Jeroen Hilhorst has an academic degree in Dutch linguistics and literature, his specialization was computational linguistics. For 13 years he worked in the software industry, making software for the mainframes of large companies. This education and experience turned him into an well trained scientific and logical thinker.
His father and grandfather both were carpenters running a small building company. Jeroen was often making things in their workshop, this was the basis for his woodworking skills. Since 1989 he is combining these abilities for a better cause: Making guitars with the most beautiful and powerful sound possible. Occasionally he is accused of making the best projecting guitar in existence.