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GUITARS

My guitars are the result of my passion, inspiration, research and work! Custom made or inspired in old standard models, they are meant to be unique, exclusive, designed and built manually…

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LUTHIER

CÂNDIDO JACOB

I studied and worked in contemporary art up to 2011, but the sounds of the Blues and Folk had increasingly resonated in me, for its rawness, for its truth…

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WORKSHOP

My workshop environment is where everything starts for each instrument. From its abstract creation, its transformation and final completion and denouement…

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RAW MATERIAL

The choice of wood and varnish is thoroughly done on its quality and finishing. I refrain from using any synthetic material, preferring only natural materials such as gelatin for glues and resins for varnish…

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WORKBENCH NEWS

  •   “I’m leaving” (Miramar) “Come Together” (The Beatles)...

  • “Sou amigo pessoal de vários luthiers de instrumentos tradicionais (Didgeridoos, nGoni, Tambor...

  • “Conheci o Cândido na sua modesta oficina em fins de 2015. Recordo-me porque levei-lhe uma gui...

  • “Nunca tive um instrumento feito à minha medida até ao momento em que fui desafiado pelo Cândi...

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