The Zen Guitar
The back, sides, bridge and peghead overlay of Virginia's slope shouldered D are of Birdseye Brazillian Rosewood. The binding is curly Hawaiian Koa. The face and internal bracings are of Adirondack Spruce. The neck is Mahogany and the fingerboard is Ebony. The nut, saddle and pins are Ivory with Abalone dots. The sound hole rosette is Green Snail. The pick guard is Italian Celluloid. The nut is 1 11/16", the string spacing at the bridge is 2 3/16" and the string length is 635mm (25"). This guitar has a sound port, an armrest bevel and gold Waverly tuners with Ebony buttons.