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Soundboard: European spruce
Back: 3 laminate Brazilian rosewood
(see below)
  Spanish cypress
Sides: 2 laminate Brazilian rosewood
(see below)
Spanish cypress
Neck: Cedar
Fingerboard: Ebony
Scale length: 650mm
Width at top nut: 52mm
Body length: 490mm
Upper bout: 273mm
Waist: 239mm
Lower bout: 360mm
Depth at heel: 90mm
Depth at bottom: 98mm
Weight: Kg 2.06
Bridge: 6 double hole ties
Frets: 20
7th fret marker 9 ct gold inset dot

9ct gold dot insert at 7 fret

The sides of the guitar are made as the upper sample 2 piece laminate:
Inner 2.0mm Spanish cypress, outer 2.0mm Brazilian rosewood.
The back of this guitar is made up of the following, lower sample 3 piece laminate:
Inner 2.0 mm Spanish cypress,
middle 2.0 mm spruce,
outer 2.0 mm Brazilian rosewood.

This new model took many months in development from my original model inspired by the guitars made by Antonio de Torres.
The European spruce soundboard is braced with 7 fan struts as my original Torres model. The sides are of a double laminate and the back of a triple laminate as can be seen in the description below.

This developement has produced a guitar with exceptional projection whilst retaining a tone with clear fundamentals, good sustain and a palette of colour that would have brought a smile to the face of Picasso
with DEFRA certification
for Brazilian rosewood


Each rosette is individually made.
The Brazilian rosewood bridge has six double holes in the tie block providing for good break angle of the strings.

Body Volume:
11.14 litres
This refers to the approximate internal capacity of the soundbox and gives. for comparison, a more accurate size of the different models that I make.
ie if the body cavity were filled with a liquid this is how many litres it would hold.
Robson hand made tuners with rosewood buttons

Double thickness binding on bass side of guitar provides for greater rounding and more comfort.
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