χορδόφωνον
hordofonon

 

 

 

 

 




    The idea took shape at "Artemis", a traditional Greek taverna in Piraeus, one early afternoon in 1990. 

As musicians and friends, we tried creating our own sound as we perceived it. 

And thus began our instrument making venture, our encounter with the scent of wood and our

initiation into sound. 

The continuation is what you will view on the pages that follow.



Enjoy your visit

 

 

                Materials we use for  construction:    
For the creation of the stringed instruments we use strictly select
tonewoods, either imported or domestic.       

Top: 
German, Swiss or Italian Alpine Spruce

Back - Sides:
For guitars: 
Indian Rosewood / European Maple 
For instruments with bowl backs we use combinations of ribs
such as:
Rosewood / Walnut / Maple / Cherry / Almond / Pear / Mulberry 

Neck:
Honduras Cedar or Mahogany, with truss rod or Ebony 
reinforcement, upon request

Fingerboard:
Indian Rosewood or Madagascar Ebony

Varnishing methods:
Traditional (French polish) or spraying

Varnishes:
Natural resins or ecological varnish spays