“Made by hand, played by heart”
We build bouzoukis, laoutos, tzoura, baglamas, mandolins and classical guitars
Our custom made instruments are made to meet your personal needs. You can choose from a variety of woods and designs. Special consideration is given to the sound and playability of the instruments. All of them carry our warranty. The price range depends on the type of wood, amount and quality of ornaments and number of stripes of the bowl. Custom made instruments need four to six months to be completed. Photos and update can be sent to you during the building process of your instrument.
For all custom made instruments a twenty percent of the total price is required and the rest upon completion of the instrument
We use the best quality of aged wood.
For the soundboard you can choose from the following woods:
- a. European spruce,
- b. Sitca spruce (American)
- c. Cedar
For the Bowl you can choose from the following woods:
- a. Walnut natural color or dyed black
- b. Maple natural color
- c. Rosewood
- d. Ebony
- e. Berry wood
The bowls are built by 19, 30, 38 or 60 strips.
Necks are laminated for extra strength. The dimension of the neck can be made according to your needs, within some technical limitations.
Ornaments used for the face, the back, the fingerboard and the headstock can be made by natural mother of pearl, artificial mother of pearl, abalone, or any combination of them.
Pick guard: you can choose from a variety of our own original designs.
We do all minor and major repairs needed for the above mentioned Greek instruments and other stringed instruments.