Doug Irwin Guitars

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Re: Doug Irwin Guitars

Postby TI4-1009 » Thu Jun 12, 2014 5:35 pm

Yeah, I think the "stash box" rumors have been spun so many times that they have taken on a life of their own.

Buuuuut- if the wings are really "chambered", well that open up all sorts of possibilities. 8)
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Re: Doug Irwin Guitars

Postby tatittle » Thu Jun 12, 2014 6:48 pm

It wouldn't have to be very big unless pot was being stashed; I kinda doubt that was the cargo.
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Re: Doug Irwin Guitars

Postby Guitaractionfigure » Tue Nov 18, 2014 1:06 am

I too have a believed Irwin guitar from my father. He had it custom made while living in Sonoma County. I was hoping to find out some key aspects of Irwin's work to see if I could in fact prove this was made by the man my father claimed.
I am working on getting some pictures together to share. I would also like to find out about appraisal and verification of Irwin's work.
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Re: Doug Irwin Guitars

Postby lightningbolt » Tue Nov 18, 2014 6:43 am

You should contact Thomas Lieber at

Tom was Doug Irwin's apprentice and could easily authenticate his work. He also has direct access to Doug.

We have only seen maybe a dozen authentic Irwin's on this board including Garcia's and we would be very interested
in details, pictures and the outcome of your research.

Please keep us updated.

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