Wednesday, March 23, 2016

On the Bench: A Santos Hernandez Style Concert Guitar, Black Hills Spruce/African Rosewood

I saw a lot of walking guitars then and I thought how fitting it was that guitars should resemble in so many ways the beautiful women on Andalucia.

Manuel Reyes, world famous flamenco guitarrero


"Zoraida" is on the bench for the final sanding before I start applying the shellac for French polishing. She is very beautiful, one of four guitars that I will be French polishing over the next 2 months.

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