Links

Guitar Making and Repair/Acoustic Guitar:

 

Acoustic Soundboard Forum

 

Frank Ford's amazing website Frets.comand luthiers forum Frets.Net.

 

Online Luthier's Forum

 

The Luthiers Community Forum

 

Harpguitars.net - everything you wanted to know about harp guitars.

 

ANZLF - Australia & New Zealand Luthiers forum.

 

13th Fret.

 

Find out more about Bill Cumpiano's book and techniques.

 

Touchstone Tonewoods

 

Blue Moon Exotic Wood - plantation grown Cuban Mahogany

 

High Mountain Tonewood - Shane Neifer supplies some fabulous guitar wood.

 

RC Tonewoods - The Zootman!

 

Keystone Guitar Tonewoods for Luthiers - a new British supplier

 

Stewart McDonald guitar supplies.

 

Luthiers Mercantile International guitar supplies.

 

K&K pickups - the ones I recommend for my instruments.

 

East Anglia Guitar Festival

 


Great luthiers I admire and luthier friends:

 

Stefan Sobell - the master:

 

Dermot McIlroy - a lovely man who makes great guitars.

 

Peter Cree - the most fantastic guitar finishes ever!!

 

My Music Friends:

 

Flook - wonderful music, wonderful people.

 

Lizzy Doe & Joe Bardwell

 

Rajan Spolia - guitarist and composer.

 

Dale Campbell - acoustic guitarist

 

Malcolm Laws - composer.

 

Sam Pirt - amazing accordian player. Catch him live, it's the best fun you'll have without being illegal!

 

Gavin Davenport - great guitar and cittern player and member of The Albion Band, Hekety and the Glorystrokes.


My Music Heroes:

 

Richard Thompson - Such a genius and inspiration.

 

Martin Simpson - Great player and teacher.

 

Lunasa - Greatest Irish group, see them if you can.

 

Tony McManus - Incredible fingerstyle guitarist.

 

John Doyle - ex Solas and now solo. Fantastic guitar player and singer songwriter.

 

Nancy Kerr and James Fagan - Great bouzouki and fiddle players.

 


Great UK Workshops/Events:

 

The Burwell Bash - the best holiday!

 

Whitney weekends - great Fun: