Tag Archives: making an archtop guitar

FLASHBACK FRIDAY – TO 1993!

In 1993, Bob made this 18″ custom Manhattan non-cutaway (#30393) for Tom Van Hoose or, as we called him then, “Super … read more

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TUNING A BAMBINO ELITE

  Tuning the back of a custom Bambino Elite – Master Luthier Damon Mailand scrapes the re-curve Inset: Flexing the … read more

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CUSTOM JAZZ GUITARS

Several custom necks in the works at our shop in Savannah Georgia Benedetto Guitars, Feb 23, 2014, photo by Cindy … read more

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SEVEN STRING JAZZ GUITAR

Luthier Ben Crittenden binds the fingerboard of a custom BRAVO DELUXE 7-String order (with our classic FRATELLO fingerboard inlays!) BENEDETTO … read more

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ARCHTOP GUITAR BRACING

Luthier Phillip Archibald fitting archtop braces on our BRAVO model jazz guitar.   “The bracing has two functions: 1) The … read more

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ARCHTOP GUITAR FINISH

“Certainly one of the most important aspects of making the guitar is the finish. Regardless of how ‘perfect’ the instrument’s … read more

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MAKING AN ARCHTOP GUITAR

Luthier Ben Crittenden fits the nut on a custom 16-B order for Steve Knight, in our shop in Savannah, Georgia. … read more

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LINE ART

Ben Crittenden glues linings on a Flagship model.

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CRADLE & CLAMP

        Art of Carving La ‘Ben’ezia

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AN INSIDE JOB :-)

Taran Ellis (son of Master Luthier Evan Ellis) makes a batch of truss rods right here at our shop in … read more

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