Jason Okamoto

Jason Okamoto recorded numerous projects with a rosewood/spruce Tsiorba guitar I built for him. You can learn more about Jason’s work at his website   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by […]

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Crossover Nylon String Guitar

What is a crossover nylon string guitar? In essence, it is a guitar built for musicians whose hands and technique are attuned to steelstring acoustics or electric guitars. Having spent years playing narrower necks, transitioning […]

Guitarist Playing Luthier Guitar
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Classical Guitars Inventory

If your ideal guitar is not here, I can build one to your specs. Email me or call 503-261-3942 European Spruce & Carob Classical Guitar

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Classical Guitars

Archive of Commissions

These pages could be used as a reference for my past work. If you see a guitar that inspires you, and would like to request something similar, email me or call 503-261-3942 Tsiorba Classical Guitar: […]



Did you receive a guitar I built for you recently? Sent your guitar in for an extensive restoration? Please share about your experience! Your comments, feedback and suggestions are taken seriously and will be greatly […]

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 […]

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Luthier’s Private Reserve Rare Tonewoods

In 2015, I had a rare opportunity to acquire a retiring luthier’s stash of gorgeous, pre-ban Brazilian Rosewood, old-growth Indian rosewood, hand-picked, highest quality German spruce, high-altitude Idaho Engelmann spruce, maple, mahogany, ebony, Koa and […]