See how these instrument builders are using the Carbon Fiber
D-Tube Neck Beam in their instruments...
Christopher began building acoustic guitars in the mid-1970s. Today, Cozad Guitars produces a limited number of instruments for a select clientele from a shop located near Charlotte, NC.
Ithaca Stringed Instruments
Immersed in the traditions of jazz, acoustic folk and blues, electrified rock and experimental music, Eric has been active as a session player, touring musician and designer of musical instruments for over 40 years.
Michael Griffin uniquely enjoys incorporating the insights of a professional orchestral musician in his making/repair of violin family instruments, a combination of pursuits he has maintained over thirty-plus years.
H.F. Eibert Stringed Instruments
operates a full service shop for the restoration, repair, and
construction of stringed instruments. Specializing in vintage
restorations with complete attention to detail and artistic
execution of repairs. Custom instruments are designed and built
Guitars offers high-quality, custom handcrafted, steel string
acoustic guitars. Built for the fingerstyle player and using
only the finest materials, each guitar is individually crafted
to exacting specifications, based on years of experience and
S.B. MacDonald Custom Instruments
guitars are made strictly by special order. Each is designed
around the needs, spirit and personality of the customer."
David Gage Instrument Repair
David Gage is a
one of the preeminent bass specialists in the world. He founded
David Gage instrument repair in 1978 and has a shop residing in
bustling New York city. David is multi faceted and caters to all
bass players from jazz to classical to rock n' roll.
shook up the industry in 1993 with the Fly, the most unique
solidbody design the electric world had seen in years. For more
than 30 years now Ken Parker's primary passion has been
advancing the art and science of archtop luthiery.
James Ham is a
professional luthier dedicated to the repair, restoration and
new construction of violin family instruments and bows. James
Ham was the first instrument builder to install our D-Tube in a
are hand-built, one at a time, in my small shop, by me alone. I
strive to be different by working one-on-one with my customers
throughout the entire process, sending e-mail updates and
pictures of the entire process."
Mario Lamarre Luthier
specializes in making string-quartet instruments as well as
double basses (contrabasses). It was Lamarre's desire to
eliminate the risk of cracks in the heel that led to the design
of the D-Tube neck cradle.
"My passion for
excellence in instrument making has led me to use every material
at my disposal; many kinds of wood, carbon fiber, resins, and
metals to create superior innovations in comfort and sound."
Oberlin Bass Workshop
installed in a bass at 2012 Oberlin Bass Workshop.
installed in mandolins by Joe Hendrick.
installed in Guitars by Mark Frazier.