Happy New Year!

The Strum Factory has been distracted for the last couple of months. I have been traveling and Laura has been renovating her shop space.  I have purchased a new house in Saint Petersburg Florida, which will be our new Strumfactory.com headquarters. From now until April 1, I will be teaching at The Center For Furniture Craftsmanship.  I have started a new guitar, and thought I would take you through the process.

Step 1 is always “the idea”. I have started playing the tenor guitar and thought I would focus my attention on creating the perfect one for me. This is process that might take the making a bunch of instruments. While at the Martin guitar factory I really liked the old-time small guitars and I loved the style with F holes. Here is my idea…