Regular Posts Tagged ‘lutherie’
1 year, 10 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

4 years, 11 months ago Posted in: Blog, For Sale, Luthier Tools, The Art Of Lutherie 3
The Art Of Lutherie

Introducing a new guitar building website with video courses online now! Watch the sample video below! One of the greatest parts of my job is the wonderful people I get to meet and talk to everyday. My customers, students, and friends. I feel truly blessed to receive so many emails and phone calls from people […]

5 years, 3 months 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, 3 months 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, 6 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 […]

6 years, 4 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 […]