Luthierie

Handmade guitars I built with guidance from Dan Collins & Nick Holcomb at Shady Lea Guitars.

“Ambrosia,” a steel-string acoustic “triple-O” (000) body style

Mahogany braces on ambrosia maple back panel.

 

Sitka spruce soundboard bracing.

 

Ambrosia maple sides.

 

Tantalones.

 

Boxed up.

 

Second build (in process), steel string Jumbo body style

 

Mahogany neck; reclaimed redwood soundboard; abalone rosette.

 

Bubinga back and sides; ebony back strip.

 

Mahogany neck and heel.

 

Purfling glue-up.

 

The Acoustics

2016–2018