Jim Holler, owner and founder of Trinity Guitars holds eight patents and has worked for 23 years as an engineer and designer in wood products. He earned an engineering degree in Wood Product Engineering from The School of Forestry in Syracuse, NY and holds eight U.S. patents relating to furniture. Early on in his luthier career, he received a fellowship from the Arts Council for Chautauqua County. Since leaving the furniture industry to concentrate on guitar building, he authored an additional patent #6894209 B2 for his innovative bent top guitar design. His original guitars are rooted in the Germanic Hauser School of guitar building, to which he has added many of his own innovative ideas including the player response and bent top designs. The classical guitar is his love and his specialty.
Additionally, Jim is a member of:
- Guild of American Luthiers
- The Association of Stringed Instrument Artisans
- Forest Products Research Society
Visit his website: http://www.trinityguitars.com