I build and repair guitars in Western Canada. For many years I built traditional Acoustic And Electrics one at a time. In the last number of years I am making and playing almost exclusively 3 and 4 string CBG's and homemade guitars. I generally have several guitars for sale.

For those that are interested I thought I would post some of my builds, some of my techniques, and some works in progress. I work in a one man shop, that was originally a 1950's barn, and was in bad disrepair when it became mine.

My shop.

Next post will be guitars.

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Comment by Milt Haselmire on June 18, 2017 at 9:14am

Its not that clean very often.

Comment by Taffy Evans on June 17, 2017 at 10:51pm

Hi, I like your set up. when I had my workshop clean of all dust, visitors thought I did not do much work. Ha Ha.

Cheers Taff

Comment by Erasmo Coco on June 16, 2017 at 7:44pm

 Very Nice Milt.

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