an individually designed rosette by earl marsh

 

 

guitars – made in britain played all over the world

hub: national centre for craft & design, sleaford, england november 22 – january 18, 2009

the hub opened their latest exhibition ‘guitars – made in britain played all over the world’ this past weekend. the show is curated by the acclaimed musician gordon giltrap and features guitars by over thirty british guitar craftsmen. in addition to an exhibition, the hub will also host a series of guitar concerts. the guitar has become one of the most popular musical instrument and the examples on show in this exhibition represent the highest level of craftsmanship. each one is custom made for the specific needs of its player. these top quality specimens demonstrate the longevity of this craft and are further evidence to why guitar making has been called the last cottage industry.

‘the guitar is a miniature orchestra in itself.’ – beethoven

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'guitars   made in britain played all over the world' a lucetta mandolin by flyde guitars & guitar with leaf cut-out (image by patrick james eggle)

 

 

'guitars   made in britain played all over the world' guitar detail (image by patrick james eggle)

 

 

'guitars   made in britain played all over the world' guitar by aj lucas & flyde guitars

 

 

'guitars   made in britain played all over the world' guitar builder, gary southwell’s studio

 

 

'guitars   made in britain played all over the world' guitar builder, gary southwell’s studio

 

 

'guitars   made in britain played all over the world' guitar builder, gary southwell’s studio

 

 

'guitars   made in britain played all over the world' guitar builder, gary southwell’s studio