Monday, October 20, 2008

A-2 Carpathian spruce / sapele










Top: Carpathian spruce
Back & sides: sapele
Neck: sapele
Fingerboard: ebony
Bridge, headplate and heel cap: Brazilian rosewood
Bindings: tortoise celluloid
Bridge pins: buffalo horn
Nut & saddle: bone
Tuning machines: Grover Sta-Tites w/ebony buttons
Finish: oil varnish
Scale length: 25.59"
Nut width: 1 3/4"
Bridge string spacing: 2 5/16"

Sound samples (PB light strings, 2 x small cardioid mics, no compression, no EQ):

CGDGCD 1
CGDGCD 2
EADGBE

A-1 cutaway WRC / walnut










Top: western red cedar
Back & sides: black walnut
Neck: Honduran mahogany
Fingerboard and bridge: ebony
Bindings: bloodwood
Peghead overlay: Brazilian rosewood
Bridge pins: boxwood
Nut & saddle: bone
Tuning machines: Gotoh open gear w/ebony buttons
Finish: oil varnish
Scale length: 25.59"
Nut width: 1 3/4"
Bridge string spacing: 2 3/8"

Monday, September 15, 2008

Thursday, July 10, 2008

Sunday, March 09, 2008

B-4 Italian spruce / figured Honduran rosewood













Top: Italian spruce
Back & sides: figured Honduran rosewood
Neck: Cuban mahogany
Fingerboard and bridge: Ebony
Bridge & end pins: Ebony w/abalone dots
Peghead veneer: Brazilian rosewood
Binding: Bloodwood
Nut and saddle: Bone
Tuning machines: Grover Sta-Tite w/ebony
Finish: Oil varnish
Scale length: 25" (635mm)
Nut width: 1 7/8" (47.5mm)
Bridge string spacing: 2 3/8" (60mm)

Sound samples:
2 small cardioid mics, 12-54 (light) PB strings
C G D G C D
D A D G A D

A-1 Englemann spruce / beeswing cocobolo













Top: Englemann spruce
Back & sides: Beeswing cocobolo
Top & back braces: Adirondack spruce
Bridge & end pins: Ebony w/abalone dots
Neck: Cuban mahogany
Fingerboard and neck heel cap: Ebony
Bridge & headstock veneer: Brazilian rosewood
Binding and end graft: Bloodwood
Nut and saddle: Bone
Tuning machines: Gold Gotoh open-gear w/ebony
Finish: Oil varnish
Scale length: 25.59" (650mm)
Nut width: 1 3/4" (44.5mm)
Bridge string spacing: 2 1/4" (57mm)

Sound samples:
2 small cardioid mics, 12-54 (light) PB strings
C G D G C D
D A D G A D

Red Spruce / Koa D-1c

25" scale 1 3/4" nut width 2 5/16&q...