Tag Archives: Macica Mandolin

Macica Workshop: Fresh Grass 2016/Summer/Guitars

Greetings from Macica Workshop…. We have just returned from our summer vacation to the C.T. shore…. We made some fun sand sculptures…. Caught some big fish to cook up for dinner….. and enjoyed some good pickin and singing around the campfire! We were also able to visit with some friends and family that were selling […]

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…. […]

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 […]