- electric guitars
NYS guitars were made to custom order by Chris Hofschneider of Black Creek Musical Instrument Company. Hofshneider was from upstate New York and had gained experience building instruments with guitar makers in the Woodstock area such as Stuart Spector, Harvey Citron, and Joe Veillette. Hofschneider was also a long time associate of Michael Tobias . NYS guitars cost around $2500 circa 2001. Chris Hofschneider passed away in 2016.
Source: Black Creek Musical NYS Guitar. Lisa Sharken. Vintage Guitar Magazine. January 2001