Musical Instruments of the Stringed kind
Before we get going, I'm a real 'one man band'; I build the instrument; Play them around town; And post to this site. If nothing changes it's because I'm either building or playing.
Please be patient and keep coming back as I add the new and remove the old. - Richard. August 2017
About MapleGrove Instrument
Cakes are home made.
My instruments are "Hand Made".
30 years ago I was a Guitar snob. Martin-Fender-Gibson. Nothing else mattered.
Then I started building my own instruments and soon realised that a handmade instrument can sound as good and ‘feel better’ than one of the top brands.
About 10 years ago I decided to throw away the concept of a standard guitar and built an old style cigar box guitar. Since then I’ve come to appreciate that rules were meant to be broken and that three strings can be better than six.
As a regular musician in the pubs and clubs in the Blue Mountains I make sure every instrument play and sounds as good as it looks.