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
The ’48 Martin gets its x bracing reglued. Also, a new bridge plate to replace the replacement rosewood bridge plate. This maple bridge plate is a bit thicker than original to help keep the top from blowing apart. The last … Continue reading
The mahogany guitar gets its nut cut and shaped. This processed cow bone gets sawed down into strips and one large enough gets shaped and fitted to the nut slot. The nut will get final shaping and slotting after the … Continue reading
Wow! Popular Woodworking Senior Editor Glen Huey uses our Honduras Mahogany to create a beautiful Queen Ann Lowboy. It made the cover of the June 2010 issue. Here are a few links to checkout: http://blogs.popularwoodworking.com/editorsblog/Get+A+Look+Inside+The+June+Issue.aspx http://www.popularwoodworking.com/jun10 The mahogany guitar being … Continue reading