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Oval No. 21

Another of the Flat top series, this one with a raised fingerboard. These images really show the top well and it's possible to see how closely spaced the annual rings are - it really is great top material.  Because it is salvaged and has nail and bolt holes to work around, I've only been able to make these flat top instruments; no carved tops.  

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Salvaged Fir (likely Abies procera or Pseudotsuga menziesii )


Claro Walnut (Juglans hindsii)


Claro Walnut (Juglans hindsii)


Curly red maple (Acer eubrum)

Neck Reinforcement

Carbon Fiber


Macassar Ebony 
(Diospyros celebica)

Scale Length

13 7/8"

Tuning Machines

Rubner Classic Silver


Bill James

Width at Nut

30mm / 1.20"

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