Jack Coobs, luthier and musician, builds beautiful instruments with an artist’s eye, a musician’s ear, and a machinist’s precision.

Member-Association of Stringed Instrument Artisans


Guild of American Luthiers

American Luthiers Guild



The neck inlay is the design from Frodo's sword “Sting” from JRR Tolkien's Lord of the Rings trilogy, as seen in the movie Return of the King from New Line Cinema.

Singer/songwriter Karl Ruch plays the Sting Guitar on Jack's Dream , a song about the writer C. S. Lewis.

 Words and music © Karl Ruch. Used by permission. Available on the CD World Without End.
 Sitka spruce top
 Cocobolo back and sides
 Mahogany neck
 Ebony fretboard and bridge
 Amboina burl headstock
 Inlay: pearlessence and silver wire on fretboard, bridge inlay: abalone

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Proud Client of Tradebank International

Tradebank Internatinal


Listen to these fine instruments:
RM Base Model Guitar  Rudy Brhel: The Water Is Wide
JS-CB Sting Guitar Karl Ruch: Jack's Dream

Coobs Guitars is a Buzz Feiten Tuning System®
Authorized Retrofitter. Contact us about
retrofitting your instrument.