Custom builds

Custom Builds

Materials For Custom Built guitars

Custom builds are additions or complete variations from the standard models. Below are just some of the options available. Many, but not all will involve additional cost.

  • Additional strings
    • 7 + strings
    • Baroque guitar/Lute string configurations
  • Cutaways
    • Any style of cutaway
  • Bracing style
    • Fan, Kasha, etc
  • Woods
    • Soundboards: European spruce, Lutz spruce, Western red cedar, Port Orford and Alaskan Yellow cedar etc.
      • Nomex: ⅛” honeycomb, 3/16” honeycomb
    • Back/sides: Brazilian, Honduran & Caribbean Rosewoods, Jatoba, Maples, Sycamore etc.
      • Ask for a more complete list of aged woods in stock if interested
  • Purfling, inlay and marquetry
    • On a per instrument basis, priced according to design, materials and labor
    • Additional purfling on back and side panels
    • Nitrocellulose binding
    • Decorative wood purflings
  • Decorative carving on heel/headstock
    • On a per instrument basis, priced according to design, materials and labor
  • Finishes
    • Nitrocellulose Lacquer, Hardened shellac, UV cured finishes, Water borne Arcylic/PolyUrethane, oil base varnish etc.
  • Tuners
    • Any tuner available
  • Cases
    • Any case available
  • Electronics
    • Available on any instrument at an additional price dependent on cost