Modern Luthiers Embrace CNC for Guitar Building

On the edge of the Pacific Ocean, Santa Cruz, CA, supports a thriving musical community with several luthiers local to the area. It’s here, just a short commute from Silicon Valley’s High Tech Corridor, that amateur guitarist and professional technologist John Bower has married old world craftsmanship with CNC technology. Bower manufactures guitar parts for several professional luthiers with his Tormach PCNC 1100.

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