This instrument has a 40 year old master grade Engelmann spruce soundboard with scalloped X-bracing and a spalted maple rosette. The back and sides, as well as the peghead veneer, are highly figured cocobolo that has been mistaken for Brazilian rosewood by several people. The one-piece Honduran mahogany neck is 1 3/4″ wide at the nut. Bloodwood/maple bindings dramatically frame not only the body, but the fretboard and peghead as well. The bound ebony fretboard has gold EVO fret wire for extra long life and a 25″ scale. String spacing at the bridge is 2 3/16.” Unbleached bone was used for the nut and saddle. Gotoh tuning machines and high gloss nitrocellulose lacquer finish complete the instrument.
The body is 15 1/4″ at its widest and 4 1/8″ deep at the tail.
This is a wonderful instrument for any fingerstyle guitarist. Its dynamic range, balance, tone color and sensitivity are unsurpassed.
This guitar suffered a bit of damage on an edge of the back in shipping from a guitar show. I have completed the structural and cosmetic repairs and the damage is virtually invisible, but I am now selling this wonderful instrument as a “used” guitar.