Sixteen inch acoustic / Florentine

This commission build was delivered late October 2015, A 25 scale, 16 inch / florentine cutaway in the ES 175 dimensions, this instrument is constructed entirely from indigenous tone woods, mildly figured Tassie Blackwood back and sides, King William pine top,Silky Oak/Blackwood lam neck, Wandoo f/b, Eucalyptus burl veneers,Blackwood sapwood bindings. Hipshot open gear locking tuners, LR Baggs Lyric installed as well as Benedetto S6 Pups.
I’ll post some pics of the build showing the very early stages through to completion.

Back carving

King Billy top carve

sides in form

neck with cf inserts and d/a truss rod.

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