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"

Red Spruce / Koa D-1c

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