Author Archives: steve

About steve

Luthier in the northwest of the Northwest. Classical guitars, custom instruments, repairs and restorations.

Sets 9 and 11….

For LC:  In answer to your email questions….Both of these sets have inspiring visual and musical attributes.  Both have excellent tap tones.  Very solid and dense tone  with good high components. Both are a good size and both have excellent … Continue reading

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Don’t Keep Your Guitar On the Couch

Really.  It is a dangerous place. Keep it in it’s case, Steve Really.  It might be comfortable, but it is “Not Safe.”    

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A slightly radical change…Nico’s ax

Nico Audy-Rowland is a composer and performer of music that ain’t classical guitar.  But he likes to compose on nylon strings.  When he came to me with his martin backpacker, and an idea… He also likes a long-scale baritone tuning. … Continue reading

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Bart Migal is another repeat customer.  He originally found one of my guitars at a dealer in New York, and it was a gift to his dad!  Then he commissioned this one (seven string cutaway) from me a few years … Continue reading

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Bob’s Reyes Repairs

  Here is a recording of the repaired guitar!  Sev Jeff Bob 14 Nov 11 Bob gave me his old guitar to repair. Reyes, 1963.  Tipo E.  No strings.  No golpeador. No tie-block bone.   No nut.  Other than that, not … Continue reading

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It has been a couple of months since the last blgntry (neologism?). I had a long drive to San Luis Obispo for the La Guitarra Fest.  Sold one guitar there and another upon my return.  Been busy since then with … Continue reading

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Flying Guitars

It’s been a while since I posted anything…. so I’m re-remembering…. how not to make a gallery.  

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Sweeping up around the computer….odds and ends

I have been way too busy at my .5 time day job… too busy to spend enough time on guitars, that’s for sure.  The quarter ends in a week or so.  I’m right in the middle of grading exams.  It’s … Continue reading

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Hauser strung

I finished the Hauser, but before I sent it away I took a few pictures.

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The last Micah post for a while?

Just a couple pictures…you can click em to enlarge.

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