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).

February 16, 2019

I'm about ready to call the illudium Q36 Headstock Angulator done! Here's a pic of the old and the new-and-improved. Builders: what jigs/fixtures do you need for your shop?

February 10, 2019

It's been a while... #foreshadowing

February 6, 2019

I made up a fresh batch of DIY star knobs for the redesign of my headstock angle / scarf jig. I make a bunch up at a time because they're super useful in jigs & fixtures.

February 5, 2019

If you've followed me for any length of time, you know my brain devotes a lot of CPU time to dreaming up vintage American muscle car inspired guitar designs. Occasionally some Euro-car mojo sneaks ... See more

February 2, 2019

This is my headstock angle / scarf jig circa 2007-ish. It worked well enough that I never got around to making the improved version. It's time to take it up a notch.

January 30, 2019

Another day in the deep freeze. Treat yourself to a Potvin Guitars Hoodie and stay warm! #treatyoself #gohomewinteryouredrunk

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