Phil deGuy - Fanned Frets

Hello Friends,
We were in NYC this past weekend and met up with Virginia Luque. She is a fantastic classical and flamenco guitarist. Her site is   I studied with her for a year in 2005. We have stayed in touch and get together once in a while. 
A new friend, Lubos Naprstek, was also with us. He is a master luthier. In addition to doing expert repairs he builds excellent classical guitars. His site is
The topic of fanned fret boards came up and I told them about Phil deGruy. Phil demonstrated two of his guitars that have this kind of fret configuration for us in New Orleans this past February. Here is a video of Phil playing his classical 7 string that was modified by Ralph Novak
Thank you,


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