Mike Lipe from Lipe Guitars
introduces the latest models for 2013 including 'The Maestro' at
Mike Lipe began building guitars in the mid seventies while
working at a music store in Los Angeles. Eight years later, Lipe
left to work for guitar manufacturer Mighty Mite. In 1983 he
started his own business and became L.A.'s original Guitar Doctor.
After six years of building and customizing guitars for some of
L.A.'s most respected musicians, Lipe's business was purchased by
Ibanez in 1989. While with Ibanez, Lipe chosen among many other
expert luthiers to create a custom guitar shop on the West Coast,
in which he was the master builder of electric guitars for several
prominent guitarists such as Joe Satriani and Steve Vai. After
leaving Ibanez, Mike went to Yamaha, where he worked for two years.
Over the next several years, Lipe worked for several guitar
manufacturers including Hofner and Fender. During this time, Mike
Lipe created and customized guitars for many internationally
renowned electric guitarists and bassists.
Find out more here www.lipeguitars.com
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