Dec 2013 update! AVAILABLE INSTRUMENTS at VB Guitars

The vast majority of my instruments are commissioned privately, but occasionally I have an extra instrument made for inventory. Here are guitars that are available for immediate purchase: Two Model 14 carved top Ultra-thinline semi hollow guitars- taking reservations on these two in progress!!! LATE DECEMBER UPDATE- THESE GUITARS ARE NOW SOLD… but please read […]

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Got a couple done! Hot out of the oven!!

These guitars are for my clients Donato and Patrice who are return customers (this is their 2nd VB each). I’ve been tweaking and adjusting, playing and polishing. Serious fun! Both are great guitars I will be sad to see them go haha! Here’s some quick  iphone pics of them both:

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Fall 2013 Projects underway! Flame maple galore!!

Work on the summer project kinda comes to a halt after the guitars are all strung up and settling in anticipation for their final fretwork and adjustments. This usually takes about 10 days or so, and in the meantime i shift gears into the new projects on the schedule.I’m taking on 5 guitars this time […]

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Spring archtop guitar projects- assembly complete!

Lots of progress on all the projects in the shop. Been working tons of hours on things and it’s shaping up and looking good. Many various stages here- bracing, rim work, neck mounting, glue ups, and wood binding installation. Next up- complete sanding and prep, then staining and painting. The archtop building process is LONG […]

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