Heizer Guitar Instrument Sale

Heizer Guitar Instrument Sale

I have a bunch of my custom, hand-built instruments (6 guitars, 2 banjos and a mandolin) that have been in my shop too long.  I’m reducing the price on these significantly in hopes that I can make space to build some new instruments.  The deal will be that you have to come and get the instrument (no … Continue reading

2015 Islands Luthiers Guild Guitar Show

Plans are already afoot for the 2015 show, which will be held on October 17 at the Errington War Memorial Hall – same place as last year. The show, the entry to which is free, will start at 10:00 am and go to 3:00 pm.  Luthiers showing their instruments will pay a $20 table fee.  Shortly … Continue reading

I’ve got a bluegrass banjo under construction too.

I’ve got a bluegrass banjo under construction too.

I’m building a maple Masteretone-style bluegrass banjo with all the Mastertone-style hardware from Stewart MacDonald:  Flathead tone ring, coordinator rods, Kerschner tailpiece, 5-Star tuners, except for two real Keith tuners for those who love to do the D-tuning thing.  The resonator is curly maple, and the neck is birds eye figured hard maple.  This is … Continue reading