-Spruce lattice braced western red cedar soundboard
-650mm scale, Graf tuners
-Macassar ebony back and sides, Madagascar rosewood binding
-Bois de rose fingerboard and bridge
-Honduras mahogany neck with uncertain species of ebony headplate
The headplate of this guitar has an interesting story. The owner brought me the fingerboard of his 100+ yo cello which he had replaced. He thought I might have use for the wood, not for his guitar, but in general. When I looked carefully I noticed the wood was dyed black and there was some color inside. After I scraped it was clear it was quite similar to the color of the Macassar set i chose for the guitar so I decided to make the headplate from it.
Clips from various players and strings:
Love the Macassar. Hope you post sound clips!
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Reblogged this on Marius Cruceru and commented:
In final am intilnit-o!
Alexandru, Really beautiful work you are doing! Thanks for keeping me updated, and best of luck. Sherman McCormick Helena Montana