After a couple of years of experimentation I am ready to announce my new pickup/ mic system for violin. This simple, reliable and great sounding dual system fits to any violin with no extra clamps or wires. The pickup is my deluxe bridge pickup ,using only the finest 3tree Despaiu or comperable bridge blanks. The [...]
Sophia fingerboard inlay Koa Koa back and sides sophia
these grace design preamps are the best thing I have heard in a long time. can't recommend them enough. both the Alix and felix are in stock also I do love this LR Baggs Venue DI. Some great features and quality sound from a great company. also in stock
Some cleaning up to do, but today I close up the new 7 string Mezzo violin.
This 12 fret Parlor guitar Red Spruce top, Flamed mahogany back and sides, Flamed Cedro neck feather weight with an incredible clarity and depth of tone.
This newest 6 string violin (famiola) built for a wonderfull musician in Santa Monica. big leaf maple back and sides. Constructed on a redrawn form based on a Cremonese golden mean.
Recently completed 7 string Mezzo Violin. The second 7 string on this frame, a challange to build but it came out well I think. Here is an excerpted quote from the customer after playing it a bit: "...My favorite unexpected so far is/are the unbelievable harmonic overtones that can be drawn out by bowing at [...]
Recently completed 5 course Florentine Mandocello (Luito) for John Pailillio Sitka top , mahogany back and sides . Laminated Cedro neck. Ebony fittings.
This Florentine scrolled mandolin just completed for Dr. Richard Wing. Red Maple back and sides with Ebony trim. I like the understated appointments. A clean, yet classic, appearance. These are a challenge to build but worth the effort I think. A beautiful sounding instrument.