luthier’s blog

Here we will occasionally post updates as well as behind the scenes pics & videos from around our shop, detailing our build process. Check back often.

a trio of translucent white ST-M and TL-M models getting assembly.

two very different TL models on the bench for QC and assembly, translucent pink over ash and semi opaque blonde over sugar pine

beautiful, lightweight, roasted swamp ash bodies

necks! a few off the machine and ready to be cut, fretted, and hand shaped to perfection, next to some completed ones


milling a TL-M body

milling a JM body

How we fit our necks at FSC:

gathering information to reverse engineer this pre cbs vintage neck for a custom build
around the shop…EC5E51FF-869C-4231-AC86-1F99BE126567necks in various build stagesB2A8DEC8-D610-4B7E-897C-DC69AF566790carbon fiber rods on each side of the dual action spoke wheel adjustable truss rod0445C848-F6CC-4B16-BDE1-98511DC7BD07our extra comfort heel contour design 061D8256-5DBD-455E-B892-02B53023D8D4ST-M, JM, TL-M headstocks 0C6DA1A7-A092-44DD-BEDF-63CA56DFBF81compound radius fretboards ready to install and fretC0772FC6-8957-40B5-B200-A53D2B4863D54B089E67-3A53-4DB5-ABCB-330A2160BC02our in house hand-wound vintage replica pickupsBFCAAC80-8031-469A-8AEA-29430D2C86D2