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.