I want to express my deepest gratitude to the team at LMII.  When I started making guitars 26 years ago, my first guitar was made from wood that I ordered from the LMI catalog (there was no internet back then). Since then, the team at LMI has been nothing short of excellent!  The products and services are second to none.  My only regret is that I waited 26 years to say...THANK YOU!

Tony Vines

Inside the Box

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Inside a John Sutter guitar. Using an Ibex finger plane, PLI30 to plane braces.

At LMI, we are not just interested in beautiful and exotic woods. The internal components of the guitar can be just as important to the completed instrument. We offer only the highest quality brace material in 7 species, time-saving back joint reinforcement strips in both Cedar and Spruce and 13 types of kerfing (also called linings) in varying sizes and profiles.