ISI featured in Acoustic Guitar Magazine

An Oneida guitar we built some many years ago is reviewed in this months "Great Acoustics" feature in Acoustic Guitar Magazine. Built by Eric Aceto and Dan Hoffman in 1989 it was one of several of these that are out there in the world . It is great to see an instrument of ours from [...]

2015-08-20T01:55:42+00:00 February 23rd, 2011|0 Comments

Upcoming Price Increases – Order your Instrument Today

After very many years of holding firm on pricing. Ithaca Stringed Instruments is implementing an across the board price increase. In an effort to accommodate you folks who may have been on the fence or are contemplating ordering an instrument sometime this year, I will hold prices as they are now for all orders taken [...]

2015-08-20T01:47:27+00:00 January 24th, 2011|0 Comments

7-String Mezzo Violin For Jimmy be Free

This instrument has been one of the most interesting projects I have had in recent years. Finally complete, It has been two years since Jimmy first contacted me. Thru conversations and emails I feel like we have been partners in the creation of this unique and very special instrument. "Peacemaker" has lots of interesting features. [...]

2017-04-04T13:54:26+00:00 August 18th, 2010|0 Comments

Aceto/Violect Violin Pickup

Eric Aceto, longtime luthier and developer of pickups for acoustic instruments, is offering a new version of his Aceto/Violect violin pickup featuring an onboard, chin rest–mounted volume control and improved placement of the pickup elements. On the new version, twin piezo crystals are mounted in a two-piece bridge. The top portion of the bridge is [...]

2015-10-23T14:28:41+00:00 October 22nd, 2009|0 Comments

6-String Violin For Betty Widerski

This newest 6 string , built on Carleen Hutchings drawing for the mezzo violin, was built for? Betty Widerski? , a Boston area musician. Using domestic woods, the Sitka Spruce top and Eastern Maple back and sides helps with the instruments grit and clarity. I feel it is the most? successful? of these so far [...]

2015-08-19T14:17:01+00:00 July 29th, 2009|0 Comments

12 fret 00 For Patty Lynch

This instrument is built on our 12 fret, 00 size frame. It has a Sitka Spruce top that was salvaged from a railroad trestle in British Columbia. Very old growth wood that was cut 200 years ago. We have had it in the shop for over 15 years. The celtic knot motif gives it an [...]

2015-08-19T14:13:21+00:00 July 26th, 2009|0 Comments
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