Well, if I had to thank everyone who has helped me try and get this ship sailing then I would never have anytime to make any instruments or even play the ones that I love.  But there are some people that have been indispensable to this project I have come to call the Outlier Workshop and a few of them are: 

My parents and brother, Jef, my mentor, Karl Dennis of Karl M Dennis Violins, my fellow instrument makers in RI and New England: Otto D'Ambrosio,  Winnie Lambrect at The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts, John Buscarino at Buscarino Guitars, Jim Walton, Tony Watt, Avril Smith, Matthew Arcara, Wes Corbett, Jacob Joliff and Joy Kills Sorrow, Tristan and Tashina Clarridge, Charlie Rose, The Bee Eaters, Cassandra Jenkins, Chris Thile, The Acoustic Artisans in Portland ME, Sam Grisman, Dominick Leslie, Stash Wyslouch, and the Joe Walsh, Eric Robertson and the Boston Boys, Scott Tichnor of the Mandolin Cafe, Andy Cambria and the folks at The Music Emporium...