Custom, hand-built guitars and mandolins, restoration, repair and consignment for collectors and Bluegrass and acoustic musicians by Chris Oliver in Springfield, Illinois.
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Here is the newest model at Infinity Luthiers. This is the Infinity D-18eco (ID-18eco). This beautiful guitar sounds as good as it looks. The mahogany and adi combination have produced a voluminous instrument with accentuated highs and mids. This guitar … Continue reading
I have never had as much trouble gluing a wood. The bullet tree bridge has lifted twice now. Here it is being glued down again with hot hide glue. For the short amount of time it was strung up and … Continue reading
This is sapodilla. This is also old growth sinker lumber from Belize. We will be testing this lumber for back and side sets after the current Old Growth Honduras mahogany build is complete. It certainly has potential to be a … Continue reading
I was able to get up to the shop this weekend and complete some more of the guitar using the River Recovered Honduras Mahogany. Bending the sides was a tricky process. I had to thin the sides down to just … Continue reading