In 1995, Brent McElroy began building acoustic guitars. Today he is a full-time luthier who builds exquisite instruments from his West Seattle workshop. The Fretboard Journal magazine pays a visit to McElroy to hear how he became a luthier and to chronicle a typical day in his workshop.

Filmed by Ryan Richter and Jason Verlinde. Edited by Ryan Richter.

For more information on Brent McElroy's instruments: mcelroyguitars.com/

Music by Bill Mize, played on his personal McElroy guitar: billmize.com

The Fretboard Journal is dedicated to taking you behind the scenes with your favorite guitar builders and musicians. For more information: fretboardjournal.com/

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