Category Archives: top

A visit from another Steve

Steve Oliver has commissioned a guitar to be built. Actually I’m right in the middle of constructing it. He came to my workshop to visit and check the progress. Thanks for visiting, Mr Oliver. It’s a pleasure to share conversation … Continue reading

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Rosette evolution

Brazilian background.

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Preview of future attraction. Spruce and Amboyna burl.

Here’s a top, a very fine Euro spruce, joined and with rosette inlaid. Amboyna burl background….

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New Guitar – Hello, Goodbye

About as soon as they are born, they leave. The conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn happened in December 2020. The guitar “Conjunction” is a blend. A combination of many elements. Jazz, Flamenco, Classical. Also, a team effort with the customer. … Continue reading

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Batuque… more pictures from before restoration

The loose back braces were the biggest issue and needed to be fixed. Some of the cosmetic issues were really not critical. Although the broken bindings were. Because of the damage to the bindings, I decided to replace them, and … Continue reading

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Three Cut-aways – Tops

Two cedar, one spruce. All three tops will be what I call “channel top” construction.

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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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