Lutherie is the perfect combination of art and craft.
My journey into lutherie is a natural one. As a kid I was always drawing and making model planes and cars. Simultaneously, I was involved in music. I had piano lessons starting in the 1st grade and I played music all the way thru college. I graduated with a BA in music from the University of Portland and studied classical guitar with Jeffrey Ashton and Scott Kritzer as well as attending numerous master classes. While teaching music and performing after graduation, I was always preoccupied with other projects; building furniture, painting cars, fiberglassing, etc… which led to me to try my hand at lutherie. It was a good feeling to be able to connect two of my passions – music and a hands-on construction project. I made my first guitar in 2005 and I’ve been hooked ever since.
-Taken directly from Max’s website.
Maxwell is an extremely talented luthier and player as well. Bringing his playing experience to the table allows him to build a guitar that will satisfy just about any other player, coupled with excellent workmanship, clean, elegant lines and a beautiful voice from his instruments.
Please contact Rich at: [email protected] to inquire about Max’s Classical Guitar Inventory with us here at Savage Classical Guitar