Finding My Sound Part II- The Back Pt. I

I think it’s important to start out by saying that everything that I’m finding and the conclusions that I’m making are all within the parameters of the way I build in every other aspect of the process. I am finding things that do and do not work for me; and they may...

Headstock Carving Bit

About 10 years ago I stumbled across this bit while browsing the internet for guitar making information. At the time I was building a slotted headstock, so I was delighted to come across a safer alternative to a bearing router. And at that time, my woodworking skillls...

Black Limba OM- Part II

A few years ago I built this OM out of Black Limba and SItka Spruce. I don’t know why, I was just never really satisfied with it. It sounded good enough, but when I started out building it I’d thought that I was onto something. When I first strung it up I was stunned....

Side Bending Bonanza!

As the title says- it’s been a side-bend-palooza over here. Starting on 4 new builds for the upcoming Vancouver International Guitar Show and as you know I build with laminated sides. That’s 16 sides to be bent and 8 laminations to do! It’s all worth it, though. If...