NEWS AND PRESS

The Artisan Guitar Show

Artisan Guitar Show

APRIL 7 – 9, 2017

We were thrilled to exhibit at the Artisan Guitar Show from April 7 – 9, 2017!  The turn-out was great and it was wonderful networking with old friends and new!  

Included where Luthiers, Historics, Concerts and Master Classes. 

Fun was had by all!

 

MAY 1, 2016

Very exciting news - Widman Custom Electrics will be exhibiting at The Holy Grail Guitar Show in October. This is the custom guitar show by invitation show only. It is an honor and a privilege to be exhibiting with the best luthiers in the business! Please check out the website: 

http://www.holygrailguitarshow.comm.

 

 

AUGUST 21, 2015

I am very pleased to announce that Craig Struble of Bronze Radio Return will be playing one of my electric banjos and will also be a new endorsee!

 

They will be launching a fall tour soon so please check out their web site for dates and locations near you.

http://www.bronzeradioreturn.com

 

JULY 6, 2015

I'm excited to introduce a new model in my line-up, it's the SN*22 electric guitar.  It has 22 frets, the neck joins at the body at the 16th fret, and it shares many of the details of my original set neck guitar. Here is the new model in a transparent sage green!

 

FEBRUARY 2, 2014

Big news for the new year - we are pleased and honored to have Timothy Carbone of Railroad Earth as an endorsee!! He came by the shop during a three night gig at the Orange Peel and picked out the ruby red Gigmaster. I can't wait to hear him play it!

Learn more about Tim and Railroad Earth:

http://www.railroadearth.com

 

JULY 14, 2013

Widman Custom Electrics introduces ukuleles at the Acoustic Guitar Meeting in Sarzana, Italy. 

The trip to Italy was amazing!

It's great to recharge the batteries and find a whole new source of inspiration. Please see our new UKULELE page and stay tuned for further developments!

 

MAY 8, 2013

I will soon be leaving to attend the Acoustic Guitar Meeting in Sarzana, Italy. I will be introducing my new ukuleles and attending a 3 day work shop with Kevin Ryan and Richard Hoover.

 
 
 

FEBRUARY 23, 2012

Mark McDevitt from Methane Studios has been busy working on a poster design for us. We are so excited and love his work. The posters arrived today and are signed and numbered. Please email us if you would like one. $20.00 includes poster, shipping and handling. Please check out www.methanestudios.com to see more of Marks work.

 

JULY 18, 2012

I'm back in the shop after the Montreal Guitar Show and a week at the beach. The Show was great and a special thanks to all the staff at the MGS. It was great to see old friends, meet new luthiers, and see some amazing guitars!

 

JUNE 1, 2012

I spent the morning with Akira Satake, talking about electric banjos, tone and art. He is an amazing talent and he graciously played one of my electric banjos. Please play the video to the left to hear the amazing sound!

 

SEPTEMBER 12, 2012

I've been busy in the shop with a new koa ukulee, another koa set neck, and a few refinishing projects. But the real excitement is this post from www.laguitare.com. It features Brice Delage on one of my guitars from this summers Montreal Guitar Show, check it out!

 

APRIL 16, 2012

Upcoming Shows - Widman Custom Electrics will be exhibiting at the Dallas International Guitar Show April 20-22 and the Montreal Guitar Show, June 29- July 1, 2012 .

NOVEMBER 26, 2011

The January 2012 issue of 'Vintage Guitar' gave us a wonderful review of our Deluxe Set Neck. It should be at the news stands this week. Buy the magazine for all of the details.

 

AUGUST 26, 2011

'Premier Guitar' has just informed me that in the September issue, Widman Custom Electrics, has been included in their feature "Masterpieces from Montreal". Please follow this link to read about this amazing show.

 
 

JULY 10, 2011

Just got back from the Montreal Guitar Show and what an experience. It was an incredible trip,

I meet some of my heroes, and meet lots of new friends. We also introduced two new models, our set neck and our electric banjo. Please check out our web site for additional information on these two new additions. I hope to be posting a few more links in the coming week about the show,Stay tuned!

FEBRUARY 18, 2011

Big News! We will be exhibiting at the Montreal Guitar Show, July 1 -3. Check out their web site for more information at www.montrealguitarshow.ca.

 

JANUARY 20, 2011

I hope that everyone enjoyed the holidays and that their new year is off to a great start. There is a lot going on in the shop. The inlaid headplates are back, I have an expanded wood collection, fingerboards are ready to be milled, and ... we are just about ready to introduce a new model. Stay tuned!

 

I would also like to introduce two more endorsees, Mr. Lee Divico of Gas House Mouse and Mr. Jesse Langlais of Town Mountain. More information will follow when they are highlighted on the Endorsement Page.

 
 

JUNE 10, 2010

We are proud to announce that Mr. Jon Stickley is now our first endorsee. He picked up his guitar this week and I can't wait to hear him rock out on it. Please check out his myspace page for his upcoming shows.

JANUARY 27, 2010

I hope that everyone enjoyed the holidays and that their new year is off to a great start. There is a lot going on in the shop. The inlaid headplates are back, I have an expanded wood collection, fingerboards are ready to be milled, and ... we are just about ready to introduce a new model. Stay tuned!

 

I would also like to introduce two more endorsees, Mr. Lee Divico of Gas House Mouse and Mr. Jesse Langlais of Town Mountain. More information will follow when they are highlighted on the Endorsement Page.

 
 

FEBRUARY 9, 2010

We Have been reviewed In Premier Guitar!! It is a ruby red T-Master. Check out the full story in their digital edition at:

 

www.premierguitar.com/articles/Widman_Custom_Electrics_T_Master_Guitar_Review

 

Widman Custom Electrics was proud to help sponsor the Will Ray  Mountain Jam with the Sons of Ralph this October. This weekly event takes place at the Fletcher Feed and Seed, and gives everyone a chance to get up and play with Asheville's finest. A guitar was provided each week for people to play. We look forward to continuing our support of the local music scene.

DECEMBER 1, 2009

One other bit of very exciting news! We are featured in Vintage Guitar Magazine this month. Check out the Builder's Profile in the January edition, it's at the news stand now.

 

We are starting our next batch of instruments. Some beautiful curly maple arrived last week. More wood is scheduled to be delievered next week. I'll try and get some photos of this inspiring wood soon..