~ John Czarnecki
This guitar was built to both honor those lost on that terrible day in 2001, and to benefit the Black Mountain VFW Post 9157, whose historic building is in need of major restorative care.
Offered for your decades of enjoyment is this custom hand-crafted Telecaster-style guitar by Black Mountain luthier John Czarnecki.
Asheville native Jack Mascari demos the 9/11 Tele
Don't miss the opportunity to own a fine historic instrument, and to catch one of the finest concerts in the region, hosted by Pisgah Brewing
Made by five wonderful students under my instruction at the John C. Campbell Folk School, this spectacular LP-style single cut started life on a Monday morning as lumber, and by Friday the final frets were being put in. Soon it will be included in the school's Musical Center instrument collection for all to enjoy
The John C. Campbell Folk School, in Brasstown, NC, is the largest folk school in America. I was asked to serve as their first instructor in electric guitar building, and in April of 2022 five students from Vermont, Maryland, Virginia, South Carolina and Georgia made this LP-style single cut is certainly a cut above.
The students each built their own Telecaster-style kit guitars during the week, and worked as a group on this. Every aspect of the process of guitar building was covered by hands-on experience and instruction.