Custom Dreadnought Guitar #70 192

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This guitar sports a Torrefied red spruce top and curly sugar maple back and sides. Walnut binding and beveled edge. Walnut/maple top, back, and side purfling. Ebony fretboard, bridge, and headstock overlay. Mother-of-pearl logo and diamond position markers. Tortoise pickguard. Ivory plastick bridge pins and end pin. Black strap button. Waverly tuning machines with ivoroid knobs. Bone nut and saddle. Mahogany neck.

This guitar has a full, booming bass and clear treble, with a nice balance across the neck. Good sustain and tons of power. The combination of light-colored back and sides with the darker top and trim is very satisfying.

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.

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