John Krismer

Brand X Guitars

LOCATION #4 – Studio Krismer

Phone  – 416-948-3478

Email  – crazyguitarmaker@gmail.com

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The challenge is to build a beautiful looking instrument that is easily playable, and has a voice that will rival other instruments.
It’s impossible to win this challenge, as you’re always trying to outdo the last instrument.
The fun is in the trying.

Bio:

John spent 20 years building one of, custom furniture in Toronto, alongside many other notable furniture makers, while working in a cooperative, shared workspace.
He and his family purchased a country property in Hawkestone in 2008. The shop moved up north, into a much smaller space.
Having played guitar for many years, and considering the smaller studio, building guitars seemed like a good fit.
John’s first build was a fully carved jazz archtop guitar, which was considered an optimistic project for a beginner, to say the least.
The guitar was more than successfully completed…