CAD in guitar making?

Computer Aided Design (CAD) has been around for a while now, and I decided it's about time I went headfirst into that world. My hope was that it was going to be a really useful skill, even for a guitar maker who predominantly works with hand tools. I've always had a hunch that I'd really enjoy using CAD once I've got my head around it. I've noticed a handful of guitar makers (generally from the 'electric guitar' end of the spectrum) who get very detailed results and can visualise the instrument in a very real way before they've even touched a piece of wood (or pencil and paper for that matter). It's great to have something palpable to show your customers before you start work on an instrumen

CRAFTS Magazine feature

Happy New Year! For my first blog post of 2018 I'm excited to share below some recent press from the prestigious CRAFTS magazine. The beautiful photos were taken by Francesca Jones. It's so exciting to be able to bring guitar making to the forefront of the craft and art world, so I'm very grateful to CRAFTS for recognising this niche trade in this way. In conjunction with this I'm also delivering a talk (with some musical elements!) for Collect 2018 art and craft fair, hosted by the Saatchi gallery. I'm very excited to take this opportunity following on from other presentations I delivered last year for the Arts Society and West Dean College. Further to this I am also featured in the latest

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