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Mr. Dependable. Ganz Hauser model.

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 before. That was about 10 years ago, when I first started … Continue reading

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Breaking news: Guitar impacted by asteroid Ceres

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

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Torres FE 05 model

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

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Some pictures of a guitar for JP

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.

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Joachim Schneider Guitar spa treatment

A customer brought his guitar in to refresh the finish. So I took some pictures.

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More of Brandon’s guitar

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A guitar for Brandon

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.

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Still Life with Guitar

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.:)

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Batuque – refreshing the finish

One of the nice things about french polish shellac is that it can be refreshed. So, after Batuque got it’s back repaired and replaced, I began give it a refreshed finish. It looks pretty good. Not perfect, but it’s not … 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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