At the Sound Messe 2019 in Osaka, Japan there were also a lot of non-Japanese luthiers. Sweden's Ted Astrand (astrandguitars.com) was one of those with one of his great acoustic guitars. Interviewed back in 2015 during the Holy Grail Guitar Show in Berlin, Germany, it was time to interview again this talented guitar builder. Ted
Here's a Ted Astrand interview done during the 2015 edition of the Holy Grail Guitar Show. Several luthier friends told me to check-out Ted during the show so I listened to their advice and went to meet Ted. His work is really stunning. The guitar presented in Berlin looks both gorgeous and elegant.