Tag Archives: Dutch Luthier

Voboam: Guitars fit for a king

It’s probably the most well known name when it comes to baroque guitars: Voboam. Rather than a single maker, there is a whole dynasty of luthiers, spanning almost a century. It started with pater familias René Voboam, whose 1641 guitar … Continue reading

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“The other Dual Tone”; Guyatone LG-60

About a year ago, a friend contacted me about an old guitar he found in the trash. He wanted to fix it himself, but lack of time had put it in a corner for years. If I took it in, … Continue reading

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A change of plans

Over the years it has become quite well known that I draw instrument plans. Lutes, guitars and even the legendary Harmony Stratotones. Many of these have found their way to the workbenches of fellow luthiers all over the world. I … Continue reading

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Het is officieel…

Click here for the English version Het is officieel… Javaca Luthier / The Dutch Luthier is ingeschreven bij de Kamer van Koophandel! Een allround vakman die zich bezig houdt met nieuwbouw, reparatie, restauratie en het onderhouden van muziekinstrumenten. Daarnaast het vervaardigen van kunst, doen … Continue reading

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It’s official…

As from today I’m officially in business… Javaca Luthier/The Dutch Luthier is registered with the Dutch Chamber of Commerce. An all-round craftsman involved with a broad range of activities; instrument building, repairs, restorations and maintenance. But also historical research, writing, publishing, guitar … Continue reading

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