Cello 1

    Cello 1

    Cello 1. Completed in April, 2012.  The top is Sitka spruce, the back and sides are European maple (thank you, Ondrej Sima from SVS Tonewoods in Bratislava, Slovakia), and the fingerboard is Gabon ebony.  This cello is my first foray into the world of violin family...
    Guitar 42  “Aurora”

    Guitar 42 “Aurora”

      “Aurora”   Made for Singer/Songwriter Robin Hopper   in 2014.   Body size – 15 3/4″.   Top – Sitka spruce.   Back and sides – Indian rosewood.   Neck – Bubinga.     Robin Hopper is a wonderful         singer/songwriter who...
    Guitar 43  “Devil’s Club”

    Guitar 43 “Devil’s Club”

      “Devil’s Club”   Made for Mark Heard, 2014.    Body size – 16″  Scale 25.5″   Top – Sitka spruce.   Back and sides – Indian Rosewood.   Neck – Bubinga.   Fingerboard and bridge – Ebony.     Mark Heard is an...
    Guitar 44  “Raven Brings Light”

    Guitar 44 “Raven Brings Light”

      “Raven Brings Light”   Made for Leif Thompson, 2015   Body size – 15.5″   Top – Sitka spruce   Back and sides – Indian rosewood                         Leif is a talented finger style guitarist who plays with the guitar on his...
    Guitar 45  “Cosmic”

    Guitar 45 “Cosmic”

        “Cosmic”    Completed 2015   Top – Sitka spruce   Back and Sides – Bloodwood   Body size 16″   Scale 25.5″       Dave Schurer and I played in a band together in high school.  He and I both took guitar lessons from jazz virtuoso...