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  • AG-5 (Enrique Chi Commission)

    AG-5 (Enrique Chi Commission)

    Mutual friend, Mary Kemper Wolf, pointed Making Movies‘ front man, Enrique Chi, to my studio. He visited and played almost every instrument I’d made, eventually commissioning this unusual steel string acoustic guitar with 9 strings. It was a challenging project but the guitar turned out very well, sounds amazing, and easy to play. AG-5: 9-string […]

  • UKU-T-27 (Kyoto commission)

    UKU-T-27 (Kyoto commission)

    Cutaway tenor ukulele of roasted maple (sides, back, neck) and curly Port Oxford cedar top. Ebony and roasted maple bridge and fret board, Rubner tuning machines, bone nut and saddle.

  • CG-15


    Classical guitar with mahogany top and sides and seven-piece back with three stripes of padauk between mahogany. Neck is Spanish cedar with mahogany details. black ebony fretboard and bridge. Bone nut and saddle. Overall length: 38.5 inches Body length: 19 inches Body depth: 3.75 inches Hips: 14 inches Waist: 9.5 inches Shoulders: 10.875 inches With […]

  • AG-1


    Acoustic guitar with Canadian cedar belly , red gum back and sides, mahogany neck, black ebony fretboard and bridge, red gum binding, bone saddle and nut, abalone rosette, mother of pearl fret markers, Schertler tuning machines, Power Pins 2.0, falcate bracing, bone saddle and nut. Overall length: 38.375 inches Body length: 18.5 inches Body depth: […]

  • CG-11 Cowboy Classical

    CG-11 Cowboy Classical

    Classical guitar, African mahogany sides, top, seven-piece back, neck, ebony fret board and bridge, bone nut and saddle. Light weight and barebones “cowboy classical” with fantastic loud clear and balanced voice. (collection: Beau Bledsoe) Construction photos:

  • CG-10 Coronavirus

    CG-10 Coronavirus

    Classical guitar “The CoronaVirus” with curly mahogany belly , curly fiddleback maple back and sides, mahogany neck, black ebony fretboard and bridge, mahogany binding and curly maple and abalone coronavirus rosette, bone saddle and nut, mother of pearl fret markers, ebony head veneer, Schertler tuning machines. Overall length: ~38 inches Body length: ~19 inches Body […]