Here's an ever-expanding sampler of work from students past and present. Actually, since my students seem to drift back in from time to time, I don't think I can ever think of any of them in the past tense.

   This picture was taken about five years ago before I moved to my present shop. The building in which it was taken sadly no longer exists. The students are, from left to right, Mike, Suzanne, Jay, John, the back of one or the other of two Pauls, and Jim.

   A few summers ago my daughter Allison and I visited Carleen Hutchins at her camp in New Hampshire. My daughter is holding her second 5-string fiddle.

   Paul Norman's 12-string Jumbo resophonic features a figured cherry body, a walnut neck, walnut, maple and lacewood trim and brass hardware. An inlay of a stylized snake covers most of the top. The snake's eyes are tiger's eye stones. It's a real player's instrument that responds with a huge sound when you push it.

   Noel's cello before finishing.
   Tony's version of a Lebanese Rebab with a wooden top and back.

   James Gladstone built this 5-string viola on a 16-3/4" Gasparo da Salo pattern.

   Henry Rikkers designed and built this eye-catching guitar in the class using all domestically-grown woods.
   Jim's very successful interpretation of a late 1920's Epiphone Recording model guitar. Epiphone was making the transition from banjos. The headstock is not only banjo shaped, it has straight-through banjo-style tuning machines. A very classy guitar.

   Paul R's (a.k.a. P. J. Rogue) mahogany/cedar jumbo that got a new truss rod after the nut broke on the original.

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