​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.  

 - 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.

 - 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. 

- 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.  

- Ebano. Unbleached bone saddle.  Ebony bridge pins with Mother of Pearl dot.   

Nut -  1-23/32" unbleached bone.

- 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



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