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17" Archtop Asymmetrical - Sakura Series #001. $2750

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As a small artist shop located in the Pacific Northwest, I build Archtops and Mandolins one at a time.
This post is for one of my 17" asymmetrical - Sakura series - #001

Hand carved, SINGLE PEICE Redwood top.
Hand carved, book matched Walnut back with matching Walnut sides.
Sides are 4” tall.
Combination of the increased side wall height + Redwood top + Walnut has created a very strong and clean voice.
I think of this as my archtop piano!
The phosphor bronze strings ring!
Single piece, two-way adjustable Maple neck with custom slim-line peghead accented with Zebra wood sides. Violin faded tone coloring, square heel capped in Zerba wood.
Custom Walnut single piece bridge with bone cap. I choose to make custom single piece bridges, as I feel they resonate and carry better tone than standard adjustable ebony types.
Custom accent side/top sound hole and single treble sound port with black binding (reinforced) .
Parallel tone bars.
Custom set Finger-style tail piece inset into an ebony integrated pocket.
Schaller M-6 Mini Gold tuners.
Medium gauge D'Addario Phosphor Bronze strings.
Ebony fret board.
25.125" string length.
1.75: bone nut.
Black binding.
Hand rubbed Honey Blonde Behlen lacquer finish.
Note - I have noticed as this guitar had settled, there are 2-3 hairline finish cracks at the tail piece area - this is due to applying the finish late in the season and is set up too fast. Does not effect tone or the soundboard. Just cosmetic.
Comes with a hard shell, plush lined TLK case.
Prices at $2750 - 3 day approval.
Video coming soon...

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Posted: Feb 13, 2020 04:04 PM CDT

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Todd Arbuckle

Federal Way WA 98923

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