Dedicated craftsman Paul Roshau embodies the artistry and precision behind many Breedlove guitar necks from the Custom Shop, showcased in the captivating “Meet Your Makers” series (Watch at the top of this page). With a foundation rooted in a profound love for music, Paul’s journey began in Eugene, Oregon, amidst a household resonating with melodies and his father’s masterful craftsmanship skills as a log home builder. Growing up surrounded by musical instruments, Paul’s diverse skillset with multiple instruments during his high school years foreshadowed his destined path in the world of music.
While pursuing a bachelor’s degree in exercise and sport science at Concordia University in Portland, Paul’s fascination with the intricate world of guitar craftsmanship intensified. Supported by his wife, he found his true calling at Breedlove, infusing his expertise and ardent passion into the Custom Shop. His role extends beyond crafting guitar necks; it’s a heartfelt endeavor. Paul’s extensive musical background intertwines seamlessly with his craftsmanship, culminating in an exceptional understanding of what makes a guitar neck exceptional.
Paul Roshau stands as a stalwart advocate for sustainable practices, taking immense pride in contributing to a company that champions ethical use of the Earth’s resources. Within the Custom Shop, his meticulous work process and unwavering dedication shine through in every handcrafted neck, ensuring each guitar leaving the shop embodies the pinnacle of quality and playability. Witness Paul’s dedication and expertise firsthand in the accompanying video, revealing the soul and dedication he pours into every Breedlove guitar neck, elevating the musical journey for artists worldwide.
- FAVORITE SCENIC VIEW IN OREGON?
- Multnomah Falls (off I-84).
- FAVORITE WEEKEND GETAWAY IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST?
- Netart’s Bay.
- ONE THING EVERY VISITOR TO OREGON STATE MUST DO?
- Go to a Timber’s game in Portland.
- PREFERRED MODE OF TRANSPORTATION?
- BIGGEST MUSICAL INFLUENCE?
- My brother. He taught me the blues.
- BEST LIVE SHOW YOU’VE EVER SEEN?
- Further, 2012 at the Cuthbert in Eugene, Oregon.
- FAVORITE ARTIST OF ALL TIME?
- Sergei Rachmaninoff
- BIG VICTORY YOU’RE PROUD OF?
- Qualifying for the Olympic trials in the javelin throw in college.
- MOST SENTIMENTAL THING YOU OWN?
- My grandfather’s vise.