African Blackwood Classical Guitar

The back-and-sides of this guitar are made of African Blackwood, which is the current wood-of-choice now that high-quality Brazilian Rosewood is nearly unobtainable. The result is a guitar with a traditional look, coupled with the bright and powerful sound of my proprietary soundboard design. The soundboard is Master-grade Sitka Spruce, and the 660mm-scale-length fretboard is Madagascar Ebony. The bridge and binding are Snakewood, the neck, heel & head block are Spanish Cedar, which is traditional for Spanish classical guitars. The peghead is African Blackwood, inlaid by Craig Lavin Custom Inlays with a "Diamond Maui Girl™" design containing four small genuine diamonds. The guitar is fitted with Sterling Silver Hauser-style David Rodgers tuning machines with Snakewood buttons. The inside of the soundboard is signed, dated and numbered (#14) by me. The guitar has a very strong and full tone, and is set up with a low action for fast Spanish-style playing.

Dimensions: Standard Classical Guitar: 38\" x 15\" x 4 1/2\"

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