Alone Together

Paul Languedoc and Creston Lea bond over the business of building solo

 

Paul Languedoc is best known for the guitars he's built for Phish. Creston Lea is best known for his hand-painted art guitars. Matt Bushlow follows the two Vermont luthiers to their favorite coffee spot and catches them discussing how they both entered the guitar-building trade, the craft of dealing with customers and their current creations. Amanda Kowalski snaps pictures of each builder's workshop. 

The full article text and exclusive photographs are available in the print edition of The Fretboard Journal.