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Seven-String Monterey Archtop Guitar

Seven-String Monterey Archtop Guitar

This seven-string guitar took the Best in Show Award at the Artistry in Wood show.

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Better than your vintage vinyl collection?

Better than your vintage vinyl collection?

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A new "spin" on wood turning: What happens when you translate wood into music?

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Old amplifier

Old amplifier

Recently a client asked me to give new life to an old Garnet amplifier...

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Old Garnet amplifier given a new life

Old Garnet amplifier given a new life

My client wanted to give a new life to a Garnet amplifier his dad gave him years ago... new dials and Garnet logo were added

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18th-Century French Harpsichord

18th-Century French Harpsichord

Woodworker: Charles PalmerAfter seven years of piano lessons as a child, Palmer was introduced to J.S. Bach's Baroque music and was hooked. He has built three harpsichords from kits since 1974 he...

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Alder solid-body, carved-top electric guitar

Alder solid-body, carved-top electric guitar

Next round of guitars.  This one has a solid alder body with alder top. Neck is maple with maple  fingerboard.  Body finished with polyurethane and polished with wax. Neck is finished with tongue...

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A quick tour of my messy shop

A quick tour of my messy shop

I build mandolins and guitars full time out of my tiny (400 sq feet) shop. Sorry it isn't very clean, but it is well loved and used every day.

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Handmade Guitar

Handmade Guitar

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I made this guitar over the spring of 2011 and it was a tremendously fufilling process. I strongly encourage every woodworker to build an instrument, you will learn so much about the craft.

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Padauk & Poplar guitar

Padauk & Poplar guitar

My second attempt at a solid body electric. Poplar body with carved padauk top.  Hard maple neck extra wide with asymmetric back.  This was a custom job for my fat fingers and it fits well. Think...

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Alder electric guitar

Alder electric guitar

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This was my fist attempt at a guitar from scratch. Body is solid alder with a carved top finished with many coats of wipe-on poly.  Neck is hard maple, carved with an asymetrical back and finished...

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The Greatest Guitar-Maker Ever?

The Greatest Guitar-Maker Ever?

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Toronto guitar and music maker Grit Laskin just received one of his country's highest honors for citizenship. All woodworkers will find his life and work deeply inspiring.

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Luthier Bench

Luthier Bench

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This is a luthier bench I made. I got the plan online somewhere. The 'frame' wood is lyptus - hard as nails and really heavy. The maple cut and glued from 1" thick boards. It's really functional and...

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A SMALL PORTFOLIO

A SMALL PORTFOLIO

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some projects we completed in may and june

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Proposal Acoustic Guitar

Proposal Acoustic Guitar

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So, this was my first time making something out of wood. My main source of information in the building process was from a book, Guitarmaking, Tradition and Technology by William R. Cumpiano and...

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Period Furniture, Old & New, Exhibition in Hartford, CT

Period Furniture, Old & New, Exhibition in Hartford, CT

The Connecticut Historical Society and the Society of American Period Furniture Makers have collaborated on a show presenting original pieces and modern reproductions along side each other.

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Czappas Studio

Czappa's Studio

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That's my shop

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I wish!

I wish!

Open floor plan with plenty of windows for natural light and open feel. Bathroom and drafting/sharpening/tool maintenance room. 16' garage door for easy access to shop, and easily accesable wood...

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Music Cabinet

Music Cabinet

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This commission was made to match a newer piano utilizing certain elements of an old piano that had been in the clients family for almost 100 years.    This cabinet is solid walnut...

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Carriere Custom Guitars

Carriere Custom Guitars

I built these three guitars from scratch. I have been playing guitar for 21 years so when I started building, I had a really good idea of what I wanted out of the guitars. I think that is the most...

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OM Acoustic Guitar

OM Acoustic Guitar

"OM size" acoustic guitar using East Indian Palisander Rosewood sides and back, Englemann Spruce top, Honduran Mahogany neck, and West African Ebony fingerboard, binding, peghead veneer and...

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