Category Archives: Workshop


Process…I love process.  I love to build instruments, as well as developing more efficient ways to accomplish making instruments using hand tools. I can feel the wood and work with it to bring sound to its potential.  Right now, I am working on the guitar and cutting the edge for the binding.  I like to […]

Blue Highway in Lexington, Mass.

Well…here we are back from our trip to Lexington, Mass. to see Blue Highway.  My family and I enjoyed the concert very much.  They played two sets and I think we each heard several of the songs from our favorite Blue Highway song lists. I delivered the A style mandolin that I recently finished to […]

Macica Workshop

Hello all! This is what my day looks like most mornings in the shop… I always like to start my day with prayer and reading the Word.  I do find the Lord’s mercy’s to be new every morning and great is His Faithfulness.  During the week I spend time tending to customers.  Here is a […]

Saratoga Wood Show-guitar work

Hello all, We had a great time at the Saratoga Wood Show…  Thank you to all that came by the booth and visited with us.  The booth that I was demonstrating guitar building at is called Maplewood Center for Common Craft.  Those involved at Maplewood are dedicated to rediscovering, restoring and teaching rural skills and […]

Shopwork-Guitar making

Rosettes, Rosettes, it is a pleasure to make rosettes.  The guitar is coming along well now that I am finished making the tools I needed for the process.  One of the tools is this cutting scribe compass used for cutting out the Rosette. I like it when a tool can have beauty as well as […]