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5 years, 1 month ago Posted in: Archtop Guitar, Blog 1
Carving The Top: Archtop Guitar Book Series Part 3

Welcome to Part 3 of the new web based version of my Archtop Guitar book, “The Creation Of the Natura Elite Archtop Guitar“. I will be posting a new chapter every week or so from now through the end of the year to allow you to more easily read and enjoy it online and to […]

5 years, 1 month ago Posted in: Archtop Guitar, Blog 6
Natura Deluxe 16 in Archtop Guitar

The Natura Deluxe Archtop guitar embodies everything I know about visual and tonal harmony. The design of this unique instrument has been tediously and lovingly crafted through years of labor intensive research. It’s refined and subtle elegance is complimented by its breathtaking voice that is unlike any guitar you have ever played. This 2008 Natura […]

5 years, 1 month ago Posted in: Blog, French Polishing, The Art Of Lutherie 7
Guitar French Polishing Class

Guitar French polishing with shellac is an ancient craft that has been handed down for many generations. I am very passionate about French polishing; as it pertains to my work, and in the passing on of this important aspect of our craft of lutherie. This French Polishing Course Is now available online! Click Here To Learn More Last week […]

5 years, 2 months ago Posted in: Acoustic Guitar, Blog 11
Slotted Headstock Steel String Guitars For Sale

 Steel String 12 Fret Slotted Headstock Guitars For Sale Even though my build list is over 1 year currently for custom orders, I’m writing to let you know about two spec guitars that I have been working on for a while now that are available for sale. They have been in my build list for a […]

5 years, 4 months ago Posted in: Archtop Guitar, Blog, The Art Of Lutherie 1
Archtop Guitar Book Series Part 2

Welcome to Part 2 of the new web based version of my Archtop Guitar book, “The Creation Of the Natura Elite Archtop Guitar“. To Preview the book in its entirety, Purchase a hard cover or soft cover copy of the book, or Download a free high res PDF eBook version, Click The Button Below: Selecting Tone Woods […]

5 years, 5 months ago Posted in: Archtop Guitar, Blog, The Art Of Lutherie 1
Archtop Guitar Book Series Part 1

Welcome to Part 1 of the new web based version of my Archtop Guitar book, “The Creation Of the Natura Elite Archtop Guitar“. I will be posting a new chapter every week or so from now through the end of the year to allow you to more easily read and enjoy it online and to […]

5 years, 5 months ago Posted in: Blog, Fanned Fret Guitar, The Art Of Lutherie 12
Understanding Fanned Fret Guitars And Scale Length

To read a new updated and expanded version of this article click here: Fanned Fret Guitars The concept of the multi-scale musical instrument (one in which each string has its own scale length) is not new by any means. It is commonly employed in many instruments such as the piano, harp, and others. This multi-scale arrangement […]

6 years, 2 months ago Posted in: Blog 1
Acoustic Guitar Meeting Sarzana Italy

I’m very happy to announce that I will be an exhibitor at the 2011 Acoustic Guitar Meeting in Sarzana Italy from May 18th – 22nd. This will be a great opportunity to meet many of you from Italy and other parts of Europe face to face and give you a chance to see and play […]

6 years, 2 months ago Posted in: Blog, Luthier Tools, The Art Of Lutherie 10
Lie Nielson Tools - Bronze Low Angle Block Plane

This is the first of a series of posts I’m planning to write about my favorite tools that I use while making my guitars. Having and using nice hand tools is just one of the many great parts of being a luthier. One of my favorite and most used tools in my guitar shop, is […]

6 years, 7 months ago Posted in: Blog 4
Hello!

Thanks for visiting my new website and blog! I am really excited to have this new way of connecting with you my customers and friends. I have a lot of work to do still to get the website fully operational so keep coming back to see whats new over the next few months. After that […]