Welcoming 2019

Hello Friends! Well, 2018 was a wild ride full of many ups and downs. And lets face it, 2019 won’t be any different! That’s life and it’s beautiful and exciting and maddening and so many other amazing things! In lieu of working on the Vancouver guitars this weekend I...

New Year’s Jump Start

Quick little video of the beginning of 5 new guitars. In this video I’m taking the joined backs and trimming them out to shape and taking notes on their weights and thicknesses. Stay tuned for more video updates as the builds progress!

Shop happenings and other ramblings…

The last couple of months have been pretty busy in the shop and these 00 builds are getting close to the finish stage. One neck is shaped. I’ve got to make a couple of bridges and radius the fingerboards. Then I’ll be ready to tape ‘em up and get some sealer sprayed...

Repair Shop Open for Business!

Today, it is official. I am advertising for and accepting repair work. I’ve spent the last 13 years building my own guitars and repairing instruments on occasion. But the decision to leap into the repair world with both feet is one based on the desire to be a part of...

Carving Out My Sound- Part 1

I can pick a large handful of times I’ve walked in the house with a newly finished guitar in hand, grinning ear to ear. “You have to hear this thing!” I exclaim to my supportive wife. I strum a chord or two and watch for her response. Which usually goes something like...