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Old 12-01-2019, 09:22 AM
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Default What custom guitar commissions are you expecting delivery on in 2020?

Somehow there is less than a month remaining in 2019 (How did that happen again?). I suspect that a number of fellow AGFers have some custom guitar commissions in the queue that we may be lucky enough to see realized here in the AGF “Custom Shop” throughout 2020.

What type of guitar(s) are you expecting and from which luthier(s) will we be seeing here in 2020?

I will added a summary list that I will update from time to time over the next 6-weeks (through mid January) based on responses in this initial post.

Builder or Luthier————————————————--(n)—-

Mike Baranik----------------------------------------------1---
Michael Bashkin———————————————————-1—-
Marc Beneteau————————————————————1—
Mark Blanchard——————————————————---1—-
Ralph Bown-----------------------------------------------1---
Laurent Brondel————————————————-——-1—-
Roger Bucknall (Fylde Guitars)--------------------------1---
John Buscarino———————————————————-1——
Ken Casper——————————————————-———1——
Jackson Cunningham————————————————-1——
John Datlen—————————————————————1——
Tom Doerr——————————————————————2——
Rory Dowling (Taran Guitars)——————————-——1—-
Ryohei Echizen————————————————————1—-
Matt Eich (Mule Resophonic Guitars)--------------------1---
Frans Elferink——————————————————-——1—-
Dale Fairbanks--------------------------------------------1---
Froggy Bottom Guitars————————————————2—-
Gage Halland—————————————————————1—-
Beau Hannam————————————————————-1—-
Mark Hatcher————————————————————--2—-
Lee Heron——————————————————————-1—
Chris & Jeremy Jenkins (Lame Horse Guitars)———-—1——
Mike Kennedy (Indian Hill Guitars)——————————1——
John Kinnaird——————————————————-——1——
Steve Kinnaird————————————————————1——
Jason Kostal—————————————————————2——
Raymond Kraut——————————————-—————1——
Burton LeGeyt————————————————————2——
Jordan McConnell——————————————————-2——
Tim and Mary McKnight———————————————-2——
Joel Michaud—————————————————————2—-
John Monteleone------------------------------------------1---
Pre-War Guitar Co.——————————————————1——
Mathew Rice & Matthias Roux (Casimi Guitars)---------1----
Tyler Robbins———————————————————-—-2—-
Tom Sands—————————————————————--2——
Bruce Sexauer————————————————————2——
John Slobod (Circa Guitars)—————————————-2——
Chris Sobel—————————————————————-1——
Eric Weigeshoff (Skytop Guitars)———————————1—-
Ben Wilborn-----------------------------------------------2----
Joji Yoshida—————————————————————-1——


TOTAL:———————————————————————55—-
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Old 12-01-2019, 10:49 AM
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This will be a FUN thread!

One more John Kinnaird for me. He is close to done. I expect it in January or February.

Almost a Jumbo at 16.75" LB (new size for John) Cedar/figured Spanish Cedar

Cut, Bevels, Wedge, port, elevated Fretboard extension, adjustable neck, lots more!

Build thread here: https://www.acousticguitarforum.com/...d.php?t=553751

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Old 12-01-2019, 12:20 PM
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I have a Saddel pal coming from the guys over at Lame Horse Guitars.
Going with East Asian rosewood with a spruce top.
Still early in the order process but planning on a burst top with geometric theme for the fret markers and the rosette.
wife and I have hoses and she is a equine vet just as Chris is so wanted to have a guitar that complements our life style.
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Old 12-01-2019, 12:37 PM
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Jackson Cunningham L-5, probably not until the end of 2020 though.
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Ray Kraut has started on my Swiss/Brazilian 00. Delivery should be in January or February 2020. I will be starting a build thread in a week or two.
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Old 12-01-2019, 05:53 PM
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I believe my Circa 00-12 will be coming late next year. Adirondack spruce and Brazilian with style 30 appointments. Itís hard to know for sure, though. My LeGeyt CLM with Swiss spruce and mahogany will also be completed next year - at least I think so. I donít have anything else planned at the moment.
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I have two commissioned guitars scheduled for delivery in 2020:

1) John Buscarino is building me a 16” Fiddleback Sycamore Maple/Carpathian Spruce Monarch model archtop.
2) Mark Blanchard is building me a Brazilian Rosewood B&S/TBD Spruce Tamarack model flattop.
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Old 12-01-2019, 06:58 PM
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These are always fun. A Froggy Bottom M DLX in 19th Century German and Mahogany. I'll probably see it around Feb. Hoping for a Manzer in the next 10 years ;-)
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Old 12-01-2019, 07:03 PM
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Mark starts my Woodsman in January . It will be very much like the first one, which he documented in this wonderful thread:

https://www.acousticguitarforum.com/...d.php?t=526844

I am opting for Brazilian for the fretboard, bridge, binding, etc. where the first one used ebony, but Mark found a very dark set, so it won't look much different. We hope to have it done in time to take it to B.I.G.(er).
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Ray Kraut has started on my Swiss/Brazilian 00. Delivery should be in January or February 2020. I will be starting a build thread in a week or two.
Lucky man!! Love Ray's guitars.

I have an Italian/African Blackwood Marc Beneteau MJ coming up sometime in February. 2nd commission from him.
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Lee Herron Guitars custom 7 string large jumbo bear claw sitka spruce and osage orange.
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Old 12-01-2019, 07:57 PM
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Michael Bashkin will be finishing up my Carpathian/Zircote OM with Harvey Leach inlays. Most likely a late-January/early-February delivery date.
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I have a Doerr Mod D coming in first half of 2020.

I also have a Tom Sands already completed and currently with The Golden Era Guitar but delivery is in 2020, not sure if this counts.
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Circa 000. Adi/mahogany
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I thought that Beau Hannam might be able to finish my 00 12-fret (Tasmanian Blackwood/Englemann) by now, but looks like it'll be a 2020 delivery.
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