the validity or enforceability of the remainder of the terms of this License, and without further action by the parties to this agreement, such provision shall be reformed to the minimum extent necessary to make such provision valid and enforceable.

b. No term or provision of this License shall be deemed waived and no breach consented to unless such waiver or consent shall be in writing and signed by the party to be charged with such waiver or consent.

c. This License constitutes the entire agreement between the parties with respect to the Copyrightable Work and Guitar Design licensed here. There are no understandings, agreements, or representations with respect to the Copyrightable Work or Guitar Design not specified here. Milwaukee Guitar Project shall not be bound by any additional provisions that may appear in any communication from You. This License may not be modified without the mutual written agreement of the Milwaukee Guitar Project and You.

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