Hank Mauel Guitars




Hank Mauel  built his first guitar in 1972. Continuing for the next twenty-three years as a self-taught hobbyist luthier, he finally set up a professional shop in 1995. Located in the Sierra foothill town of Auburn, California, the shop currently offers five standard steel-string models with a long list of options and alternative tonewoods. Customers are encouraged to visit the shop to choose the woods and trimmings for their special guitar.

PICTURED - Grand OM, Redwood top, California black walnut back and sides, Brazilian headstock, mahogany neck, flame maple binding, Honduran rosewood fretboard, bridge, and bridge pins. 


All our luthiers take custom orders.

Mauel Dreadnought Headstock


Mauel OOO-12 Front

Mauel OOO-12 Back

Mauel Grand OM Front

Mauel Grand OM Back

Here are the specifications for Mauel Guitars



Nut Width

String spacing

Scale Length

Lower Bout



1  3/4 "

2  3/16"

25  3/4"

15  1/2"


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