"I also have a Westone Concord II with a single piece maple neck - from Japan back in the early 80s. I believe Westone produced bodies and necks for 'third parties' before deciding they could do well themselves at a third of the price…"
"In no particular order: and for different reasons:-
1 Would have to be Brian Setzer for dexterity and entertainment
2 Would be Stefan Grossman for inspiring my love of acoustic blues and ragtime and showing that you didn't just have to strum!
"Thanks Daniel - I bought the Yanaha second hand about 40 years ago.
It's an FG295S copy of the Gibson Hummingbird I guess. It has a narrow neck and my daughter is now the proud owner as my fingers put on weight.
Unusually it was actually made…"
The focus here is on all types of handmade instruments and music. There are lots of helpful builders and players here and lots of Groups to teach and learn. We welcome participation so don't be shy.
Have a look around, introduce yourself in My Name Is... and add yourself to the Member Map. There's an active Chat Room where you can ask questions, offer help or just talk about anything with some great folks.