• Wechter Plek setup video

    We had posted late last year about Wechter Guitars and their newly installed Plek Pro fret dressing machine. This German made, computer-assisted contraption scans the neck while the instrument is strung up to pitch, and creates a detailed, three dimension

  • AutoCAD Wechter resonator guitar design

    Wechter Guitars has posted several YouTube videos with Abe Wechter showing how he uses computer assisted design software in creating the Scheerhorn-licensed resonator guitars he produces. Anyone interested in how this software has been embraced by the instrument building world

  • Wechter Guitars on YouTube

    The folks at Wechter Guitars have put together a video called Crafting Wechter Guitars, shot by award-winning photojournalist Mark Bugnaski. It is available for viewing (in two parts) on YouTube. The video shows craftsmen at work in the Wechter shop, and

  • Wechter Guitars and Plek

    We got a note recently from Abe Wechter at Wechter Guitars about their new Plek fret dressing machine which they use to set up new guitars prior to shipping. The device is a German-made, computer-assisted apparatus that does a

  • Rob Ickes Model Wechter/Scheerhorn guitar

    Tim Scheerhorn's name is among the most reverentially uttered in the world of resonator guitars. The instruments he builds are used by many of the most highly regarded players in bluegrass and acoustic music, and the reputation and limited availability