Cumpiano guitars

Custom made Brazilian rosewood guitar made for
Dean Nardi in 1983

Cumpiano guitars

Figured Koa 12-fret guitar gets final assembly and setup in William's studio

Cumpiano guitars

William in 1983

Cumpiano guitars

Since completing his apprenticeship in 1970, William Cumpiano has created hundreds of individually-crafted guitars and other stringed instruments in the European, North American and Latin American traditions; has taught the instrument-maker's craft to scores of aspiring makers; co-authored the world-recognized standard guitar-making textbook; and has lectured, written and consulted in his field around the world.

William Cumpiano in 1995

William Cumpiano in 2016

Cumpiano guitars