Category Archives: Workshop

Macica Workshop-February news

Greetings from Macica Workshop!  Yes, its still winter here in upstate…  in fact the children are getting quite creative with the snow! I continue to work on the A-style Mandolins.  I now have all the necks in and am now working on the binding.  I like using a purfling knife to cut the step groove […]

Macica Workshop-Wintertime in New York

Greetings from Macica Workshop in snowy New York!  These last couple snow storms have presented a blanket of white fun for our three boys and friends…. Winter is definitely here!  In the workshop, I have been working diligently on the three A-style mandolins that I hope to have finished before Spring.  I finished some fine […]

Macica Workshop-Wintertime in New York

Greetings from Macica Workshop in snowy New York!  These last couple snow storms have presented a blanket of white fun for our three boys and friends…. Winter is definitely here!  In the workshop, I have been working diligently on the three A-style mandolins that I hope to have finished before Spring.  I finished some fine […]

Violin Class #2-Macica Workshop

Hello everyone! Winter is in full swing here in upstate New York…. The ponds are frozen over making a nice skating rink for our children…..ice fishing too! In the workshop, I just finished up class #2 of the Violin Making course with the Northeastern Woodworkers Association. Last weeks homework was to carve the corner blocks […]

A-style Mandolins-Macica Workshop

Greetings!  Well, with finishing up the Bouzouki and getting the Violin Making class underway, it’s time to focus on finishing up these three A-style mandolins. Every instrument that I make is completely hand-crafted.  My wholesalers may machine the wood to get it to me in raw form, but when it hits my bench, its completely […]