Recently off the Bench
The story. An expression of personality where the commissioner's second guitar was to represent an alter-ego and sonic departure from his first, the Wolf & Moon,.....and with a little touch of Bohemian.
Style – Dreadnought
Back & Sides - Black Walnut. Ebony with B/W/B accent butt inlay & bindings.
Soundboard - 'Blue Light' Sitka floatlog. Custom Mahogany-veneered Kaya arm-bevel with soundports. Roped purfling.
Neck - One-piece Honduran Mahogany. Black Walnut heal cap with B/W./B accent.
Fingerboard - African Blackwood bound with Black Walnut.
Scale - 25.4", 12 fret neck-to-body, 17 frets.
Headstock Veneer - Black Walnut with B/W/B accent. Black Walnut truss rod cover with B/W/B accent.
Tuning Machines - Waverly (Nickel) with Ebony buttons, 16:1 gear ratio.
Bridge - African Blackwood. Unbleached bone saddle. Wooly Mammoth bridgepins with black dot.
Nut - 1-25/32” unbleached bone.
Finish - Hand-applied French Polish.
Pick-up System - LR Baggs Anthem.
Build Start - 16 February 2018.
Build Completion - 22 October 2018
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James Malejczuk Acoustic Guitars
Handcrafted acoustic guitars by James Malejczuk.
Style – Round-shouldered Carleton Parish Dreadnought.
Back & Sides - Katalox. Bird's Eye Maple butt inlay and bindings.
Soundboard - Sequioa. Repeating Red/White/Black rosette and Maple/Bloodwood lower bout 'stem' inlay. Red/Black/White purflings.
Neck - One-piece Spalted Bird's Eye Maple with flame. Katalox heal cap with Maple accent.
Fingerboard - Zircotte. 16” radius. Brass-ringed Pearloid side markers. Brass sun and Mother of Pearl bird inlays.
Scale - 25.4", 20 frets.
Headstock Veneer - Katalox with Maple accent. Mother of Pearl headstock logo. Katalox truss rod cover.
Tuning Machines - Gotoh SGL510Z Antique Gold with L5 button. 21:1 gear ratio.
Bridge - Zircotte. Unbleached bone saddle and Snakewood bridgepins.
Nut - 1-29/32” . Unbleached bone.
Finish - Hand-rubbed Danish Oil. Matte finish.
Pick-up System - LR Baggs Session VTC.
Build Start - 14 October 2018.
Build Completion - 21 March 2019.