"Thoughful design going away from tradition
while keeping the essential"
I bring an unique approach to guitar making, incorporating thoughtful design while also staying true to the essential elements of traditional guitar construction. This approach allows me to create instruments that are both innovative and grounded in tradition, which can be a great combination for musicians looking for something that is both familiar and fresh. It's important to strike a balance between respecting the traditions of guitar making while also being open to new ideas and approaches. By doing so, I can create truly unique instruments that offer a new twist on a beloved classic. Overall, the guitars reflect a deep understanding of the craft and a passion for creating finely made, beautifully designed guitars. ~ Handmade guitars have unique features and specificities: Individual craftsmanship - Each handmade guitar is a one-of-a-kind masterpiece, created with the utmost care and attention to detail by skilled artisans. Customizable options - Handmade guitars offer the opportunity to personalize your instrument to meet your exact specifications and playing style, making it truly your own. Exceptional sound quality - The time and effort invested in the creation of each handmade guitar translates to a superior sound quality, with rich tone and sustain that cannot be matched by mass-produced instruments. Unique aesthetic design - With no two handmade guitars ever being exactly alike, each instrument is a work of art, showcasing the artistry and creativity of the maker. Increased durability - Handmade guitars are often constructed using higher quality materials and techniques, ensuring a longer lifespan and better resistance to wear and tear. Personal touch and attention to detail - The individualized attention and care that goes into each handmade guitar sets it apart, creating a bond between the player and the instrument that is unmatched by mass-produced counterparts. Higher value and collectibility - As each handmade guitar is a unique and irreplaceable work of art, its value only increases with time, making it a valuable investment for both players and collectors alike. Limited production - With only a limited number of handmade guitars produced each year, each instrument is a rare and coveted item, ensuring its place in the annals of musical history.
I choose that option for the guitars I built.
Bolted-on necks offer several advantages for guitar players :
Stability - The neck and body of the guitar are securely attached, reducing the risk of warping or shifting over time.
Easy maintenance - In case of any neck-related issues, a bolted-on neck can be quickly and easily removed for repair or replacement.
Customizability - Bolted-on necks can be switched out for different styles or materials, allowing players to experiment with different tonal qualities and aesthetic options.
Consistent playability - As the neck is a separate piece from the body, it can be precisely adjusted for optimal playability and comfort, ensuring a consistent experience for the player.
Ease of production - Bolted-on necks are easier and quicker to produce than set-in or neck-through designs, making them a popular option for guitar manufacturers.
Overall, bolted-on necks offer a combination of stability, versatility, and ease of use that makes them a popular choice among guitar players of all levels.
Standard scale length of 650 mm is used for the C & S model, for the GJ model 670mm.
The materials are high quality timber, the soundboard is German Spruce, the neck is Mahogany from South America, for the back, sides, headplates, fingerboard and bridge is Wenge from Africa.
Shellac varnish is protecting the whole body , also known as French polish.
Hard drying Oil from boiled mixture of resin with linseed oil is applied on every neck and fingerboard for the smoothest touch.