March 14, 2019

#tbt A long time ago, in a galaxy far away, a buzz-cut wearing, soul-patch sporting Mike had the opportunity to spend some quality time with the Holy Grail of 1958 Les Paul Jr doublecuts... and ... See more

March 13, 2019
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I'm finishing up a batch of Headstock Angle Jigs. Jump on the email list if you want to know when they're ready to ship. http://potvinguitars.com/subscribe/

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March 11, 2019

TLDR; about a zillion years ago I did a thing. A LOT of you liked it. I'm doing it again, only gooder. #project58

Project '58 is a version of my El Camino model where I fully embrace the dark side ... See more

March 3, 2019

I guess I need to make myself a new mini-long(er)board. That's OK, I have a bunch of other inlay ideas 😉

March 1, 2019

WIll the sanding EVER end?!

February 28, 2019

I'm waaaay too busy to start work on this yet, but I was remembering an old friend of mine on his birthday today.
I pulled this gnarly douglas fir beam out of the burn pile at his cottage recently. ... See more

February 27, 2019

Some days the blades are sharp, your technique is on-point, but the wood won't co-operate. A respected senior luthier once told me that building guitars is mostly about knowing how to hide your ... See more

February 26, 2019

Choices. The notes about which side faces up are because sometimes #LuthierGuy hasn't had enough coffee.

February 23, 2019

Saturday afternoon catching up on whatnot in the shop. Whatchoo doin'?

February 20, 2019
Drew

The Potvin Jupiter, at rest. (Photo credit Drew Stawin).

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