FRIDAY JUNE 23 OPEN HOUSE WITH LIVE MUSIC, RAFFLES, FOOD & DRINKS! The grand opening event starts on the summer Solstice, Wednesday June 21st with an open house and free shop tours. Then get ready to party on Friday the 23rd starting at 5:00pm. Bring cans of food to enter our raffle for free. You can also make a recommended donation or … [Read more...] about Grand Opening Party!
Big Changes for Solstice Guitars I haven't had time to write about this, but it's now official. Here's what happened. We started moving and expanding into a new facility back in early April. After being closed for a couple months we're now OPEN at our new shop! While things are still getting organized, we're now up and running and taking … [Read more...] about We’ve Moved!
Check out the build schedule below to see what's in process. RESERVE YOUR GUITAR WITH A PRE-ORDER DEPOSIT Swipe to see the progress on one of my latest acoustic builds. This guitar is coming … [Read more...] about Reserve Your Solstice
Why the new name? I think you can see why it fits. The build process and internal design improvements are significant. With these changes we thought it was time for new name. And besides, this name is much cooler! What is the Tellurion? It's a device that will give you an array of tonal experience. The Tellurion is an exceptionally customized, … [Read more...] about Tellurion in Detail
The Transit model is transitioning out of the Solstice system and being replaced by a new guitar! Introducing the TELLURION Have you heard? Our new Solstice model is on its way. In fact, this improved version is now ready for you to try out. The Tellurion is a re-imagined update to our previous custom-T design. We've improved a handful of … [Read more...] about The Transit is Going Away
Your Risk-Free Build Offer Save 10% on a custom Solstice! When you purchase a high-end guitar we often call it an investment. Because it is in many ways, in your future musicianship and your musical journey, the quality of your experience, and even a rare appreciation in value. But we'll guarantee your investment on a custom Solstice. How does … [Read more...] about Love-It or Leave-It
Strategic variation is the process of leaving certain specifications open or undefined until the guitar goes into production. We alter important details to create a wide array of possibility and potential for each model. These can be practical things like nut width, string spacing, neck profile, frets and pickup choices. Obvious things like custom … [Read more...] about What is Strategic Variation?
AN INFORMED APPROACH Throughout my career I've worked on thousands of guitars and other instruments (approx. 6,500 as of 2020.) My history as a repair luthier has significantly informed my approach to design and building. The way a guitar plays and feels, along with longevity and stability are some aspects of my target as a … [Read more...] about Strategy & Philosophy