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Nylon stringed instruments

 

Tenor ukuleles

My tenor ululeles have a 17" scale length and use a fan bracing. I can make it with a pinned bridge or a tie on bridge. Most use Gotoh open gear tuning machines.

This example has Koa back and sides and an Adirondack spruce soundboard, Bloodwood binding and rosette,

Mahogany Neck and Ebony Fingerboard.

Koa uke backKoa uke front

 

This example has a Claro Walnut back, sides and soundboard with Maple binding, Mahogany neck and Ebony fingerboard.

walnut uke frontwalnut uke detail

 

This example has Cocobolo back and sides, Adirondack spruce soundboard, Koa binding, Mahogany neck and an Ebony Fingerboard.

Coco uke backCoco uke front

 

 

Classical

With its warm soft tones, the sound of nylon strings has captured the imagination of great musicians by their remarkable ability of projecting passion in all of its nuances. I have chosen a design that is respected by great players of many generations. It uses a traditional fan bracing and time honored methods of construction, including the use of hide glue and the process of hand bending of the sides and linings.

 

This guitar is made with a cedar top and Bolivian Rosewood back and sides, a Bolivian Rosewood fingerboard and 650mm scale length

 

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This classical guitar is based on the 1937 Hermann Hauser "guitar of the epoch" played by Andres Segovia. It has a european spruce top and cocobolo back and sides. The neck is Honduran mahogany. The fingerboard and binding are ebony and the bridge is made of Brazilian rosewood. The scale length is 650mm.

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