I've learned a lot from other guitar builders over the years, and so this blog is a way for me to share
my own build experiences and hopefully let others learn from my success and mistakes!
8 Aug 2022 -
älgen, delfin, ef1, inlays, setup and repair
A mixed set of activities in the workshop this week, as I worked on three guitars: trying to move one through the last stages of a build, getting another through the early stages, and a final one that's in for some setup TLC.
18 Jul 2022 -
Pondering about what it is I do, pushing towards the finishing straight with Älgen build, and learning a new process for my fretwork.
11 Jul 2022 -
A chill week after the manic rush to Makefest - making (almost) the final changes to Älgen’s body, and tidying up the binding job on Delfin.
4 Jul 2022 -
The race against the clock to get Älgen ready for Liverpool Makefest, and some notes from what was a great show.
27 Jun 2022 -
älgen, delfin, scale length
A mix of pushing towards my deadline for Liverpool Makefest, and re-evaluating some of my assumed truths about guitar building.
19 Jun 2022 -
älgen, delfin, makefest
Pondering what I want to communicate at Liverpool Makefest; getting Älgens fretboard ready for fretting; and I award myself a B for my first binding effort.
29 May 2022 -
älgen, cnc routing, delfin
two guitars in a similar stage of build but with their own distinct process going on, and some notes on the lack of CNC-router in my builds.