From the Melancon website - Melancon Guitars is a small, owner-operated American company located in south Louisiana We build quality, handmade, custom guitars in beautiful shapes, colors and styles. At Melancon Guitars, we dry and season all our woods in climate-controlled rooms which keep the woods stable and alow a guitar to last a lifetime. We go to extremes to locate and select the finest woods available, favoring maple. Using the highest quality hardware and electronics, Melancon Guitars creates guitars that will inspire you with their looks, feel and tone! Click to visit the Melancon Guitar website.