Author Archives: steve
I’ve had this wood for a while. I could make it into a nice guitar. It’s not dramatically figured. It is very straight grained, well quartered, which as a luthier, I love. But there is some flame as well.
Last year Valerie got a new guitar I built for her. After having it for a year, she seems to be enjoying it. Hi, So nice to hear from you. I was just thinking about the fact that I’ve had … Continue reading
Here is a video for lovers of classical guitars. It was made by Antigoni Goni about 4 guitars, each built by Jose Romanillos before his passing. It’s quite a beautiful video, and certainly meaningful to me: I went to Spain … Continue reading
Back in June of 2022 I posted a video of William Bajzek playing Bolero by Arcas on a guitar I made in the fall of 2020. Remember 2020? Pandemic. A time of isolation. Not necessary a bad thing for a … Continue reading
As it happens… David Feingold has a recent guitar that I built earlier this year. David’s son, Jacob Feingold, is an accomplished photographer and he took some pictures of his dad with the guitar. They are really nice studies, or … Continue reading
Here’s some wood I am considering for use in the rosette of an upcoming guitar.
I got a note from Rick, who was counting practice hours to see if he could get to 10,000. “…I am still counting hours. I wish I were better at it but a good day begins and ends with Bach.” … Continue reading
Since the spring of this year, I have been planning to attend the California International Guitar Festival. I’ve done only one festival (in Vancouver, BC – in July) in the last few years and was truly looking forward to it. … Continue reading