The back and sides of this "D" size guitar are Bubinga with Brazilian Rosewood trim, bridge and peghead overlay. The tone and volume of this instrument were so astounding that we named it "Young Hoss" after Doc Watson's Gallagar "Hoss." Young Hoss has an armrest bevel and a sound port.
Built to celebrate 50 years of building guitars, this 000 beauty has back and sides of Spanish Olive wood with Brazilian Rosewood bridge and binding. The face, bracing and blocks are Red Spruce. The neck is Spanish Cedar and the peghead overlay is Brazilian Imbuia. The fingerboard is Ebony. The bridge pins, nut and saddle are Ivory. The inlays are made of Mother of Pearl, Green Snail and Paua, Red and Green Abalones, reconstituted stone and Silver. The bevel on the lower bout provides comfort and the sound port acts as a built in monitor. The pick guard is Clear Acetate and the tuners are Waverly. This beauty has remarkable tone and volume for a small bodied guitar; a truly lovely instrument in every way.
This wonderful "D" size guitar has a back and sides of Cuban Mahogany with Brazilian Rosewood binding. The face is made from "Lucky Twelve" Sitka Spruce. This guitar has exceptional balance, tone, volume and bass response. An armrest bevel adds comfort.
This "D" size guitar is made of Cuban Mahogany with a Red Spruce face. The inlay on the head stock pictures a silhouette of a bear walking in the mountains in the evening. The inlay is made of different types of woods, the moon is made of Mother of Pearl and the stars are made of Silver wire. At the 12th fret is an engraved Mother of Pearl plaque celebrating the 18th annual Kaufman Kamp. This guitar will be given away as a door prize at the Steve Kaufman Acoustic Kamp in Maryville, Tennessee in June 2013, second week. http://www.flatpik.com/Steve-Kaufman-Acoustic-Kamp
This "D" size guitar is made from "The Tree" quilted Mahogany with a "Lucky Twelve" Sitka face. Both of these tonewoods are extremely rare. The binding is Brazilian Rosewood, as is the bridge and peghead overlay. This is a remarkable instrument, not only in appearance but also in tone and volume. The peghead inlay is of Paua and Green Abalone, Green Snail and Gold Mother of Pearl.
This 00 size Parlor Guitar was created for old time musician and craftsman, Ken Horne. The guitar is made of Indian Rosewood back and sides and a Red Spruce top. Elegantly simple to recreate a period 1800's look for Ken who does a variety of re-enactments. It is a small guitar with a big voice.
This banjo is Ken's interpretation of a circa 1900 Presentation Banjo. The neck is made from Walnut. The neck and bowl are trimmed with Bloodwood. The fingerboard is Ebony and The peghead overlay is Brazilian Rosewood. The nut is Ivory. The inlays are made from engraved Gold Mother of Pearl.
FLORIDA This guitar is made almost entirely of Florida woods. The back, sides and peg head overlay are made of Walnut, the neck is Cuban Mahogany and uses a dove tail joint and an adjustable truss rod. The face is Adirondack (Red) Spruce and the internal unkerfed linings are Deadhead Cypress, the binding is Eucalyptus. The fingerboard is Ebony and the bridge is Florida Rosewood. The inlays are of Mother-of-Pearl and Green Abalone. The nut and saddle are Ivory, the bridge and strap pins are of Horn with Abalone dots. The guitar is finished with oil varnish and has a clear acetate pick guard. This guitar is equipped with Schaller tuners. This unique instrument belongs to old time musician and performer Lloyd Baldwin. In the picture Lloyd and Roger Eudy have swapped instruments.
A soprano harp ukulele, made with Koa back, sides and face. This ukulele has Ebony fingerboard and Brazilian Rosewood trim and peghead overlays. The necks are made of Spanish Cedar. The nuts and saddles are Ivory. It has all geared tuners. Inlays of Abalone and Green Snail. We have this beautiful instrument on consignment from the original owner.
This 000 size guitar has Boise D'Rose back and sides and a Red Spruce face. The binding is flamed Koa and the rosette is made from Green Snail. It has an arm bevel and a soft cutaway for comfort and ease of playing. The sound port acts as a personal monitor.