Learning to play guitar came late in life for John Hollenbach. The Louisville carpenter wasn't a stranger to the instrument but had trouble finding the time to really focus on music. "I always had a guitar," he says. "There's always been one around me but I never really took it seriously until the kids were born."
Oakland L. Childers Louisville carpenter John Hollenbach started building custom guitars during the sleepless nights that followed the birth of his twin sons nine years ago.
Nine years ago Hollenbach and his wife, Katie, got a big surprise when they found out they were having twins. When they were born, Hollenbach found the inevitable disruption to his sleep schedule to be both a blessing and a curse. "I was awake in the middle of the night with nothing to do," he says. "I started reading a lot and playing guitar."More »