Monday, January 05, 2009

A-1 German spruce / ziricote










Top: German spruce
Back & sides: Ziricote
Neck: Cuban mahogany
Fingerboard & bridge: ebony
Headplate: Brazilian rosewood
Binding, butt wedge & heel cap: cocobolo
Bridge & end pins: ebony w/abalone dots
Tuning machines: Antique gold Gotoh open-gear w/ebony buttons
Finish: oil varnish
Scale length: 25.6" (650mm)
Nut width: 1 3/4"
Bridge string spacing: 2 1/4"
Particularities: double sides, Hazelfichte figure on top plates (bearclaw), flitch-matched back & sides, tortoise celluloid nitrate pickguard.

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

CGDGCD 1
CGDGCD 2
EADGBE

B-3c German spruce /EIR












Top: German spruce
Back & sides: East Indian rosewood
Neck: Honduran mahogany
Fingerboard: ebony
Bridge, headplate & butt wedge: Brazilian rosewood
Bindings: cocobolo
Bridge pins: bone
Tuning machines: Grover Sta-Tites w/ebony buttons
Finish: oil varnish
Scale length: 25.59" (650mm)
Nut width: 1 3/4"
Bridge string spacing: 2 5/16"
Particularities: double sides, solid laminated linings, adjustable neck w/floating fingerboard extension.

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

CGDGCD

Red Spruce / Koa D-1c

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