Handmade Music

Discussion in 'Off Topic [DB]' started by PIZZAcato, Mar 5, 2006.

  1. Has anyone else seen this show on the DIY network. I caught a luthier named Dudenbostel(sp) making a guitar and a mandolin and I was wondering if he made a DB?
    I've got digital cable:)
  2. Freddels

    Freddels Musical Anarchist Supporting Member

    Apr 7, 2005
    Sutton, MA
    I've seen the show. I think he only makes guitars and mandolins.
  3. Eric_J

    Eric_J Supporting Member

    Dec 21, 2002
    Flower Mound, TX. USA
    I saw a couple of episodes where they were making a Violin. It was filmed at a Violin making school in Chicago. The mentioned Violas and Cellos, but the school did not teach making basses.

    Tivo's season pass feature is nice for recording shows shown at off hours.
  4. relacey


    Sep 18, 2004
    Actually, Lynn Dudenbostel makes mandolins and guitars that are highly thought of. His mandolins are often compared with the famous Loar's from the 1920s. Chris Thiele of Nickle Creek has one of his mandolins. The last time I checked, he was booked out about two years and was not taking orders. To my knowledge, he's never made a DB, but if he did I bet it would be a dandy.