Steel-Stringed Guitars

The steel string guitar is my favorite guitar to play and build. I have completed quite a few steel strings so far and I asked Katie Weilbacher, a very gifted photographer (and awesome person), to photograph several of them.  Below are some of my favorites:

Ziricote back and sides with Paua Abalone backstrip on a Concert model.

Ziricote back and sides with Paua Abalone backstrip on a Concert model.

Madagascar Rosewood

Madagascar Rosewood

Engelmann Spruce top on a Small Jumbo

Engelmann Spruce top on a Small Jumbo

Claro Walnut back and sides on a Small Jumbo

Claro Walnut back and sides on a Small Jumbo

Sitka Spruce top on a Concert model - the Madagascar Rosewood bridge is beautiful.

Sitka Spruce top on a Concert model – the Madagascar Rosewood bridge is beautiful.

Paua Abalone rosette with B/W/B purfling.

Paua Abalone rosette with B/W/B purfling.

Claro Walnut headstock with Paua Abalone Routen logo inlay.

Claro Walnut headstock with Paua Abalone Routen logo inlay.

Custom butterfly inlay against Madagascar Rosewood.

Custom butterfly inlay against Madagascar Rosewood.

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