|Ithaca Stringed Instruments||1995 to present||“I began manufacturing guitars, mandolins and violins at The Ithaca Guitar Works in 1989. D.S. Hoffman and I split off to form Ithaca Stringed Instruments in 1995. D.S. left in 2000 and now lives in Spain building violins .
With my son Jordan I still hand build approx 10 instruments per year.
Dating Ithaca Stringed Instruments
Earlier guitars are stamped with a model and date of manufacture on the faceplate just above the nut. After 2000, with a printed label with signature and date in the soundhole.