Author Archives: steve
One of the most used, most reproduced, most beloved and dependable designs for classical guitars: Hauser 1937. If this one looks familiar, maybe it’s because it has appeared here on the blog before. That was about 10 years ago, when … Continue reading
Sort of… Here is a cutaway guitar. 640mm scale length. Channel top. Double sides. Ultra cutaway. Clear golpeadores. Same model as one I made for Pedro Cortes who is currently touring with that guitar. Contact me for more information
A couple years ago I made a Torres FE 05 out of Movingue which was very successful. The original, labeled in 1857, Sevilla was built with Rio Rosewood. So here’s another FE 05 incarnation, with some beautiful rosewood. Scale length … Continue reading
Here’s a guitar finished earlier this year. I suppose you might say it’s pretty. A few bells and whistles. It is a Romanillos plantilla, but with double sides and back. Rosewood and Euro-Spruce. Powerful and soulful voice. 650 scale length.
A customer brought his guitar in to refresh the finish. So I took some pictures.
I’ve been working on a guitar for a player in nearby Vancouver BC. I make all the parts in my shop. They will start going together pretty quickly.
Batuque was in rough shape when she came in. (See these posts (1) (2) .) Back braces loose, bindings broken, rattled when played. The fix was to remove and replace the back, reglue the braces, new bindings, refresh the finish … Continue reading
I got an email from James Bishop Edwards this morning. Here is what he wrote: Hi Steve, sometimes the morning light hits the guitar and it looks beautiful so I have to take a photo.:)