Ed Rice is an artist and woodworker, focused on Lutherie, operating as Tóir Guitars. Lutherie is the making of wooden stringed musical instruments, such as guitars, mandolins and ukeleles. Focused on Acoustic Guitars and Ukuleles, Ed trained under Master Luthier Harry Fleischman in Sebastopol, Ca. Additionally, Ed's style has been influenced by another internationally known Luthier, Jeffrey Yong, of Kuala Lumpur. Jeff has been a great mentor. Ed has a passion for exotic woods in his instruments, such as Indian Rosewood, Monkeypod, KOA and others.
You can find out more about Ed Rice, and Toir Guitars by following him on Instagram: toirguitars