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Engelmann Spruce & East Indian Rosewood Classical Guitar

GUITAR SPECS: Tonewoods: Soundboard: Engelmann Spruce Back/sides: East Indian Rosewood (EIR) Neck: Spanish Cedar Fingerboard: Pau Ferro, a.k.a morado, palo santos, caviuna, Brazilian ironwood, and Bolivian rosewood, to name a few. This wood has very […]



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Tsiorba Guitars Studio

3816 SE Liebe St., Portland, OR 97202 Phone (no texts please) 503.261.3942 email Appointment Hours: Tuesday–Friday: 11am–6pm.  Saturdays: 11am–3pm. Shipping/Correspondence Address: Peter Tsiorba, 4207 SE Woodstock Blvd., #354, Portland, OR 97206  

planing of the guitar fingerboard to correct string height (action) problems. The guitar is a Spanish-made instrument by the late master Manuel Reyes.
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Guitar Repair and Restoration Services

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 […]

Guitar Soundboard Bracing
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Guitar Construction

One would think that guitar construction has been largely standardized over the course of many decades and centuries. It turns out that such is not the case. Not only do regional traditions and differences exist, […]

Handcrafted Luthier Guitars
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Available Inventory

You can see what I have in stock here Otherwise, please let me know what you are looking for. Email or phone calls are welcome.

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Tsiorba Flamenco Guitars

A flamenco guitar is not just any guitar equipped with tap plates. Nor is it simply a matter of tonewood choice (i.e. rosewood vs. cypress). Historically, guitars were not differentiated along “classical” or “flamenco” lines. […]