Michael McCarthy is a luthier in Berkeley, California, specializing in building new instruments, acoustic arch top guitars for now. He is the proprietor of this web site. Contact Michael if you are interested in a new instrument, or have questions about his work.






Patrick McCarthy is a bassist and luthier in Berkeley, California, and twin brother to Michael. In addition to playing professionally (Principal Bass, Oakland East Bay and Stockton Symphonies), Patrick does repair and restoration of basses at his workshop, and abroad. His C extensions have attracted international attention and clients.  You can contact him here.