Luthierie (looth-yer-ee) is the term used for the art of building stringed musical instruments.
I am a master builder of violins, violas, bass violins, guitars, celtic harps, mandolins, and electric instruments. Trained in the "old school" methods of hand working and varnishing, my instruments are prized for their tone, resonance and projection.
I also have over a decade of experience in repair and restoration of stringed instruments. My years as a professional musician and my skill as a luthier have made me a favored set-up and repair expert for both US and international touring musicians.
This past year I've begun work on a line of electric guitars and basses that are built around my patented ARS (acoustic reed system). Check back here for more details as the line emerges from production. The link is under the electric guitar.
If you have need of a custom built stringed instrument, or the repair and restoration of a valued one, email me and let's have a chat.
Click on the violin scroll above to see what instruments I have on hand...
Enjoy a slide show of some of my work by clicking on Gallery in the top menu.