January 24, 2018
By Chrissy Mauck
Gretsch Custom Shop Master Builder Stephen Stern is constantly outdoing himself each year when it comes to his unique custom builds for the Winter NAMM Show in Anaheim, Calif.
For 2018, which marks the 135th anniversary of Gretsch, Stern again has some special builds in store, but he also passed along that challenge to his willing and able team including newly elevated Master Builder Gonzalo Madrigal and team builders Chad Henrichsen and Andy Hicks.
Each of the builders cooked up their own creations for the show, which will debut Wednesday night at an invite-only event for authorized Custom Shop dealers.
But for the masses, our Gretsch video crew filmed some of these masterpieces while being built in the shop. Watch our exclusive package below, which also features insight from each builder.