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El Cornkeestador
Serial Number 11106
Has our older 60-60 2V2X of Western Red
Cedar top and Epaulet sound holes

The back, sides and neck are of Bubinga.
Fingerboard is Ebony with double wedges
and has a fret scale of 24.1” with a body
junction at the 18th fret. The body size is:
length 20.5” (520.7mm) width 16.25” (412.7
mm) depth, bridge saddle to the back is
5.875” (149.2mm).

$1,350.00
Marked down due to newer top design
Included in the price is a non refundable
$250.00 assignment fee.

Price does not include shipping and handling
Southern Belle
Serial Number 11207
Nazarene Star
(A Dreadnought)
Serial Number 21207
The beauty of the Burled Imbuyta swirls is staggering the figure you are seeing in the back is the reflection of the ground
and my body taking the pictured! The sound board is our Biplaner MMX with an outer skin of Sitka Spruce with inner skin of
Bass wood. The neck is Black Walnut/carbon fiber with Ebony finger board featuring our mountain inlay pattern. It has a tail
block access panel and an armrest and players sound port.

$ 2,795.00

The price does not include shipping and handling.
Is an OO sized guitar. It is smallest of
our steel-string guitars. Its body is the
same dimensions as our Der Hauser:
length 19 7/16" (493mm) upper bout
width 10 5/16" (278mm) waist width 9
3/4 (247mm lower bout width 14 3/8"
(365mm) depth at the neck block 3
11/16" (93.9mm) Depth at the tail
block 4 3/8" (110.7mm).

The neck profile is narrower and
shorter than Der Hauser with a fret
scale of 22.7" and the body/neck
junction is at the 14th fret.

This guitar has Burled Imbuyta back
and sides and will be the last guitar I
build with that wood. Burled Imbuyta
is very beautiful but cracks very
easily and is impossible to work.
The Nazarene Star is a Dreadnought and
the outside dimension were religiously
followed.
Dimensions: Fingerboard fret
scale is 24.1" (612.1mm) with a body
junction at the 14th fret. The body size is:
A Martin Dreadnought size length 20”
(508mm) width at the upper bout 11 1/8";
(281mm) Waist 10 5/8" (270mm) width at
the lower bout 15.6" (360.2mm) depth at
the neck block 3.88"; (98.5mm) depth at
tail block 4.75" (120.6mm).

It has back and sides are of Bubinga the
neck is of Mahogany/carbon fiber with an
Ebony fingerboard with ellipses inlay.
The the top is our Sculptured Biplaner
top with our Almost Brace-less MMX
(Modernized Martin X) system with an
outer skin of Stika Spruce and inner skin
of Bass Wood.
It has tail block access panel , players sound port, and an armrest (not yet installed)

Un-like most of our instruments (that come with a Red Oak wood case that we build) because it is of a standard size it
comes in a Roadrunner high impact plastic moulded case.   

$ 2,795.00

Included in the price is a $250.00 non refundable assignment fee

Price does not include shipping and handling.
El Conquistador
S/N 10108
This is the first of the redesigned El
Conquistadors The body is in striped
and fiddleback black walnut. The top is
Stika Spruce. The soundhole epauletts
and pick guard are figured Imbuyta.
the bridge is Honduras Rosewood. The
neck is Balck Walnut with an East
Indian Rosewood fingerboard.

Dimensions:

Body Length: Tail block to bass point
22 3/4” (577.9mm)
Tail block to neck block: 17 ¾” (450.9
mm)
Upper bout Centerline to bass curve:
8” (203.2mm)
Centerline to treble point: 6” (152.3mm)
Waist (measured across the narrowest
point of the body): 11” (279.4mm)
Lower bout: 16 1/2” (419.1mm)
Neck block height: 3.11/16" (93.3mm)
Tail block height: 4 19/32" (116.6mm)
Neck scale: 24.1" (612. mm) body
junction at the: 18th fret
$2,195.00


The price does not include shipping and handling.
Der Hauser
S/N 10208
Der Hauser pictured has
Alaskan Yellow Cedar
(Candian Cyprus) top with
FB5M Biplaner top with inner
skin of Hemlock. The top like
most classical guitars has a
rigid dividing brace under the
sound hole. The sides, back
and neck are of American
Cherry.

