Tag Archives: custom mandolins

Macica Workshop: It’s time for Grey Fox 2016

Hello all, Just a quick post to let you know it’s that time of year again for Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival in Oak Hill, New York.  I will be there throughout the weekend selling instruments, giving demonstration/workshops and will have my workbench set up for instrument repairs as well. You can check out the schedule […]

Macica Workshop: Mandolin Camp North 2016

Greetings! Just a quick post to let you know that I will have a booth at Mandolin Camp North  this weekend (April, 15, 16, 17). Guitar & Mandolin Camp North is held at Prindle Pond Conference Center in Charlton, Massachusetts Contact us at: Email: info@musiccampsnorth.com Phone: 401-487-3536 Guitar & Mandolin Camp North is a fun-packed weekend for guitar […]

Macica Workshop: D’Angelico Guitars

Greetings!  I thought I would feature the Arch top guitar class I have been teaching through the Northeast Woodworkers Association in this post..Things are going very well and everyone helps each other out… For the last few classes, we focused on carving the tops and backs… Then we fit and glue the tone bars…. Next, […]

Macica Workshop-Season’s Greetings!

Hello Everyone!  Hope you had a pleasant Thanksgiving and are enjoying this holiday season.  In the workshop, I have been working on repairing a Viola da Gamba; an early period instrument. To me, this instrument is like a guitar that you bow… The instrument has an arched top with a flat back.  It usually has […]

Macica Workshop: November News

Greetings from the Macica Workshop!  The new floor in the shop is now finished..  and we are very happy with the end result. In other news, the Arched Top Guitar Class is going very well.   Right now, is a prominent part of the class.  We are carving the contour of the top and back […]