Jeroen Hilhorst Concert guitars
I have an academic degree in Dutch linguistics and literature.
I specialized in computational linguistics.
I worked for 13 years in the software industry, making software for the mainframes of large companies.
This education and experience turned me into an well trained scientific and logical thinker.
My father and grandfather both were carpenters running a small building company.
I often was making things in their workshop.
This was the basis for my woodworking skills.
Since 1989 I am combining these abilities for a better cause:
I am trying to make guitars with the most beautiful and powerful sound possible.
One of my inspirations:
A decorated glass of the late Roman era. It is about 1700 years old.
Research has shown that someone has been cutting, filing and sanding for months, to create this beautiful object.
(It is in the Roman-German museum in Cologne, Germany)