Tag Archives: rosewood

Torres FE 05 model

A couple years ago I made a Torres FE 05 out of Movingue which was very successful. The original, labeled in 1857, Sevilla was built with Rio Rosewood. So here’s another FE 05 incarnation, with some beautiful rosewood. Scale length … Continue reading

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Some pictures of a guitar for JP

Here’s a guitar finished earlier this year. I suppose you might say it’s pretty. A few bells and whistles. It is a Romanillos plantilla, but with double sides and back. Rosewood and Euro-Spruce. Powerful and soulful voice. 650 scale length.

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More of Brandon’s guitar

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Batuque goes away after a trip to the Guitar Spa

Batuque was in rough shape when she came in. (See these posts (1) (2) .) Back braces loose, bindings broken, rattled when played. The fix was to remove and replace the back, reglue the braces, new bindings, refresh the finish … Continue reading

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New Guitar pics – April ’18

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Here is a new guitar for a good local customer.  Old Brazilian.  Euro spruce.  Ganz/Romanillos design. Lined with cypress.  I am honored and  thankful for the trust and sponsorship of my work by my customers.

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New Guitar – Gravity Waves

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I couldn’t fit “gravitational” onto the label. Here is a new kid on the block.  I got most of this wood for this particular instrument from a dear friend a decade or so in the past.  The top is haselfichte … Continue reading

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New Guitar – El Negrito

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El Negrito – a piece by Antonio Lauro. The little black… Romanillos vein, 640 scalelength, dark Brazilian rosewood, Euro spruce. This one is not betrothed… yet.

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Almost done….

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A new ‘Ganzanillos’ style guitar. Built by Ganz, an homage to the Romanillos design (I studied with Jose in 2004). 650 mm scalelength Italian Spruce top East Indian Rosewood Maple binding Amboyna burl rosette As it happens, I have no … Continue reading

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Nacio’s 8 strung

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Here’s the pun. Nacio’s 8 is finely done.

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Sets 9 and 11….

For LC:  In answer to your email questions….Both of these sets have inspiring visual and musical attributes.  Both have excellent tap tones.  Very solid and dense tone  with good high components. Both are a good size and both have excellent … Continue reading

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