The flamboyant Koa of this flamenco guitar leaves me speechless! Color and the wood grain play with light, shimmering and revealing depth and layers from each new angle. But wait, there is more! This guitar […]
Repair and maintenance of a fine classical or flamenco guitar is not a matter of “if,” but of “when.” Aside from strings, nuts and saddles wear out, as do frets. French polish will eventually need […]
Flamenco guitar on this track is played by Luis de Perikin of Jerez de la Frontera, Spain.
In April of 2012, Paco de Lucia was giving a concert in Savannah, Georgia (USA). My recently completed walnut/maple/spruce flamenco guitar was lucky to meet Paco de Lucia, and to receive compliments from the maestro. […]
A guitarmaker’s shop is a bit like a kitchen. A multitude of simmering pots, clanging of utensils and dishes, grinding, chopping, sauteing…. Guitars being finished, new ones started, repairs large and small under way. It […]