Hello, My name is Jay Rosenblatt.
I build guitars in a small shop in West Orange, New Jersey. I also provide repair services.
Typically I create about 5-6 instruments a year, primarily acoustic guitars. Currently I have several models in my lineup; parlor guitar, a 000 sized acoustic, Weissenborn’s, Kasha classical, Gypsy Jazz guitar, a baroque reproduction and some of my own experimental designs with non standard bracing patterns.
I build instruments by hand with a minimal of power tools. The necks on my instruments are carved by hand. The body woods I use are selected for their quality, stability, color and grain and I choose soundboards that are lively and responsive to the touch. My favorite woods are Rosewoods and Maples, Lutz, Sitka and Swiss alpine spruces.
In designing and building my instruments I strive for a balance between tonality, playability, feel with visual interest combining originality with proven building methods. All instruments are created with the highest regard to craftsmanship and attention to detail.
Thank you, Jay
For more information call 973-445-0015 or email me here.
West orange, New Jersey