The classical guitar (or Spanish Guitar) is the member of the guitar family used in classical music. It is an acoustical wooden guitar with six classical guitar strings as opposed to the metal strings used in acoustic and electric guitars designed for popular music. Same quantity.click here
The ukulele originated in the 19th century as a Hawaiian interpretation of the machete, a small guitar-like instrument related to the cavaquinho, braguinha and the rajão, many from the Macaronesian Islands. It gained great popularity elsewhere in the United States during the early 20th century.click here
Versatile in design, the acoustic-electric guitar is known the world over for its smooth sound and powerful projection. At its core, an acoustic-electric guitar is acoustic in style fitted with a pickup device allowing it to be plugged into an amplifier, a number of effect pedals or played on its.click here
ABUELA'S HOUSE MISSION STATEMENT:
"Empowering Nicaraguan Underprivileged Youth through Music".
Abuela's House is a Non-Profit Organization financially funded directly from 25% of proceeds from Pinol Guitars and private individuals.
Although we are not a fully approved 501c3 at this time, Pinol Guitars has started contributing to the Nicaraguan youth by donating 25% of proceeds from every custom handmade guitar and ukulele sold as well as receiving private donations.
The President/Founder of Pinol Guitars arrived in the USA in 1987 from Nicaragua after he had to flee the civil war that killed 50,000 people and injured more than 20,000 with his Family. The war left the country with a higher percentage of poverty, illiteracy and a sense of hopelessness.