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Macica Workshop: 2016 Woodworkers Showcase

Beautiful Spring day in upstate New York?? Despite the fact that Winter returned to our area today, we had a successful weekend at the 2016 Woodworkers Showcase in Saratoga Springs.  The event featured a plethora of different instruments and makers… Banjos….. Guitars with intricate inlay…. A Banjocello….played with a bow…. Bouzoukis…Guitars…Flutes… Mandolins…. and much more… […]

Macica Workshop: Upcoming Guitar Building Class

Hello all! This is a short post to tell you about an upcoming Guitar Building Class that will be offered through Maplewood Center for Common Craft It is an “intensive” class that will be offered September 27th-December 8.  The class will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30-9:00. Here is part of the write-up […]

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 […]

Macica Workshop: Fresh Grass at Mass MoCA, North Adams, Mass.

Hello all! I have returned from Fresh Grass, and had a nice time meeting new faces, hearing good music and spending time with other luthiers. The luthier tent was very busy place with musicians of all abilities and ages…. Frank Solivan plays a tune on a Macica with another musician standing by…. The D’Angelico guitar […]