|This guitar sports a Torrefied red spruce top and beautiful black walnut back and sides. Curly maple binding and beveled edge. Herringbone rosette and top purfling, walnut/maple back and side purfling. Ebony fretboard, bridge, and peghead overlay. Mother-of-pearl position markers and headstock logo. Tortoise pickguard, bridge pins, end pin, and strap button. Waverly tuning machines with tortoise knobs. Bone nut and saddle. Mahogany neck.
This guitar is perhaps the most powerful I've ever built, but matches its power with great balanced tone. A guaranteed banjo killer! This is a warm-looking, great sounding instrument.Since I retired a few years ago, I've pretty much done what I wanted to do, when I wanted to do it. Though what I want to do has included building guitars, it has not incorporated a lot of maintenance on the website. As a consequence, I neither took nor posted construction photos for this instrument. All processes have been identical to recent instruments; you can refer to those construction pages for full details of every step of construction.