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Finished Instruments Builds


Orchestral Model

OM 2.15.66

Body: Sapelle
Top:Spanish Cedar
Neck: Mahogany
Fretboard: Ebony

 

Classical Model Sympitar Cutaway

CLSyC 2.1.67

for Ben C.

Body: Flamed Walnut
Top: Sitka Spruce
Neck: Mahogany
Fretboard: Ebony

 

 

Orchestral Model

OM 2.14.65

For Martin M.

Body: Walnut
Top: Sitka Spruce
Neck: Maple
Binding: Bloodwood
Fretboard, Headstock, Bridge: Ebony

 

Atto Model

ATM 2.1.64

For Stephen C.

Body: Padauk
Top: Spanish Cedar
Neck: Mahogany
Binding: Cream PVC
Fretboard, Headstock, Bridge: Indian Rosewood

 

Classical Model

CLM 1.2.63
January 2015

For Mark S.

Body: Brazilian Rosewood
Top: Carpathian Spruce
Neck: Mahogany
Binding: Cocobolo
Headstock: Amboyna Burl
Tuners: Gotoh, gold plate, ebony buttons, black friction resistant roller

 

Small Jumbo Model

JM 1.9.61
July 2014

for Mark R.

Body: Maple
Top: Douglas Fir
Neck: Mahogany
Binding Indian Rosewood

 

 

Orchestral Model

OM 2.13.60
July 2014

Body: Cocobolo
Top: Adirondack Spruce
Neck: Honduran Mahogany
Binding: Ebony

 

Classical Model

CLM 1.2.59
January 2014

Body: Indian Rosewood
Top: European Spruce
Neck: Mahogany w/ Ebony fretboard & gold fretwire
Binding: Black PVC w/ rope purfling and red pinstripe
Gold Gotoh® Premium Classical Tuners w/Ebony buttons

 

 

Orchestral Model

OM 2.12.58 August 2013

for Walt H.

Walnut Body
Sitka Spruce Top
Mahogany Neck
Pistachio Fretboard, Bridge, and Headstock
Maple Binding
Herringbone Purfling
Gold Frets & Gotoh Tuners
25.4 Inch Scale Length

 

Orchestral Model
Lefthanded Cutaway

The Lion's Claw OMCL 2.1.57
July 2013
for Phil R.

Cocobolo Body 15 inch lower bout
Adirondack Spruce Top
Lion Theme Marquetry
Mahogany Neck
Ebony Fretboard
Gold Frets & Gotoh Tuners
Padauk Binding
25.4 Inch Scale Length

 

 

Electro-Spanish Small Jumbo

ESJ 2.1.56
February 2013
for Nate G.

Body: Figured Walnut
Top: Sitka Spruce
Neck: Walnut
Binding: White
Fretboard: Indian Rosewood
Hardware: Gold
Pickups: Vintage Humbucking

 

Large Jumbo 8 String
Wedge Cutaway

LJ8C 2.1.55
October 2013

For Patick M.

Body : Wedged 5 inches to 4 inches Cocobolo
Top : Ergonomic Beveled Adirondack Spruce
Neck : Mahogany
Binding : Snakewood
8 strings A, E, A, D, G, B, E, A
Split Saddle Bridge

 

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Jumbo Model

JM 1.8.54
June 2012

For Joel W.

Body: Flamed Maple
Top: Sitka Spruce Painted Black
Neck: Mahogany
Binding : Padauk

 

Baritone Ukulele Model

UKB 1.6.52
March 2012

For Bonnie Jo S.

Body: Cocobolo
Top: Spanish Cedar
Neck: Mahogany
Binding: Ivoroid
Fretboard and Bridge: Ebony
Nut and Saddle: Bone

 

Nylon String Orchestral Model

OMX 1.2.51
March 2012

For Adel A.

Body: Indian Rosewood
Top: Adirondack Spruce
Neck: Mahogany
Binding: Koa
Fretboard and Bridge: Ebony
Nut and Saddle: Bone

 

Orchestral Model Cutaway


OMC 1.6.41 July 2011
For Aaron H.

Body:...................... Philippine Ebony
Top:........................ Sitka Spruce
Neck:...................... Khaya (Mahogany)
Binding:................... Snakewood
Purfling:................... Herringbone with Green Pinstriping
Appointments:......... Amboyna Burl, Brazilian Rosewood
Fretboard & Bridge:. 24 Frets, Macassar Ebony
................................ with Snakewood Binding
Tuners:.....................Waverly, Nickel Plated with Ebony
................................ Knobs

 

Orchestral Model Cutaway

OMC 1.5.32 July 2010

For Dan I.

Jacaranda Body
Sitka Spruce Top
Mahogany Neck
Ebony Fretboard
Bloodwood Binding

 

Small Jumbo Model

JM 1.5.28 January 2010

For Joe E.

Figured Walnut Body
Sitka Spruce Top
Mahogany / Walnut / Maple / Walnut / Neck
Ebony Fretboard
Maple Binding

 

Bass Model

BM 1.1.27 October 2009

for Will A.

Sides and Back    Jakaranda ...
Brazilian Rosewood grown in Indonesia.
Top                      Sitka Spruce
Neck                    Paduk
Fretboard             Purpleheart
Hardware             Chrome
Theme                  Celtic
Scale length           34 inches

 

The Sunflower Guitar

Orchestral Model
OM 1.7.26
August 2009
For Steve N.


15" Lower Bout
Walnut Body, Engelmann Spruce Top, Ebony Fretboard
User Adjustable Tilt Action Mahogany Neck, 24.625" Scale Length
Ivoroid Binding
Blue Stained Maple Burl Appointments

 

Jumbo Model Cutaway

JMC 1.2.22

October 2008


Top: Bearclaw Sitka Spruce
Body: Ziricote
Neck: Mahogany
Fretboard: Ebony
Binding: Snakewood

 

Jumbo Model Cutaway

JMC 1.1.14

July 2007


Koa Body
Sitka Spruce Top

 

Parlor Model

PM 1.3.12

Mar 2007


Padauk Body
Sitka Spruce Top

 

Parlor Model

PM 1.2.11

March 2007


Padauk Body
Sitka Spruce Top

 

Orchestral Model Cutaway

OMC 1.2.10

March 2007


Brazilian Rosewood Body
Engelmann Spruce Top

 

Orchestral Model Cutaway

OMC 1.1.8

November 2006


Indian Rosewood Body
Englemann Spruce Top