Luthier Projects:

A Brazilian inspired design after the Giannini Craviola. Very warm tone and easy action Cedar top, Sapele Mahogony sides and back, maple neck. Good for either baroque guitar or customr Irish Fingerpicking tunings....sits well on the thigh....

A 1855 Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume Violin undergoing restoration. It was part of a deal - buy my 1992 Ford pickup, and I'll throw in this antique French Violin.....Kelly plays this today

 

A resonator guitar built of Baltic Birch, American Walnut and several steel and aluminum parts....built to be amplified, this guitar has a built-in pickup but no preamp

Trivia question - anybody know what the album in the background is???

Most recently, an Appalachian Dulcimer built with six woods - walnut back. mahogony sides, srpuce and cedar top in a harlequin style, maple end blocks and oak fingerboard. Decorated with green abalone purfling

Latest guitar built of Bubinga (African blackwood), spruce top, gold tuners

Detail of inlay