Archtop Guitar
Fine Tuning Your Life - Podcast

Click Below To Listen To This Podcast:   Whether your a guitar player or collector or simply someone who appreciates art, I hope you’ll enjoy this podcast I’m sharing with you today. I recently had the great pleasure of discussing the finer points of art & guitars, plus a little bit about my personal story, […]

5 years, 6 months ago Posted in: Archtop, Archtop Guitar, Blog, Featured 4
The Cremona Archtop Guitar

Introducing the Cremona handmade archtop guitar The driving force and inspiration for my work as a luthier has always been rooted in never saying a design is good enough, in relentlessly pursuing higher and higher levels of excellence, and continual refinement in vision and sound. This newest iteration of my archtop guitar model continues this tradition […]

The Art Of Lutherie Book & DVD Guitar Making Book

The Art Of Lutherie Book /DVD I am thrilled to let you know that my new book is now available for sale!!! – Click Here If you play guitar  professionally or just for fun, or if you’re a luthier and have built 1 or 100 guitars, you probably will agree — there is always more […]

6 years, 1 month ago Posted in: Acoustic Guitar, Archtop Guitar, Blog, The Art Of Lutherie 1
Sculpting An Archtop Guitar Time-Lapse Video

Watch a Time Lapse guitar making video showing my process for hand carving an exceptional piece of highly flamed maple into a back for a 17″ archtop guitar. In the video, I show about 10hrs of work in around 30 seconds. It starts with a specially seasoned slab of tone-wood that I have carefully joined […]

I'm Not A Guitar Maker: I Just Make Guitars

I don’t know about you, but in order to be fully connected with my work and fully invested emotionally in it, I have to be clear on what I’m actually doing. What is the point of it all, why is it important? When I sort through all the different layers and levels to get down […]

6 years, 11 months ago Posted in: Archtop, Archtop Guitar, Blog, Featured 2
Hand Made 17 inch Archtop Guitar: The Natura Deluxe

The New Natura Deluxe 17 Inch Archtop Guitar When I built my first hand made 17 inch archtop guitar in 1998, I was unaware of the incredible journey that lay before me. Since that time I have tirelessly worked to refine my skills and my designs, in order to obtain the ultimate guitar. Not simply a […]

7 years ago Posted in: Archtop Guitar, Blog 0
Handmade Archtop Guitar Kindle Book

Making An Archtop Guitar: The Creation Of the Natura Elite Archtop Guitar The new special Kindle Editionof the deluxe Hardcover print version is now available for download on your Kindle, iphone, ipad, and more. In addition to the simplified and easy to read format, The kindle Edition even contains many new Bonus Images that are […]

7 years, 6 months ago Posted in: Archtop Guitar, Blog, For Sale 3
Previously Owned Natura Elite 16 inch Archtop Guitar For Sale

This is a rare and wonderful opportunity for you to be able to own a truly unique previously owned Natura Elite 16 inch archtop guitar. The Natura Elite is the highest model of guitar that I make and it is crafted from the absolute best of all materials obtainable. This is one of my favorite […]

Live Online Guitar Making Class

Many of you may have seen my last blog post where I had the privilege of announcing my new website focused on sharing the wonders of the art of hand crafting guitars with both players and guitar builders interested in understanding more about this wonderful, historical, and inspiring instrument we all love so much; the […]

How to Record An Acoustic Guitar

I recently did an acoustic recording of a wonderful hand made archtop guitar that I have for sale. The recording was to be used in the video you see below. It occurred to me while recording that many of the guitar players and luthiers who subscribe to my blog might be wishing they had a […]