Gallery of Completed Work


The photographs below document recent work in chronological order.


Gibson Style L-00 2022

This guitar features figured Honduran Mahogany back and sides with a Torrefied Sitka Spruce top.

The model is based on a 1937 Gibson 14 fret L-00. The "firestripe" pickguard is by Holter Pickguards.

The pyramid bridge is not a Gibson style feature, but was chosen by the customer.








0000-42 (M style) Guitar   2022

Cocobolo Rosewood Carpathian Spruce

Abalone top trim with curly maple binding. Custom peghead inlay.




Martin Style 000 Orchestra Model     2022

Brazilian Rosewood. Torrefied Red (Adirondack) Spruce top.

Tortoise celluloid binding. Brazilian Rosewood peghead veneer.

Neck profile after the owner's 1938 Martin 000-18. Brace dimensions from 1937 Martin OM.



This guitar and is story were featured on the back inside cover of Acoustic Guitar magazine in the May/June 2022 issue.


 Guitar patterned after a Yamaha LL16     2022

 Cocobolo Rosewood body. Torrefied Red Spruce top Martin-style scalloped X bracing (not Yamaha).

Tortoise celluloid binding. Custom peghead inlay and soundhole rosette.


Martin Style Dreadnought guitar. 2021

Cocobolo Rosewood. Carpathian Spruce top with modern shading.

Traditional Martin 45 style torch head inlay with 45 style fretboard inlays.

Martin OM-42 Style Guitar.  c. 2021

Cocobolo Rosewood. Torrefied Red Spruce top. Abalone purfling with 42 style fretboard inlays

Martin 00 12 fret style guitar. 2018

Red Spruce over Honduran Mahogany. Vintage shaded top. Crotch grain Mahogany back.


Martin 000-28 12 fret style guitar. c.2018

Brazilian Rosewood back and sides. Torrefied Red Spruce top. Curly maple binding



14" Octave mandolin. c.2019

Carved Red Spruce top. Western Bigleaf maple back and sides.


16" Archtop Guitar. Modeled after early Gibson L-5. c. 2020

Red Spruce top, maple back and sides.