The body dimensions are:
length 493mm (19 7/16”)
upper bout width 278mm (10
5/16") waist width 247mm (9
3/4") lower bout width 365mm
(14 3/8") depth neck block
92.2 mm (3 10/16") depth at
tail block 111.7 mm (4 3/8")

It has a tail block access
panel, players sound port,  
and an armrest.
$3,295

The price does not include shipping and handling.
Southern Star
S/N 10308
Southern Star pictured has our Sculptured Biplaner top with our MMX bracing system
and a traditionally placed sound hole
. The outer skin is Alaskan Yellow Cedar
(Canadian Cyprus) and the inner skin is Hemlock.

The fingerboard is ebony with traditional Gibson slant bars of morther of pearl. The
bridge is Honduras Rosewood. The back, sides and neck are of American figured
Black Walnut. The back is sculptured as well. It is the second largest of our guitars
and only slight larger but still with the appearance and size of a Gibson Southern
Jumbo or a J-45. Both are vintage guitars. It is sometimes called a slumped shoulder
Dreadnought because it is just a little bigger than a Dreadnought.

Body Specifications: Length 20.5" (520mm) width lower bout 16.25," (520mm) upper
bout 11.25" (300mm) waist 10.6" (270mm) neck block height 4.13" (105mm) tail block
height 4.92" (125mm).
$ 2,795.00

Included in the price is a $250.00 non refundable assignment fee

Price does not include shipping and handling.
Nazarene Star
(A Dreadnought)
Serial Number 10408
The Nazarene Star is a Dreadnought and
the outside dimension were religiously
followed.
Dimensions: Fingerboard fret
scale is 24.1" (612.1mm) with a body
junction at the 14th fret. The body size is:
A Martin Dreadnought size length 20”
(508mm) width at the upper bout 11 1/8";
(281mm) Waist 10 5/8" (270mm) width at
the lower bout 15.6" (360.2mm) depth at
the neck block 3.88"; (98.5mm) depth at
tail block 4.75" (120.6mm).

It has back and sides of Makore (African
Cherry) the neck is of Mahogany/carbon
fiber with an Bubinga fingerboard with dot
inlay. The the top is our Sculptured
Biplaner top with our Almost Brace-less
2V2X system with an outer skin of Sitka
Spruce and inner skin of Hemlock.
It has tail block access panel , players sound port.

Un-like most of our instruments (that come with a Red Oak wood case that we build) because it is of a standard size it comes in a
Roadrunner high impact plastic moulded case.   

$ 2,195.00

Included in the price is a $250.00 non refundable assignment fee

Price does not include shipping and handling.
Der Hauser
S/N 20508
Der Hauser pictured has Hemlock
top with FB5M Biplaner top with inner
skin of Hemlock. The top like most
classical guitars has a rigid dividing
brace under the sound hole. The
sides, back and neck are of
American Cherry.

The body dimensions are: length
493mm (19 7/16”) upper bout width
278mm (10 5/16") waist width 247mm
(9 3/4") lower bout width 365mm (14
3/8") depth neck block 92.2 mm (3
10/16") depth at tail block 111.7 mm
(4 3/8")

It has a tail block access panel,
players sound port,  and an armrest.
$3,295

The price does not include
shipping and handling.
$3,295

The price does not include shipping
and handling.
Der Hauser
S/N 30508
Der Hauser pictured has Alaskan
Yellow Cedar top with FB5M Biplaner
Top with inner skin of Hemlock. The
top like most classical guitars has a
rigid dividing brace under the sound
hole. The sides, back are of Hawaiian
Koa and the neck is Canary Wood.

The body dimensions are: length
493mm (19 7/16”) upper bout width
278mm (10 5/16") waist width 247mm
(9 3/4") lower bout width 365mm (14
3/8") depth neck block 92.2 mm (3
10/16") depth at tail block 111.7 mm (4
3/8")

It has a tail block access panel, players
sound port,  and an armrest.