You can find us on level 1 at booth 151!Continue reading On Guitars at Guitars Summit 2022 in Mannheim
I had the honor to equip Cro and his band with our instruments for the last two concerts in Munich.Continue reading On Munich’s stages together with Cro and band
Shaper accompanied the build of our new bass model Pitpit from the planning in CAD to the ready-to-play bass. The video documentation shows how intensively Shaper Origin has been integrated into my work process and how instruments are created that leave nothing to be desired in terms of sound and build quality.Continue reading The build of the Pitpit bass model with Shaper Origin
From April 29 – May 1st On Guitars will be part of the 1st Montreux International Guitar Show. We are looking forward to meet you there.
Continue reading On Guitars at the Montreux International Guitar Show 2022
Katharr is a band project by Tom Zimmer and Severin Rauch. Their unique sound is strongly shaped by their talent to improvise with elements from different musical genres. The combination of African-influenced drum patterns with heavily processed guitar tones (produced by Tom’s playing his Dohle) results in a high-energy and psychedelic rock sound that drives the audience to the dance floor.Continue reading Katharr · Artist Feature
Guitarist Tom Zimmer had the idea of a stringed instrument which can be played nicely with a bow to produce epic pad sounds. He asked my if I could imagine to design it. A few sketches and a prototype later the “Dohle” was born.
A couple of weeks after I handed over the instrument to Tom, I saw him playing as musical accompaniment of a stage play at Volkstheater München. I was blown away by the broad bandwidth of musical expressions he found with his new instrument.Continue reading Dohle · a stringed instrument for sound explorers
This article introduces you to my interpretation of a guitar neck contour jig inspired by the original Idea of Bill Scheltema. Feel free to download the plans and build one for your own guitar projects.Continue reading Building a Neck Contour Jig