I come from a family of fine wood workers and carvers and I have a diploma in Graphic Arts. I studied the cello and piano at the Conservatory of Padua and I have worked for 25 years as a cabinet maker and inayler and this allowed me to deepen my knowledge and skills in all aspects of wood and woodworking.
I built my first guitar under the guidance of M° Giampaolo Manica, I studied bow-making with M° Aloysius Lanaro, and wood carving with M° Davide Burgio.
The search to learn about the different schools of guitar making, both in Italy and abroad, led me to visit Maestro Josè Romanillos, and to short internships with M° Kazuo Sato (JP), Michael Batell (USA) Jan Tulacek (CZ), and , for the study of materials and sound physics, I attend courses held by Trevor Gore (AUS) ed Dr. Martino Quintavalla (IT) .
The emotions I feel, combined with a scientific approach at every stage of design and execution, allow me to build instruments with a personal and unique sound.
I listen to and interpret wood.
I am fascinated by the great luthiers of the past and I study their works with respect, attention and curiosity, starting from Antonio de Torres, Robert Bouchet, David Rubio, Daniel Friederich, and up to José Romanillos.
I rework their projects according to my intuition and the character of the sound I am looking for: present and moving, warm and full of harmonics as in the instrument af the grat Spanish and French Masters.
By studying and comparing the various theories and construction techniques, I began developing my personal projects in traditional and modern styles, such as lattice bracing and double tops.
In 2021 I won the first prize, gold medal and second prize at the “12th international Luthiers competition in Pisogne (BS)” and as Finalist at ” VI Concurso Internacional de Costruccion de guitarras Antonio Marin Montero” Granada (E)
My instruments are know and greatly appreciated in Italy and abroad.
I regularly exhibit my guitars at important Italian and European festivals.