All Posts

Quilted Maple & Walnut Flamenco Guitar

Main materials selection: Carpathian Spruce, quilted maple and bastogne walnut. The neck will be in the usual Spanish cedar. The rosette will be constructed from natural spalted maple. Spalted maple billet with its intense and […]

All Posts

Monterey Cypress Flamenco Guitar

Choosing the “right” tonewood for your guitar can feel overwhelming. In our google age, it isn’t all that difficult to reach an information overload threshold. Seemingly profuse search results, however, are not guaranteed to satisfy […]

All Posts

cypress & spruce flamenco guitar

A straight-forward, classic blanca, constructed with a spruce soundboard, Mediterranean cypress back and sides, an ebony fingerboard and a Spanish cypress neck. The guitar is tuned with traditional ebony friction pegs. Even though it is […]

All Posts

Flamenco Guitar–Port Orford Cedar & Spruce

Port Orford Cedar (Chamaecyparis lawsoniana) is well…not a cedar. Names can be funny that way, as Port Orford Cedar (POC) is actually a cypress! POC is native to Oregon and northern California. Even though these […]

All Posts

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 […]

planing of the guitar fingerboard to correct string height (action) problems. The guitar is a Spanish-made instrument by the late master Manuel Reyes.
All Posts

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 […]