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):


1 comment:

Unknown said...

Gorgeous sounding guitar. I love the sound of your recordings and your playing is mysteriously dark and enchanting, much my style. Now I'll just rack my brain thinking about how I can come up with enough cash for an 'Essential'.

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