Tone Wood, Custom  Guitars, Mandolins, and Banjos, Instrument Repairs, and Audio Equiptment

                                                                                                           Maurice, 573-239-1668                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

Black Locust lumber. Harvested and processed for instrument building at our small wood lot and shop in New Franklin MO. Outlined is a Baritone Ukulele and a 14 inch Octave Mandolin.  A  few of the larger billits are sutiable for small guitars. This years batch will yield some Dreadnought Back and Side Sets.

Torrified Black Locust Necks and Neck Wood. Black Locust Banjo Rims and Drum Hoops. These have a remarkably bright and bell like tap tone


Black Locust Mandolin

My videos are shared files in Google Drive. Follow the prompt and ckick the pop out button to view,

My Movie 9 - SD

Hybrid Banjo Sound Sample,  Humbucker neck pickup, propitary electromagnetic bridge pickup, 

   "The View Fron High-Up" 

Composed and played by Noah Kee

Hybrid Banjos, Each features a neck and a bridge pick up, volume, tone, and blend potentiometers. 


Vintge Mid Missouri Mandolins,

A M-0 modified for 4  nylon strings & a  M11


Mellowtone Mandolin

Wood Top Banjos                                                                                                   You Are My Sunshine  played by  "The Champ"   Ethan Froese

banjo slide show.wmv

                                                                                                                                  Be on the lookout for new music by the Nathan Bowels trio.  

                                                                                                                                     new music 

Old Standard Figured Maple Mandocello

Jumbo Mandola


Octave Mandolin


Fender Champ.                                                      

Dan Torres premimum components