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3 years, 6 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 […]

3 years, 10 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 […]

3 years, 11 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 […]

3 years, 11 months ago Posted in: Fan Fret 0
Fanned Fret Guitar Headstock

The fanned fret guitar head stock can take many different forms and be treated artistically in many different ways. For this guitar, I chose to keep the fan of the frets to a minimum near the nut and arrange it so that the majority of the scale length difference was at the bridge. I find […]

3 years, 11 months ago Posted in: Fan Fret, Gallery, Nylon String 0
Fanned Fret Guitar Side Sound hole

Fanned Fret Guitar Side Sound hole The side sound hole is the perfect addition to the fanned fret guitar design. It takes advantage of the increased tension on the lower strings from the longer scales, which in turn adds depth and power to the clean and focused bass notes. This is remarkable for drop tunings […]

4 years ago Posted in: Fan Fret, Nylon String, Portfolio 0
Fanned Fret Guitar Back Detail

Fanned Fret Guitar Back Detail The asymmetrical body shape lends itself well to the fanned fret guitar design. Blending the traditional lines of the guitar into the asymmetry of the body creates an understated look that is modern, but with traditional roots. The asymmetry also makes the upper fret access a bit better too, like a […]

4 years, 1 month ago Posted in: Fan Fret, Nylon String, Portfolio 0
Side Sound Hole Nylon String Guitar

Side Sound Hole Nylon String Guitar There are far too many benefits to mention when it comes to having a side soundhole in a nylon string guitar or any guitar for that matter. This one is a feature of a Fan Fret nylon string G2n guitar made of Brazilian Rosewood and German moon spruce with […]

5 years, 3 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, 1 month ago Posted in: Archtop, Natura Elite Archtop Guitar 0
Natura Elite II Archtop Guitar

Close front detail of the Sitka spruce top, quilted Maple bindings and gold mother of pearl inlay and purflings of the 16″ Natura Elite II archtop guitar.

7 years, 1 month ago Posted in: Archtop, Natura Elite Archtop Guitar 0
Quilted Maple Back 16 inch Archtop Guitar

Stunning exhibition grade quilted maple back of the Natura Elite II archtop guitar