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Guitar #004 

Acoustic Dreadnought.  Solid Honduras Mahogany back and sides, solid Sitka top, Ebony fret board and bridge.   

Completed Dec 8th, 2004

Inspired by the classic Martin D-18, this guitar employs scalloped bracing, with the addition of reverse kerfing, and an old fashion French Polished finish.  The result is incredibly powerful projection, clear bright high notes and rich warm base.  Ebony and Abalone shell detailing provides the eye candy to complete the package.

"Dear Harold 

I guess I am the proud owner of one of your guitars. I was at the pub last night with James Anthony and heard him play it. ...loved it. ...bought it then and there. I have several guitars including Martins, Larivee and Laskin etc. I loved the tone of this one in particular and it feels wonderful to play. I will enjoy it for sure. Most of my music is acoustic based and I look forward to giving it a place on my next recording project. 

Sincerely, 
Scott Cameron Smith 
www.scottcameronsmith.com "

Top Solid Sitka Spruce
Rosette Three black/white/black plastic 
Bracing Engelman Spruce
Back and sides Solid Mahogany
Backstrip Black/Maple zipper
Body Binding Ebony
Purfling Herringbone Wood/fibre combination
End graft Ebony with Maple and Red Pin line edges
Heal and Tail Blocks African Mahogany

Kerfed Lining Mahogany
Neck One peace African Mahogany
Head Cap Ebony
Head Inlay "Dickert" in Abalone
Neck heal cap Ebony
Truss Rod Twin rod two-way adjustable at head
Truss Rod access cover Ebony with red pin line
Fret Board Ebony
Position Marks Abalone Rain Drops
Fret Board Binding Ebony with red pin line
Bridge Ebony
Bridge pins Ebony with Abalone dots
Bridge Saddle Bone, compensated for intonation, graduated for string thickness
Nut Bone, Graduated for string thickness
End pin Ebony with Mother of Abolone dot
Tuners Gold Grover Rotomatic Guitar Machines
Finish French Polished Shellac 

Pick Guard Clear Plastic

 


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