Oval No. 14

Another Flat top (15' Radius) X braced instrument built with a top cut from reclaimed Fir (see description of No. 13.) It had a bright and lively tone with good projection. It was pretty and fun to play and I hope it's bringing musical joy to whoever bought it. Unfortunately I only have these two images of it.

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Soundboard

Salvaged Fir (likely Abies procera or Pseudotsuga menziesii)

Backboard

Curly Bigleaf Maple (Acer macrophyllum)

Rim

Curly Bigleaf Maple (Acer macrophyllum)

Neck

Curly Bigleaf Maple (Acer macrophyllum)

Neck Reinforcement

Carbon Fiber

Fingerboard

East Indian Ebony    
(Diospyros ebenum)

Scale Length

13 7/8"

Tuning Machines

Rubner

Tailpiece

Bill James

Width at Nut

1.10"