- acoustic guitars
- electric guitars
Mike Snider makes electric and acoustic guitars and does custom inlay work in Rochester, New York. Snider started out making guitars as a teenager, learning from books and internet forums. He started an apprenticeship with Bruce Clay (Rarebird Guitars) in Colorado while at the same time working at a furniture restoration shop. He later apprenticed with Brian Deckebach of Del Toro Guitars. He trained in acoustic guitar building with Robbie O'Brien before becoming his assistant and then creating the electric guitar building and inlay classes at Red Rocks School of Fine Woodworking and Lutherie. He worked there for seven years before relocating in 2014 to Rochester, New York.