Note (January 2021): This content was published (with some modifications) in issue #141 of the prestigious magazine American Lutherie.
Some of my guitars are very light. On these, I must refine my building techniques to guarantee that they have a long life without problems. Recently, I devised a new technique for making the side lining of these instruments that will make them stronger. I liked it so much that I’ll use it for all my models. To my knowledge, no one has done this before, so I am happy to share it with the guitar making community!
I am working on a project that I had on the back burner since long ago. It is a guitar based on my Berlin model, but simplified in several details: a single soundhole, conventional top/back (instead of “double”, with Nomex honeycomb cores) and bracing. […]