Back & Sides:

Andersen, Steven Learn More +

Andersen, Steven
I built my first guitar in 1973 in Phoenix, AZ. I was in high school physics class, and a friend who also played guitar told me about a shop he had visited over the weekend. He said they were making guitars, and in fact anyone could go in and build a guitar for a small fee. Well, I went to check it out, and it was true. The shop was open from noon to midnight and the owner would help you build a guitar. I was 17, a junior in high school, and to me, this was pretty cool stuff. I signed on to build a 12-string guitar. It took about six months, but I ended up with a guitar I had made myself, and I was hooked. In 1976, the guitar shop where I had built my guitar became the Roberto-Venn School of Luthiery. This was one of the first schools of its kind, and I decided to attend. For me, this was my first introduction to the idea that one could make guitars for a living. From the early 1990’s until today my main focus has been building archtop guitars, although I continue to offer mandolins and flattop guitars.
Seattle, Washington
Bill Frisell, Tony Marcus
Archtop, Streamline, Gold Standard, Oval Hole
There are currently no guitars from this maker in stock. Please view our current inventory here, or request us to find you one from this maker.

2 Item(s)

per page

Grid  List