Hollow Body Archtop Acoustic Guitar. Free shipping and case included.
Beautiful light rose colored Archtop Guitar. Both top and back are hand carved to violin luthier build standards. Seymour Duncan S6 Humbucker with dual tone / volume control and lower right bout pick-up is now included with this guitar. Hard case and Free Shipping included.
The MRK02A hand crafted Full Body Archtop guitar is detailed in Ebony and Walnut trim. The headstock is hand carved and detailed with a beautiful rose shell inlay. Finger board details include pewter inlay position markers in the traditional MRKArtistry layout. Hand crafted from "AAA" quality Sitica spruce bear-claw front plate. The back, sides and neck are all crafted from "AAA" quality highly flamed maple wood. Finish was applied using Nitro Lacquer varnish, hand rubbed and polished to a high luster. 12 coats total.
Old Luthier techniques were used for this build that include hand carving of the top and back plate and old school sounding techniques used by top quality instrument builders. The arching is high, providing an enhanced sound performance.
Back Plate material –
“AAA” quality highly flamed 2 piece maple.
Sides - “AAA” quality highly flamed maple.
Top plate – “AAA” quality Sitica spruce "Bear-Claw".
Sound Bar – spruce. "dual sound bars"
Blocking, kerfling and brace material – Mahogany.
Tuners - Nickel Gotoh open gear with nickel buttons.
Finger board, tail piece detail trim – Ebony and Dark Walnut.
Bridge – Adjustable post Ebony.
Strings – De-Addario steel core medium.
Finish material – Nitro Lacquer varnish
Case – Hard body Gator GW Jumbo.
Body length - 21"
Body height - 5-1/2"
Lower bout - 17"
Middle bout - 11"
Upper bout - 13"
Overall length - 43"
Pick-up Seymour Duncan S6. Fishman Switchback End Pin and Schatten T-2 volume and tone control.