Chapter 20
Finished Torres and other replica guitars from the site shop. (including video and sound files)


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A front view of a finished Ostberg Torres guitar cherry back and sides

A side view of a finished Ostberg Torres guitar cherry back and sides

A back view of a finished Ostberg Torres guitar cherry back and sides


Peter Baime of Milwaukee, Wisconsin is an accomplished flamenco guitarist playing flamenco guitar since the 1960ís. In the year 2000 he won the prestigous Emmey Award for original composition. Among his many other acievments include scores for Public Broadcasting one of which is music for the documentation of the life and art of Cyrl Colnick one of Americas greatest blacksmiths who emigrated to America and made his home in Milwaukee,Wisconsin U.S.A. This documentary was produced circa the year 2000. Peter studied with Diego and Paco del Gastor in Spain in the years 1971 and 1977. Peter maintains an active schedule on the music staff of Cardinal Stritch College, University of Wisconsin, preforming in the upper midwest primatiarly in Chicago,Illinois and in addition teaches flamenco guitar privatly. He is a rescource not only as a player and teacher but as an historian of the art form.

Peter Baime playing Santos Replica spruce top cherry back and sides 7/2005

Peter Baime playing Torres Replica spruce top Brazilian Rosewood bace and sides 7/2005