Hamburg man makes sought after acoustic guitars by hand

Made to order they sell for as much as $5000.00
Posted at 3:49 PM, Apr 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-17 17:19:43-04

HAMBURG, N.Y. (WKBW-TV) — He always liked to play guitars, but what Bill Brown loves most is making guitars. He strummed up the idea in 1992 and hasn't stopped, He discovered quickly that he has the hands for the kind of precision work involved in making an acoustic guitar from scratch.

From his backyard workshop Bill turns out hand made works of art that look and sound amazing. He's built over thirty guitars so far and has six or seven pieces in various states of construction on his workbench. Each one is a special order. Bill says "heart, soul and mind goes into that guitar and I love it."

Bill Brown's guitars range in price from three to five thousand dollars and it can take a year or more to finish each one. You can get more information at his website www.gordonguitars.com