My latest build has made its way to Virginia Beach; in the hands of the incredibly talented fingerstyle guitarist, singer-songwriter, Dustin Furlow. Dustin's playing style brings out the warmth and sweet nuance of this guitar. Check out the video!
Pale Moon Ebony is like no other wood that I have worked with. The figure and color contrast are mesmerizing. Creative possibilities are endless with this wood. This guitar was specifically built for the 2020 La Conner Guitar Festival.
Mamie Minch, co-founder of Brooklyn Lutherie, compiled a list of 50 women builders and repairers in the guitar industry. I am pleased to see the number of women in lutherie growing, and honored for Urlacher Guitars to be listed among some of the finest builders and repair individuals world-wide. Check it out at SheShredsMag.com!
Urlacher Guitars is back in La Conner, WA! Another fabulous weekend of music and friends. Here I am eagerly awaiting Mary Flower to take the stage and work her magic with these two guitars. Mary is a blues and ragtime fingerstyle guitarist and vocalist. You can check out her music here: maryflower.com. These two beauties, a New Guinea Striped Ebony Modern Dreadnought and a Brazilian Rosewood Parlor guitar, are now available for purchase. Please inquire for more information.
This sweet little guitar was created for the 2019 La Conner Guitar Festival. Back and sides are a dark Brazilian Rosewood and Red Spruce for the top; a wood combination for the finest guitars. This parlor guitar has a warm, rich tone with excellent clarity and balance. It is now available for purchase. Please inquire for more pictures and information.
A proud and gratifying moment; to be part of this group of women luthiers from all parts of the world. Women builders attending the show were called onto the stage by Linda Manzer at the end of her award presentation. A heartfelt thank you to Robert Baker Rorick for bringing us together at the 2018 Woodstock Invitational Luthiers Showcase. There is still only a handful of women building instruments, but the numbers are growing!
I am excited to announce that Urlacher Guitars will be on display at the Woodstock Invitational Luthiers Showcase, October 26th-28th. WILS is an annual acoustic guitar festival which includes stringed instrument builders, players, collectors and aficionados. This event is a gathering for the community, that provides the opportunity to see and hear some of the finest acoustic guitars around. This year is unique because the show will feature women luthiers and performing artists of note, from around the world. I couldn’t be more excited for Woodstock 2018!
Urlacher Guitars will be on display at the La Conner Guitar Festival, May 11th-13th! The town of La Conner, is nestled on the bank of the Swinomish Channel at the edge of the idyllic farm lands of the Skagit Valley in the great state of Washington. It has been host to world famous artists, poets, and authors. With such a history steeped in the arts, La Conner is a natural fit to showcase the Art of Lutherie with some of the finest instruments from around the world.
Urlacher Parlor and Concert Guitars were on display during the 2017 Santa Barbara Acoustic Instrument Celebration. SBAIC features handmade stringed instruments exhibited by their creators.
The back and sides of this guitar are made with Flamewood. It is a true Rosewood originating from Laos, SE Asia. Characteristics are hard, dense, and displays a beautiful chatoyance.