Fine Archtops Adds New Custom Archtop Guitar Makers to its Ranks

Website devoted to archtops adds three new luthiers to its roster

Online PR News – 21-September-2011 – –, the website devoted to matching archtop guitar loves with luthiers, has added three additional luthiers to its ranks, owner Steve Wagner said today, and more are expected to be added soon.

“It’s exciting to have these custom archtop guitar makers aligning themselves with,” Wagner said. “They are truly masters of their craft, and I am delighted to be able to help them.”

Joining are Bill Moll of Moll Custom Instruments, Steve Marchione of Marchione Guitars and Phoenix Guitar Company’s George Leach.

Moll has for the last 40 years worked as a luthier, and started his guitar construction business in 1996. He has designed many archtops, including one for famed guitarist John Pizzarelli.

While Moll was well established in 1990, Marchione was just getting started. Over the past two-plus decades, Marchione has built more than 400 guitars for some of the world’s best guitarists.

Leach formed the Phoenix Guitar Company in 1994, where he prides himself on using only the finest materials, with the work being guaranteed for life.

For more information on these luthiers and archtop guitars, readers may visit