April 2023

The two client commissions are strung up and settling in.  Both single side IRW/Lutz with Brazilian fretboards and bridges.  Tony Ferguson did a great burst on one of them.  They sound good out of the gate.  I am happy with them.

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Other shop activity is centered around repairs.  This one was unusual.  A 1930’s  KayKraft mandolin purchased by a client’s grandmother when she was 16 and on the farm.  Most likely a catalogue instrument.  The finish was worn off the neck in the first position.  It was obviously loved.

Now it’s singing again in the hands of her granddaughter.

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