Thursday, December 30, 2010

Sideports

A Carpathian spruce / Pau rosa D-5 in construction:



A German spruce / Macassar ebony D-3 in construction:



And both in different varnishing stages. Binding on the D-5 is Angélique, the D-3 has bloodwood:



And I included this shot because I rarely have as many instruments in process in the shop. From left to right: Carpathian / Pau-rosa D-5, German / Macassar ebony D-3, red spruce / sapele A-3 and a German spruce / Honduran Mahogany concert uke.

B-3can All Port Orford cedar





25" (635mm) scale
1 25/32" nut width
2 1/4" bridge string spacing

Port Orford cedar top, back & sides and neck (laminated)
Black walnut cutaway, fretboard, headplate, backplate & bindings
Gold Hipshot open back tuners
Oil varnish finish

Particularities:
Double sides (POC inside), fully adjustable neck, POC from Les Stansell.

Currently with Terence Tan at Good Acoustics

"The Essential" A-2 Western red cedar / Black walnut







25.6" (650mm) scale
1 13/16" nut width
2 3/8" bridge string spacing

Western red cedar top
Black walnut back & sides and backplate
European cherry neck (laminated & stained)
Macassar ebony fretboard
Honduran rosewood bridge
Madagascar rosewood headplate and end wedge
Tortoise celluloid bindings
Ebony bridge & end pins
Chrome Hipshot open back tuners
Oil varnish varnish

Particularities:
Double sides (WRC inside), sideport.

This guitar is in the capable hands of Dennis Czech at Good Acoustics.



Saturday, August 21, 2010

"The Essential" B-4 red spruce / Indian rosewood







Red spruce top
Indian rosewood back & sides, peghead backplate and heel cap
Sapele laminated neck
Macassar ebony fretboard
Honduran rosewood bridge
Madagascar rosewood peghead overlay & end wedge
Tortoise celluloid bindings
Ebony bridge & end pins
EVO fretwire
Epifanes oil varnish finish
Nickel Grover Sta-Tites w/ ebony buttons
25" (635mm) scale
1 13/16" nut width
2 3/8" bridge string spacing

Thursday, July 22, 2010

B-4 Red spruce / African blackwood











Red spruce top
African blackwood back, sides, bridge & headplate veneer
Honduran mahogany neck w/curly maple laminations
Ebony fretboard, bridge & end pins
White pearl side and bridge pin dots
Amboyna burl rosette inlay
Tortoise shell celluloid pickguard
Nickel Waverly tuners w/ ebony buttons
EVO fretwire
Oil varnish finish (Epifanes)
25.6" (650mm) scale
1 3/4" nut width
2 1/4" bridge string spacing

Particularities: double sides (Spanish cedar inside lamination)

Sunday, May 23, 2010

B-3c Red spruce /cocobolo













Red spruce top
Cocobolo back, sides and peghead backplate
Brazilian rosewood bridge and peghead veneer
Figured Indian rosewood bindings
Honduran mahogany neck
Ebony fretboard, bridge pins and end pin
Gold Gotoh open-gear tuners with ebony buttons
Bone nut and saddle
Sunburst, oil varnish finish
25.59" (650mm) scale
1 3/4" nut width
2 1/4" bridge string spacing

Red Spruce / Koa D-1c

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