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Old 09-27-2023, 10:04 AM
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Default A few small body Archtops I recently finished

Hey Everyone, here is a few recent builds I finished up recently. One 13.5" double cutaway archtop and two 15.5" archtops. The two 15.5" are maple with sitka spruce tops. one one has a mahogany neck (1 3/4" nut) and the other 5 piece maple with carbon fiber reinforcements (1 11/16th). Both body's are 2.5" deep. The 13.5" archtop is 1 7/8 deep and has a curly Sapele back and sides, Sitka top and is fitted with Kent Armstrong 57 Humbuckers. Thanks for looking!
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Very nice!
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I'm pretty attached to the overly simple beat-up headstock on my
basket-case J-35... but it is fun to see some of the classy headstocks
that show up around here ...



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Very nice!
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I'm pretty attached to the overly simple beat-up headstock on my
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The 15.5" look beautiful (and I bet sound equally beautiful) though I'll bet I couldn't afford them. Only design issue I see might be the points on the headstock which would be subject to chipping by a less than careful owner. Very nice work indeed.
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Flamed maple is spot on.
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Seriously beautiful instruments both of them although I have to say that the double cutaway model takes the trophy.

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Beautiful!

I hope it's OK to say this here, but you should post these on the jazzguitar.be forum too, people there are always happy to learn of a new (to them) archtop builder!
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@S.Lombardozzi - Beautiful guitars! Wow! Especially like the look of the double cutaway.
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These are absolutely lovely!
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Beautiful!

I hope it's OK to say this here, but you should post these on the jazzguitar.be forum too, people there are always happy to learn of a new (to them) archtop builder!
Thank you! I have them posted there as well.
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@S.Lombardozzi - Beautiful guitars! Wow! Especially like the look of the double cutaway.
Thank you! I also make the 13.5" in a single cutaway as well.
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Thank you! I also make the 13.5" in a single cutaway as well.
Beautiful guitar! Love your work!
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