Tag Archives: made by hand

Inspiring Guitar Makers of Instagram

Golden-Era Guitar Producers of Today Sifting through the mass imagery thats Instagram you quite often stumble across guitar builders who are doing things a little different and I’ve been hunting down inspiring guitar makers of Instagram. Some of which look forward at design and some look back for inspiration – I am one of the […]

rosewood regulation changes

Rosewood Regulation Changes

The guitar industry and rosewood regulation changes So I basically found out the hard way when contacted by US imports department regarding a guitar I had made and sent to a customer in Alabama. Apparently with little warning new rosewood regulation changes had taken effect on January 2, 2017 that called for documentation when shipping instruments […]

D+H Cigar Box Guitar

You Want To Build A Cigar Box Guitar?

So you want to build a cigar box guitar?   I’m not quite sure when I had the idea that I should build a cigar box guitar. Having played for the best part of 25 years a good number of guitars have passed through my hands, but I never felt particularly attached to any of […]