Hello All,I'm learnin'...I just learned not to deliver an unfinished guitar. It came back with a damaged spot on the soundboard, and of course I didn't notice the damage until I started French…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Robbie Collins Jan 5.
Hello again All,I've recently been favoring rosewood as a fingerboard wood, and have been looking around for a finish for them that keeps their wonderful appearance---standard fingerboard oil leaves…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Richard Bales Dec 23, 2016.
I make classical and flamenco guitars, and teach guitar making, here in the town of Fort Bragg, California, on the beautiful north coast. My wife and I moved here from Palo Alto sixteen years ago, and we love it!
In the early 1960's I spent 5 years making guitars, and at last decided that I had to do other things to make a living. In the early 1990's I was making furniture right in the middle of the Gryphon Stringed Instruments building, and all that contact with the luthiery guys reminded me of my first love. So in 1993 I went back to guitar making, and for the last several years I've been teaching it as well.
See my website: www.lessonsinlutherie.com