Category Archives: Workshop

Happy Holidays 2013 from the workshop

Greetings to you all!  I hope everyone is having a nice holiday season.  In reflecting back on the last year, I can say it was a good one, as well as a year of some changes in the shop.  The A-style mandolins seem to be the popular vote for the year.  These mandolins have a […]

The Workshop in December

Hello once again!  Now that December is here, I have a lot going on in the shop….  I just finished up five dove tailed cello stand boxes that I am selling through Metropolitan Music Company http://www.metmusic.com/ I think what makes these special, is that they have hand dovetailed joints.  Some of the boxes will have varnish […]

A Fresh Batch of Instruments

It always feels good to be starting a new, fresh batch of instruments.  The A model mandolins seem to be a favorite lately of many musicians I meet. Right now, I am joining the top and back plates, as well as the head stocks so that I can get them ready for carving.  The way […]

Hello again from the Macica Workshop…

Hello again from the Macica Workshop!  I guess it is now obvious that I would much rather be working wood in my shop than spending time on my computer…  I do however, enjoy sharing with you all what is going on in the shop.  I will try to keep you updated more often once again… […]

Guitar Building

Hello again!  I know it has been quite a while since I last blogged…it has been a busy summer and we are now settling in for fall and winter to come.  In the shop, I am building another guitar… I was very pleased how the last one came out and I am enjoying the process […]