Style - Parish Jumbo.
Back & Sides - Figured Ovangkol. Torrefied Bird’s Eye Maple end-graft and bindings with Maple accent. 12’ radius back with clear Maple purfling.
Soundboard - Torrefied Adirondack Spruce with black/white/back purfling. Ovangkol rosette with back/white/black purfling and Paua Abalone outer ring with black accent. Vintage Tortoise pickguard.
Neck - American Mahogany. Ovangkol heel cap with clear Maple accent.
Fingerboard - Ebano bound with Ovangkol. 16” radius with Pearloid side markers. Mother of Pearl inlay at the 5th fret and Pearloid markers @ 3rd, 5th, 9th, 12th, 15th, 17th and 19th frets.
Scale - 25.4“, 14 fret neck-to-body, 20 frets. Nickel-silver frets.
Headstock Veneer - Ebony with Ovangkol & clear Maple accent. Paua Abalone ‘JM’ logo and palm tree. Ebony trussrod cover (magnetic attachment).
Tuning Machines - Waverly high-ratio with Butterbean buttons, 21:1 gear ratio.
Bridge - Ebano. Unbleached bone saddle. Ebony bridge pins with Mother of Pearl dot.
Nut - 1-23/32" unbleached bone.
Finish - Thin application of Nitrocellulose lacquer (high-gloss body & headplate, Satin neck).
Build Start - 28 June 2021.
Build Completions - 19 January 2022.
Pick-up Systems - K&K Pure Mini.
The story. From playing a demo Ovangkol Dreadnought in the shop and saying, "This is it....this is what I am looking for...but in a jumbo-sized power house SVP..."
Handcrafted acoustic guitars by James Malejczuk
Kouchibouguac, New Brunswick, Canada
JM Guitars © 2013