Emmet McCusker May 1, 2023

Emmet McCusker May 1, 2023


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Emmet was raised in Banff and moved to Victoria in ‘74 at the age of sixteen. After graduating from Mount Douglas High School, he studied at Camosun College then BCIT and has been making musical instruments since 2005. Initially an electric guitar maker in the style of Paul Reed Smith, he switched focus to acoustic guitars in 2009. Current acoustic instruments include OM, 000, and Parlour sized guitars and A-style mandolins. In his workshop in the Cowichan Valley, Emmet creates hand-made instruments using traditional building methods with exotic woods from around the world as well as beautiful local and reclaimed woods. Recent guitars have been created from very local quilted maple, fiddleback maple, figured English walnut, Tasmanian blackwood, Macassar ebony, Gabon ebony, African limba and sitka, englemann and adirondack spruce. If you're looking for a custom made guitar, Emmet welcomes you to tour the studio and browse the extensive hardwood and softwood collection to select the wood(s) of choice in building the guitar of your dreams. McCusker Guitars

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