Cudney Guitars is a one-man shop located in
Oakley, California. Russ Cudney has been building and working on guitars since
1979. Though he has a “Day Job” he works out in the shop as much as he can. A
self-taught Luthier his goal is to produce about 20-30 instruments a year. Most
of his instruments are made from recycled wood. Primarily using maple for necks
and alder or mahogany for bodies. Maple fret boards with blue dot markers have
become a Cudney trademark.