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Old 01-24-2019, 06:41 AM
GaultierRedon14 GaultierRedon14 is offline
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Originally Posted by Neil K Walk View Post
Wow! Although sometimes I find herringbone to be a bit too traditional at times, I like how the slight tint of the blackwood purfling adds a certain "raciness" to the rosette. I love it!
Thank you, Neil.

The Ebony/Maple/ABW lines are meant to reference the 5-ply body bindings. The only difference is the body bindings alternate with Pernambuco and the rosette alternates with Maple. I wanted the rosette and bindings to have a very cohesive and bold, yet understated look. A nod to tradition, but something a little different as well. The dose of black color in the rosette will also reference other elements in the guitar, as time will tell.
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