The Workshop

My workshop is situated in Cento, near Ferrara. Here is where I work every day and where I welcome friends and musicians that come and visit me.
Cento has a big tradition in Italian luthiery: here is where Luigi Mozzani (guitarist and composer, but above all an internationally renowned luthier) had lived from 1908. In Cento Mozzani opened his own workshop – the first of many that were opening in those years in the area – which actually became the first real “luthiery school” in the world. And it is really from this workshop that started one of his best students, Mario Maccaferri, who soon became the genius and the worldwide recognized inventor of the manouche guitar.