Featured Inlays

Commission an instrument built to your playing, aesthetic and sound requirements. Specializig in classical and steel string guitars. David also builds Bouzoukis, mandolins, Dulcimers, Harps, Dobros, Nationals and Acoustic Basses. Elaborate inlays can be designed to adorn your instrument.

Inquire: 1-888-884-2753

Candle in the Window
Ebony, MOP, and gold MOP 

"Hats off to the Lady"
Chip carved in Holly Veneeer
with tobacco sunburst 

"Flamenco Dancer"
 Hawaiin koa, pearl, green abalone, orange osage, cocabola, and ebony.

"Lady Time"
Lady time is a conceptual figure.
Materials include agate, black abalone, green abalone, M,O,P,brass, gold pearl & pink shell.

Chinese Symbol for Human Rights
Ebony inlaid into Holly

"Big Dave McClean" playing harmonica on Mainstage Winnipeg, done in mother of pearl, rosewood, and dyed maple.

"Rocky Mountains" This is an inlay of rocky mountains done in Mother of Pearl.


"Action like the speed of light"
Lightning Bolt Infinity Loop on a Bouzouki Fretboard.  Custom Built for David Freeman



Celtic Key Pattern 


Fir Tree
Green abalone heart with white mother of pearl

"Signature of the artist formerly know as David Freeman"
Oyster shell on burled oak
'The Fool'
Gold and white mother of pearl
"Medicine Buffalo"
 Custom Build for Lester Quitzau Resonator

Jade Carving of Timeless 'T'.
  The headstock is recessed behind the jade to allow light to illuminate the jade.

...illuminated from behind.. 

The Shaman Tree
Shamans from around the world brought together in a mosaic.



Whiteboy Slim Signature
 Custom Resonator fretboard. 
Done in sterling silver.


 "White Tui"
Deluxe Ukulele Series
Mother of pearl with green abalone


holly, ebony, koa, and brass 

  Rose Bouzouki

3rd fret

5th Fred

7th & 9th Frets

12th & 15th Frets