To further meet the needs of the gigging musician, we developed a Sound Port or 'SP' model which is geared towards providing the best experience for the live performer. These are our best selling instruments. The inclusion of a double top seems to be particularly effective on our SP models.Read More
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There are many ways to tune a Mandocello or Cittern…Read More
We have explored many pickups for our Five Course Mandocello. We recommend the…Read More
Some words from Ray about the instruments he buildsRead More
Our Total Control neck is a response to one of the biggest challenges that string musicians face: finding and maintaining an ideal string height for his or her instrument.Read More
Double Tops, also alternately referred to as Sandwich, Honeycomb, or Composite tops, are a method of using relatively modern technology to produce a soundboard that is lighter, stifer, and more stable than what can be found naturally…Read More
We harvest the majority of the wood we use in our instruments locally. Having control of the wood from the log until the finished instrument, let's us prep our wood to our exact specifications.