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I have been making fretted stringed instruments--mostly guitars--by hand, and of unexcelled quality,  for almost three decades. Please select among the links below to find out more about my career, my work, and how to obtain a Cumpiano guitar.

A gallery of Cumpiano steel-string guitars
    Every instrument different, every one designed to meet a player's requirements ... and thus, every one cherished!

A gallery of Cumpiano classic guitars
    My intention is to work within the traditional continuum ... innovatively

A gallery of traditional Latin-American and Caribbean string instruments
    William is Puerto Rican -- his love for his heritage is displayed in his cuatros, treses, tiples and requintos

A gallery of special projects and other instruments by William R. Cumpiano
    Ergonomic wedge designs,   a patented carbon fibre laminate soundboard -- recipes for the new millennium

William's accomplishments, experience and credentials
    A thirty-year love affair with these small, singing wooden boxes

How to commission/ purchase a Cumpiano instrument
    I'll build one for you -- or I may have one ready-made that's right for you!