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, […]

4 years, 9 months ago Posted in: Blog, French Polishing, The Art Of Lutherie 9
French Polishing

Click Here To Learn More What Is French Polishing? The term French Polishing refers to the art of using what is know as a pad, rubber, or muneca constructed usually of cotton cloth wrapped around some type of core material to apply a finish to a wood surface by rubbing.  So the term French polishing is really […]

5 years, 2 months ago Posted in: Acoustic Guitar, Blog, Featured, Steel String 12
Handmade Acoustic Guitar: Genesis

Handmade Acoustic Guitar: Genesis G2s This is one of my recent Genesis handcrafted steel string guitars featuring Brazilian Rosewood, German spruce, and other exotic woods and materials. The Design Process When designing this guitar with my client and friend, he wanted me to create a guitar with a “Wow” factor, but at the same time, one […]

5 years, 3 months ago Posted in: Blog, For Sale 2
Used 17 inch Archtop Guitar For Sale

Sold: 17 inch Natura Deluxe handmade archtop guitar. Previously owned 2013 17″ Natura Deluxe Model archtop guitar for sale; featuring Highly flamed Maple back and sides and Curly Bear Lutz Spruce top. Falling leaf fingerboard inlays and tasteful appointments and bindings of flamed maple. Custom made ebony pickup by Jason Lollar. See the full list […]

5 years, 3 months ago Posted in: Blog, For Sale 0
Handmade Genesis Acoustic Guitar For Sale

2005 Genesis Acoustic Guitar For Sale Sold:  A beautiful handmade acoustic guitar which I made for a client in 2005. I have taken it as a trade-in towards a new matching set of guitars that I am building. It’s a great opportunity to get your hands on a rare full-size Genesis model steel string. This guitar […]

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 […]

5 years, 7 months ago Posted in: Blog, Classical Guitar, Fan Fret, Fanned Fret Guitar, Featured, Nylon String 8
Fanned Fret Guitar: Nylon String

Some days I feel like the most blessed person in the world as I quietly shape and smooth each piece of wood, carefully crafting my next work of art; in this case a new fanned fret guitar. Each time the experience is different, as different and unique as the clients for whom I am creating […]

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 […]