Thursday, February 23, 2012

A-1 Englemann spruce / Jatoba


Englemann spruce top
Jatoba back & sides
Mahogany neck
Ebony fretboard
Cocobolo headplate, end wedge, heel cap and bridge
Celluloid nitrate bindings & pickguard
Galalith bridge & end pins
Schertler tuners w/ebony buttons
Hide glue construction
Oil varnish finish

25.6" scale (650mm)
1 3/4" nut width
2 1/4" bridge string spacing

Wednesday, February 08, 2012

A-2 German spruce / Madagascar rosewood

Select German spruce top
Madagascar RW back & sides
Honduran mahogany neck
Ebony fretboard, bridge, headplate & end wedge
Cocobolo bindings, backplate & heel cap
Snakewood tuner buttons, bridge & end pins
Waverly gold tuners
Hide glue construction
Oil varnish finish
1 3/4" nut width
2 5/16" bridge string spacing
25.6"scale (650mm)

Double sides (red spruce inside layer), with triple sides on the upper bout (+ cocobolo), double arrow purfling around the top, purfling and binding around fretboard, headplate and heel cap.

Thursday, February 02, 2012

"The Essential" A-2 Carpathian spruce / wenge

Carpathian spruce top
Wenge back & sides, headplates, end wedge and heel cap
African mahogany neck
Gabon ebony fretboard, bridge & pins
Ivoroid binding
Celluloid nitrate pickguard
Shertler black chrome tuners
K&K Pure Western Mini pickup
EVO 55090 fretwire
Oil varnish finish

Particularities: rectangular end grain ivoroid side markers.

Recorded in stereo with 2 small cardioid mics.

# 203 "The 28" red spruce / Brazilian RW