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March 2011
6-String Archtop Guitar
March 2011
6-String Archtop Guitar
This guitar was a unique concept that was resolved beautifully. It was based directly from the client's vintage 335, with the intent of doing a more organic, modern styled instrument with a similar luxurious warm tone. The body is chambered mahogany, instead of a bent-side construction. The top is a hand-carved archtop of mahogany. The finish is oil which allows the warmth of the woods to be immediately released, unlike the compressing aspects of a traditional urethane or nitro finish. With an overall visually subtle coloration, the eye is drawn to the unexpectedly bright torquoise abstract inlay that marks the 12th fret. Using a modern ve... more
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Technical Specification

scale length- 24.7"
body wood- african mahogany
facing- figured african mahogany
neck- mahogany and maple
fretboard- gaboon ebony
inlay- torquoise
pickups- Bartolini Jazz model humbuckers
bridge- Schaller tunematic with Graphtech piezo saddles

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