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Old 03-14-2015, 10:34 AM
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Default NGD: Steve Denvir 000 (All-Mahogany)


I commissioned this guitar from Steve about 10 months ago. I received it last week, a very reasonable timeframe considering the degree of custom work and that Steve moved to a new shop in the meantime. Mine is the first guitar completed at his new facility.

The guitar is an all mahogany 12 fret short scale 000.

Fit & Finish: Visually stunning with flame mahogany top, back and sides. French polish gives a 3 dimensional depth to the surface, that “glow from within” that I’ve seen only matched by the finish on my (now-gone) Kevin Kopp Nick Lucas.

The mahogany is contrasted beautifully by a tasteful use of ebony on the fretboard, pyramid bridge, binding, heel cap, bridge pins & head plate. The purfling has a fine red section sandwiched between 2 black sections.A cocobolo back plate on the headstock and an abalone rosette complete the appointments.

Tone: This is where it really shines – trebles are clear and full, mids are strong & solid and the bass is deep & resonant ( the kind of bass that seems to have a living, organic "feel it as well as hear it" dimension).Lots of sustain & rich overtones - a warm, responsive, full-bodied sound.

More pics and specs at: Steve Denvir 000


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Old 03-14-2015, 11:57 AM
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Just stunning!

Congratulations.
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Old 03-14-2015, 12:29 PM
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Gorgeous! Congrats!
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That's a real beauty. Bet it sounds as good as it looks. Congrats.
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Old 03-14-2015, 08:00 PM
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Man, that really looks like a great guitar.
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lovely guitar... but I'm glad it is yours and not mine because I can imagine the cost involved ... way above my pay grade.... congratulations and please enjoy with pride.
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Wow, that is a heart stopper! Congrats and enjoy.....I know you will.

By the way, nice lineup of guitars in your signature. Can I come over to your house to play?
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That is the some gorgeous mahogany!
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That is the some gorgeous mahogany!
Man no kidding- looks like koa!

Enjoy!

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That is the some gorgeous mahogany!
Man no kidding- looks like koa!

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Oh boy that's a beauty! No need to ask if your pleased...
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Very nice!
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Wow, what a beauty! Amazing looking mahogany. Congrats and enjoy.
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lovely guitar... but I'm glad it is yours and not mine because I can imagine the cost involved ... way above my pay grade.... congratulations and please enjoy with pride.
Thanks all. The cost is surprisingly reasonable.
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Really? I am amazed in that case because it is a sunning instrument... again congratulations.
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