Floyd Scholz

Master Carver Floyd Scholz takes birds to new heights

As an internationally recognized sculptor whose astonishing portrayals of eagles, hawks, and other feathered beauties can be found in some of the world’s most important art collections, Floyd Scholz typically works in three dimensions. But over a decade ago, Paul Reed Smith asked Scholz to try his hand at carving reliefs directly into solid guitar bodies. The result? One-of-a-kind Private Stock instruments that double as prized works of art. Here, Scholz shares the story.

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