Inspired by the lakes and woodlands of the northern boreal forest.

Living and working at the edge of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, I gain inspiration from the beauty outside my door. Custom acoustic guitars and other stringed instruments feature designs inspired by nature, and woods collected from this unique place.

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My designs embrace subtle asymmetry and clean lines found in nature.

About Our Designs


The natural beauty of boreal forest woods and materials gathered from my neighborhood add to a design and the story.

How We Build Our Guitars


My instruments are known for their distinct voices and playability. You’ll hear a bit of the north woods speaking to you in my guitars.

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Inspiration leads to innovative ideas in the way I build. My instruments can be inspiring to your playing too.