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Old 11-30-2017, 12:09 PM
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Default Spohn guitars - two guitars on their way

Hey guys!

I haven't shared my work for quite a while so I thought you might be interested in some updates.

I opened up a new shop in my hometown in October and started two new build.
Here is a picture of my shop. It is small but it works pretty good.





The first guitar I started is my 00 model.
The top is made of german spruce, back and sides are Honduran mahogany.









And the second guitar is my new Mod-D model out of Swiss moonspruce and some awesome Madagascar rosewood.









Wait until you see the inlays that are coming in the next weeks.

More pictures are coming soon!
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Old 11-30-2017, 12:20 PM
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That Madagascar looks so good! Looking forward to seeing more of this
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Looking good Max! that OO is very curvy

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Very nice so far!!!
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What's the black material lining the sides of the Mod-d?
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Old 11-30-2017, 07:58 PM
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Very nice and clean. Liking that 00
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Great photos! That is a very tight waist on the 00. Is that an aesthetic decision or a tonal one? Or both?

Thanks for sharing. We love build threads here!
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Old 12-03-2017, 12:04 PM
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That Madagascar looks so good! Looking forward to seeing more of this
Thank you Marcus! Unfortunately I have no picture of the inside of the back with some shellac on it. So we have to wait until the finish is on to see its actual color

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Looking good Max! that OO is very curvy

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Thanks David!

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Very nice so far!!!
Thank you!

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What's the black material lining the sides of the Mod-d?
It is black dyed maple. It keeps my rim lighter in weight than ebony and is still black.

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Very nice and clean. Liking that 00
Thank you Ross!

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Great photos! That is a very tight waist on the 00. Is that an aesthetic decision or a tonal one? Or both?

Thanks for sharing. We love build threads here!
Thank you Juston! Honestly it was an aesthetic decision first but I built a few instruments now with a very tight waist and tonally it works great too.
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Old 12-13-2017, 12:49 PM
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Guys, there are some updates for you!

Here are some pics of the closed boxes.







And the headstock



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That Madagascar looks so good! Looking forward to seeing more of this
And for you Marcus a close up of the Madagascar rosewood!



Some more pics are coming soon!
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Coming together great, very classy, thanks for sharing...
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That's some pretty braz like figure
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Pellerin GA Cedar/EIR

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Old 12-15-2017, 01:59 PM
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Coming together great, very classy, thanks for sharing...
Thank you Dave!

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That's some pretty braz like figure
Oh yeah! I can't wait to finish this guitar.

I just finished the soundport on the Mod-D...





And here is me working some stuff on the workbench

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Old 02-07-2018, 12:43 PM
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Hey guys, the guitars are finally finished!!!

The first one is my 00 model.

Some specs:

Back&sides: Honduran mahogany
Top: German spruce
Headcap: Honduran mahogany
Rosette: Dyed burl, spalted ash
Bindings: Wenge
Neck: Honduran mahogany
Bridge: Wenge

Nut width: 44mm
Scale: 25"
Fretboard radius: 20"
Tuners: Alessi

Custom options:
End graft
















And the second one:

Model: Modified Dreadnought
Back&sides: Madagascar rosewood
Top: Swiss moon spruce
Headcap: Madagascar rosewood
Rosette: Chestnut burl
Bindings: Ebony
Bridge: Madagascar rosewood

Nut width: 43mm
Scale: 25"
Fretboard radius: 20"
Tuners: Alessi

Custom options:
Soundport
End graft
Back of the neck inlay













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Old 02-07-2018, 01:51 PM
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Well, both of these are absolutely beautiful - right up my alley.

The 00 in particular is sweeeeeeet.


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