Besides raising a family of 4 kids here, keeping the fleet of rides on the road, fixing the house, dealing with work, the list goes on, as with the rest of every other person breathing air. But what makes our free time more exciting is taking the time to learn how to build unique musical instruments.

Hats off to all you Luthiers taking the best challenge in your lives. Creating a legacy that will follow you forever, or until someone in the government takes out our history annuls. Anyways, teaching my children has always been the best part of our family lives. Yes they get distracted and make mistakes trying to take a short cut, but we all have been there once upon a time in our own lives. How else do we learn if we didn't make these really crazy short cuts? So, after the mandolin, a Frankenstein 12'er. Maximo

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