Happening Now

What's going on in my shop and news

All of my current projects are finished, and I'm delighted with all and will add them to my "keepers" (though at some point I'm going to have to sell something to make some room).

Knowing that quite a number of aspiring builders and instrument enthusiasts use my construction pages for reference, I'm keeping the website open for awhile. Please feel free to browse the site, and don't hesitate to contact me if you have questions.


This cello, my first, is for my grandson Sam, who has proved to my satisfaction that he's going to stick with his lessons. Like nearly all my instruments, it features a red spruce top, paired with sugar maple back and sides.


This dreadnought guitar was started some time ago, but other projects intervened; now I've returned and completed the project. This instrument features a Torrefied red spruce top, East Indian rosewood back and sides, Waverly tuning machines, a beveled edge, and some very nice trim touches. And it sounds great!


Thanks again! It's been fun!

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