A unique combination of discipline, skill, whimsy and innovation, along with an intuition finely honed by years of experimenting, makes Fred’s work stand apart from that of other luthiers.Rather than viewing the guitar as a collection of separate components, i.e.
This attention to how details combine to make the whole is carried through in the sculpting of the instrument’s voice as well.An important focus for Fred is that of insuring that the unusual design features add to, rather than detract from, the instrument’s function.In the end, all these factors- tone, playability, visual and tactile effect- are intertwined in the creation one of Fred’s guitars.In Fred Carson’s own words: “The Flying Dream represents a new phase in my life; unlike anything I’ve done before, I know it will forever change my work in important ways.The server encountered an internal error or misconfiguration and was unable to complete your request.Please contact the server administrator and inform them of the time the error occurred, and the actions you performed just before this error.
More information about this error may be available in the server error log.We are excited to announce the details of the 2015 Florida College Cruise, happening July 3 through July 11, 2015.We’ll begin in Boston with a wonderful evening together, followed by a 7-day New England and Canada cruise ending up in Montreal. A great way for moms to escape for a few days, and spend time in fun activities, socializing, sightseeing, and devotional periods.With 14 people traveling on our last girls’ cruise to the Bahamas, requests have been to put together another trip! Fred Carlson, co-founder of Beyond the Trees, has been hand-building original and traditional guitars and other stringed instruments for over 30 years.If you like beautiful, unusual instruments and you’re not familiar with Fred’s work, you’re in for a treat.