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Old 04-10-2021, 04:16 PM
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Default Kraus Guitars OM, granadillo, koa, and bearclaw Sitka.

Here is a Kraus Guitars OM in beautiful red colored granadillo back and sides and bearclaw Sitka spruce. Curly koa bindings and trim, macassar ebony fret board, bridge, and headplate. Wide abalone rosette.
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Old 04-10-2021, 08:42 PM
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Visually amazing, Bill! I'm sure it sounds as rich as it looks. Love the picture, can't wait to play her. Many thanks, Bob
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Old 04-11-2021, 02:36 AM
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Visually amazing, Bill! I'm sure it sounds as rich as it looks. Love the picture, can't wait to play her. Many thanks, Bob
Congratulations! That bear claw top looks amazing and, come to think of it, the rest of the guitar does too!
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Yup, that's really gorgeous. Can't wait to hear a sound clip
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Old 04-11-2021, 05:57 AM
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Bill,

The guitar looks great! I really like the rosette. Nicely done my friend.

(A quick note on the photos. It looks like (perhaps) you are using halogen or some other incandescent light. The color balance seems to be favoring the red. If you are going for the sort of ol' time look you got it. If you camera has an adjustment for color balance you might want to play with it. I mess with the color balance a lot when I try to take glam shots, and I still never seem to get it right even when I use a specific lamp that I know the exact color temperature of and set the camera to that. I have had horrible luck with taking photos of sunbursts (can't seem to get the color correct.)) Anyway the guitar looks great.
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The guitar looks great! I really like the rosette. Nicely done my friend.

(A quick note on the photos. It looks like (perhaps) you are using halogen or some other incandescent light. The color balance seems to be favoring the red. If you are going for the sort of ol' time look you got it. If you camera has an adjustment for color balance you might want to play with it. .
Yes - your guitars are always very beautiful! I "adjusted" the pic a bit using Photoscape editing software (free version) and came up with this:
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Bill, that center seam on the back looks amazing, as does the rest of the guitar!
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Thanks everybody!. Here is a few more detail shots of the backstrip, heelcap, and the tail wedge. The binding at the wedge actually has nice curl, it tends to not show up too well depending on how the light hits it.





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Visually amazing, Bill! I'm sure it sounds as rich as it looks. Love the picture, can't wait to play her. Many thanks, Bob
Thanks Bob, it really plays and sounds great!
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This is a beauty from Kraus Guitars for sure!
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I've yet to play a Grenadillo guitar but I trust all the great things I've heard directly from builders about it's tonal qualities. Hope to hear sound clips of this one!
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Thanks Tom!.
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I've yet to play a Grenadillo guitar but I trust all the great things I've heard directly from builders about it's tonal qualities. Hope to hear sound clips of this one!
Hello Dustin,
I'm not sure I'll have time to get any recordings of this one before I have to ship it off.
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This is a lovely guitar!
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A couple more photos. Macassar ebony bridge and peg head veneer.



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