- acoustic guitars
- classical guitars
Tobias Braun was born in Holzminden/Weser, Germany in 1960, but his family soon moved to Perchtoldsdorf, a suburb of Vienna, Austria. He started studying German and Journalism on leaving school in 1980. In 1983 he made his first Classical Guitar, having taught himself. A year later, he attended his first guitar-making course with José Luis Romanillos. In 1988 completed a second course with José Romanillos in Aalst, Belgium. He received his Master Craftsman’s Certificate in Vienna in 1989. Since then he has attended further courses with Romanillos in Spain, Gibson in Nashville. In 1998 he moved his house and workshop to Gaaden in the Vienna Woods. He is also as a founder member of “N.I.C.E. – Neufeldner Instrumentenbauer Congress und Erlebnistage“ (“The Neufeld Instrument Makers’ Congress and Event”), an association for the continuing education/professional development of makers of musical instruments and offers guitar making classes.