Frank Lloyd Wright Inspired Custom Acoustic Guitar

Western red cedar top with a sunburst finish. 0 comments

An OM guitar with inlay designed in collaboration with the customer with a sunburst finish. Cedar top with rosewood back and sides. “My No.1. I was given the opportunity to participate in the design of this guitar as a Christmas present from my wife. It was then made by Jim Worland, a luthier in Rockford, [...]

OM with curly redwood top, ziricote rosewood back and sides

Curly redwood top with abalone purfling. 2 comments

This is an OM guitar designed and built in close collaboration with Gary Phillips, owner of Paradise Guitars. He purchased the wood and other components and picked out various design elements to incorporate into his personalized instrument. Jim, Just wanted to let you know again how much I love this guitar. Took it to the [...]

Building a custom double neck guitar


  I am building a custom double neck guitar for a customer. He wants an 8 string neck and a 6 string baritone neck on the same body. Here are some photos of me building this guitar.                  

Cigar Box Guitars


Here’s a fun little project. I’ve taken some cigar boxes and turned them into guitars! They sound as cool as they look!