Giffin Custom 5 String
Pre-owned custom made Giffin 5 String with a flight case.
Below is an excerpt from Roger Giffin's website giving a short history of Giffin Guitars: https://www.giffinguitars.com/About%20Giffin%20Guitars.htm
...and the Retail Store
The Giffin Guitar workshop was in operation at this location for about 7 years, and the retail part of the workshop, which existed for about 3 years, was an outlet for Giffin Guitars as well as for other brand name guitars.
(This is a picture from the opening day of the 'retail section of "Giffin Guitars.")
Moving to California
In the late '70s, I was designing a prototype guitar that became the
It was because of this guitar that I was offered the job to run Gibson's West Coast custom shop in Los Angeles. I needed a change at that point, and jumped at this opportunity.
Giffin Guitars U.S.A.
I worked in Los Angeles up until June of 2004 building small quantities of hand made guitars from my home.
In July 2004, I moved once again, and am now operating from Portland, Oregon.
I continue to maintain, as always, the very highest hand built standards for my instruments. I feel that my hands-on approach to guitar building still gives me the greatest satisfaction, and it allows me to produce unique and individual instruments.
Please check through the different sections of this web site for examples of the instruments I build.