Aaron Younce

Author's details

Name: Aaron Younce
Date registered: 31 August, 2013
URL: http://www.maretguitars.com/


My name is Aaron. I'm a luthier by trade, and I'm a guitarist, bassist, and vocalist when I'm not building or repairing guitars. I've been studying lutherie under my father since my early teenage years, and I've been playing music since around that time, as well. Prior to working with Benjamin here in New Orleans, I was a production manager and principal luthier at Fodera Guitars in Brooklyn, NY. My past work experience also includes San Francisco Guitarworks and Carvin Guitars in Sand Diego, CA. I have a degree in Recording Arts, and I've spent countless hours in recording studios and out on the road with various bands throughout the years. Along with these facets of my livelihood, my passion lies in the continuous pursuit of knowledge and experience.

Latest posts

  1. Gypsy Jazz Restoration — 17 May, 2017
  2. VW Themed Maret Custom Guitar — 6 December, 2016
  3. A word from Aaron — 13 May, 2016
  4. Carving a Telecaster body — 31 August, 2013

Author's posts listings

May 17 2017

Gypsy Jazz Restoration

We recently took in a nameless gypsy jazz guitar in desperate need of restoration. We inspected the instrument inside and out for any identifying logos or serial numbers and came up with nothing. The label inside the guitar bears the words “Jazz Cutaway Hot”, and the rest of the ink has fell victim to the …

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Dec 06 2016

VW Themed Maret Custom Guitar

Hey everyone! Aaron here. I’ll be using this month’s blog post to talk about a custom guitar project that we’re all pretty excited about. To give you a little background, I embarked upon my path of lutherie at a pretty young age under the instruction of my father, who has been a guitar maker since …

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May 13 2016

A word from Aaron

Hey everyone, Aaron here. I’ve been repairing your instruments alongside Benjamin for the last 4 months, and I’ve had the pleasure of meeting many of you in the shop by now. I’ve even seen some of you out on gigs around town! It’s been great getting to know you, the working musicians of New Orleans, …

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Aug 31 2013

Carving a Telecaster body


[Today’s blog post is guest written by my good friend, Aaron Younce, who is a brilliant luthier who builds custom bass guitars in Brooklyn, NY. Since he’s such a talented woodworker, and my home shop is not currently set up to make tons of wood dust, I sent him this Telecaster body to carve in …

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