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2019 Dominelli Classical Guitar

2019 Dominelli Classical GuitarLuthier Website: dominelliguitars.comYouTube Video Link I had a special treat this week when local luthier Marcus Dominelli dropped off a guitar for me to try out. Such a warm bell-like tone, great balance, and amazing volume. I’m…

Armrests for Classical Guitar

YouTube HD Video Link Bradford’s guitar from the video: My new 2018 Small Scale Douglass Scott Guitar Armrests: Love them. The idea seemed undesirable to me at first because the armrest further extends the guitar outward away from the shoulder(only millimetres…

Short Scale Classical Guitars

YouTube HD Video Link  Bradford’s small scale guitar from the video: check out my article and video on my new small scale guitar: My new 2018 Small Scale Douglass Scott Guitar What is small scale? When talking about scale length…

Timothy Steis Plays Bach (BWV1003)

Timothy Steis Plays the Allegro from 2nd Violin Sonata BWV 1003 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). This comes via his YouTube channel. Video by Drew Henderson. Point of interest, Timothy is also a luthier and he’s playing his own guitar.…

2017 Douglass Scott Classical Guitar

2017 Douglass Scott Classical Guitar for Sale – SOLD This is a new feature on the site: I try out brand new guitars and when I really like the instrument I demo it and recommend it to potential buyers. It’s…

Matthew McAllister Plays Barrios on Four Guitars

Scottish guitarist Matthew McAllister plays the third movement of La Catedral, Allegro solemne by Agustín Barrios (1885–1944) on four different guitars. This comes via the excellent Siccas Guitars and their constantly updated YouTube channel. Always a pleasure to hear the very musical Matthew McAllister and a fun addition…

Audio Comparison of Six Guitars by Sigurdson

A nice audio comparison of six different classical guitars by Canadian luthier Jeff Sigurdson on his Youtube channel. All are played by Drew Henderson and all with the same mic placement and unprocessed sound. You can certainly hear differences in…

2016 Dominelli Double Top Guitar (Sold)

SOLD.  2016 Double Top Guitar by Marcus Dominelli Top: Spruce-Inner/Nomex/Cedar-Outer Back & Sides: Indian Rosewood 630mm scale (shorter scale length) Bridge Indian Rosewood, Honduran rosewood binding and armrest, Ebony head plate Spanish cedar neck, Macasser ebony fingerboard, V-jointed headstock Elevated fingerboard, Soundport w/magnetic cover Gotoh…

Sold. New 2015 Marcus Dominelli Double Top Guitar

SOLD. 2015 Double Top Guitar by Marcus Dominelli Top: Spruce/Nomex/cedar Back & Sides: Indian Rosewood 630mm scale (short scale) Elevated fingerboard Soundport w/magnetic cover Gotoh 510 tuners w/frictionless rollers 21 fret, 51mm nut width. This guitar was built to Marcus’s own…

Drew Henderson Plays Bach on 4 Different Guitars

Drew Henderson performs the Allemande from Suite for lute in E minor BWV 996 by J.S. Bach (1685-1750) live at the Grand Guitar Salon over in Montreal, Québec, Canada. Here he’s using 4 different guitars from luthiers: Douglass Scott (Canada), Mathew Rubindall…

Interview with Luthier Kris Barnett

“Austin Classical Guitar interviews Kris Barnett in his guitar workshop in Atlanta, Georgia. He speaks about the makings of a guitar, and the work & passion put into it.” This come via the Austin Classical Guitar Society on YouTube. It’s…

Luthier Q&A: Interview with Marcus Dominelli

A big thank you to Marcus Dominelli for this great interview. Marcus is always willing to sit down and have a talk with me over some coffee and answer my many guitar questions. He’s a friendly guy and always very interested…