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Guitar catalogue

Below, you will find details of a range of guitars that are available either for immediate purchase or to order. I'm always happy to discuss variations on these instruments or projects based on alternative designs. Choice of tone woods includes highly figured english sycamore, fruitwoods, walnut, yew, as well as koa and the more commonly used guitar woods.

The catalogue covers 2 pages: [1] [2]

Link to detailed image of Guitar #01 (full view)

Guitar #01

  • Weissenborn style 2
  • c.1927
  • Hollow neck
  • Made in maple
  • String length 63cm

This instrument is currently available for sale at £2,000

Detailed images: full view; body front. The original design has been augmented to provide a louder, 'ringing', tone. To hear similar guitars played listen to Rag Mama Rag. Return to top.

Link to detailed image of Guitar #02 (full view)

Guitar #02

  • Weissenborn style 3
  • Parlor size
  • String length 63cm
  • Plays as a slide or conventionally

This instrument is currently available for sale at £2,400

Detailed images: full view; body front; headstock. Back, sides neck and front made from quilted mahogany. Rio rosewood fingerboard and bridge. Return to top.

Link to detailed image of Guitar #03 (full view)

Guitar #03

  • Jumbo, steel strung
  • Original design
  • String length 65cm

This instrument can be made to order starting from £2,500

Detailed images: full view; body front; headstock. Back and sides: Brazilian mahogany. Neck: highly figured English sycamore. Ebony fingerboard, Swiss pine top, inlays of mother of pearl. Return to top.

Link to detailed image of Guitar #04 (front view)

Guitar #04

  • Four-course guitar c.1550
  • Fluted rosewood back and side - holly inlay
  • Pine soundboard with pear and vellum rose
  • String length 57cm

This instrument is currently available for sale at £2,300

Detailed images: front view; back view. After Belchior Diaz, engravings and music sources. Price includes case. Return to top.

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