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Experimental 8 – “Spare Partita”

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In 2012 I built this guitar , Spare Partita For an individual luthier, labor is the most expensive part of any instrument.  That is why quality materials are so important.  However, when creating a prototype, downgrading the materials just a … Continue reading

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Angelito Agcaoili plays Weiss Suite in D maj.

18 minutes of music!  Recorded with a camera from the audience…. there was a tripod.  Mr Agcaoili displays his musicality and focus, in addition to command of the 8 string guitar. A couple years ago I got an email from … Continue reading

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Neck shape standards and templates

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There are a infinite possibilities for shaping a guitar neck. The luthier needs to work within constraints, making decisions about what is desirable and how to carve the neck to execute those decisions. For example, I am working on a … Continue reading

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