First Ever Selmer/Maccaferri Course at Roberto-Venn is Complete!

Well we worked our tails off and managed to get together some extremely nice sounding guitars. We were  very busy, and I have yet to post pics and info about the second and third weeks. I plan on sitting down...

August 2, 2011   |   2 Comments

First Week of the Selmer/Maccaferri Guitar Building Course

Easy Does It The first week of the gypsy guitar building course has now come and gone, and we’ve made quite a bit of progress. We are building  a total of six guitars. Brendan from California, and Philipp from Germany are...

July 17, 2011   |   0 Comments

Roberto-Venn Selmer Maccaferri course pt. 3

We have been very busy and enduring the hot Phoenix summer and a massive Haboob (sandstorm) which came right over South Mountain and infiltrated the shop! Here are some progress pics. Hopefully gonna have a guitar strung up here in...

July 10, 2011   |   1 Comment

Selmer/Maccaferri style gypsy guitar building course

We are making good progress with all of the jigs and templates for the Selmer/Maccaferri style guitar course. To test the jigs for the class we are making a couple of guitars. Here is a picture of the rim assembly...

June 23, 2011   |   0 Comments

Selmer Guitar Building Course at Roberto Venn

We are officially putting together a course for the Roberto Venn School of Luthiery, so Andrew Thomas and myself are furiously making the required jigs, templates, etc… to do a test run, which unfortunately will take place in July in...

June 6, 2011   |   0 Comments