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Macica Workshop: Guitar Building Orientation Class this Weekend

Hello Everyone, Just a quick post to remind those interested in taking one of my Guitar Building Classes, this Sunday, August 21st at 11:00 I will be having a Orientation Class at Maplewood Center for Common Craft.  This one-day class is an introduction class to let students know what is all involved with building a […]

Macica Workshop:Summer, Festivals, Work

Greetings from the Macica Workshop!  Hope you all are enjoying your summer thus far…  I have been enjoying using my donkey Annie to cultivate our garden this year… As well as putting her to work with collecting our hay that my boys and I have been cutting with our scythes in our back field…. Workshop News…. […]

NWA Woodworkers’ Showcase 2016/Website Additions

Hello all, It is time once again for the annual Northeast Woodworkers Associations Woodworkers’ Showcase. (Click on link to find out more about the show) It will be held once again at the Saratoga Springs City Center on April 2 and 3 from 10:00 to 5:00.  The show this year is featuring Hand Made Musical Instruments. […]

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: October News…

  Hello Everyone…..  The A-style mandolins are now finished…   I am pleased with the balance of beauty and sound.  The varnish is dark, yet transparent and they both produce a good, powerful sound with a balanced tone. We have begun the Guitar building class (D’Angelico style Arched Top Guitar)….We cover quite a bit of […]