Why Buy A Handmade Guitar
There's nothing wrong with factory guitars. Much like chain restaurants, you usually know what you're going to get. These guitars are built with the masses in mind but can often lack creativity, heart, and care.
Custom guitars, however, are built with the unique player in mind. Most luthiers know where each piece of wood in the guitar has originated.
Because most owners are going to take proper care of their instruments, these guitars do not need to be overbuilt, and as a result, can be built much more responsive.
1. The awareness that this will become a memory. 2. From French dès vu, "seen from this point forward."
(Antonym: Déjà vu)