This is the forthcoming album by the excellent Pete Berryman, it’s a
fine mix of Pete’s songs and exquisite guitar playing. We’ll be
interviewing Pete in the next issue of Babbling Brook.
Tony picked up this crossover nylon strung Tamar as a sister to the steel string one we
made for him last year.
Classical style headstock and bridge,
European spruce top with rosewood back and sides.
Talking of nylon strung guitars here’s Paul Esslement busking in the
Tottenham Court Road underground with his nylon strung Weaver!
This custom Lamorna is awaiting
collection, it has an Adirondack spruce top, three ring rosette, an abalone
Madagascan rosewood back and sides
And headstock with an abalone border and Waverly tuners.
In case you haven’t seen it yet Steve Tilston has just posted a fine
new song ‘Crying Shame’, check it out on our YouTube channel.
Tom was quick off the mark when he heard
his Taw was ready to collect, he came
over from Minehead the following day and picked it up!
Here’s our latest model in the ever expanding selection, it’s loosely
based on the early Gibson 180 body shape with a shallower body depth and a
640 mm scale length. We’re making a highly customised one of these for
Louise Loft. Louise has named it the Blackwater, a tributary of the river Axe!
This has an Engelmann spruce top and rosewood back and sides. If anyone
is interested in this particular one just get in touch.
Anthony from Surrey bought this Tamar we’d recently converted as a
left-hander and he’s very happy with the result! It’s become his main
instrument in his work as a musician in care homes and for people with
We reset the neck on this 1926 vintage Martin for Andy from Modern
Music in Truro, it now has a nice low action now and plays beautifully and
still has the original bridge and saddle.
We’ve just repaired the broken headstock and sorted out some damage to
the top of this Taylor belonging to Chris Hallsworth.
Luckily he still has his two Brooks
handy when he gigs with folk band Celtic Heartbeat,
Here he is at Evolution Recording Studios with his Taw.
We’ll be delivering this mahogany and Sitka spruce Lamorna to Project music next week.
That’s about all for January!