The La Conner Virginia-Belize connection
May 17, 2022
I had a luthier guest at my Airbnb for five nights from Virginia, Steve Showalter, the creator and proprietor of Showalter Guitars. Steve, a very laid back kinda guy brought two of his beautiful guitars to the show for sale. He and I shared some interesting stories about ... wood! The man is a true artisan.
Since he had some extra time before the show kicked off on Friday, I took him over to meet one of La Conner’s own wood artisan’s, Stuart Welch.
When I called, Stu said to tell Steve that he a had a piece of “The Tree.” Steve’s eyes lit up when he heard that. We go to Stuart’...