View Full Version : Sapele Parlour Guitar

09-11-2014, 08:45 PM
Well, this one started out as a commission to build a nylon strung Guitalele, but after numerous emails with the client and him expressing dissatisfaction with the tone using E - e tuning on nylon strings with a short scale, this morphed into a steel string Parlour Guitar.

Back and Sides - Pommele Sapele
Top - Sitka Spruce
Bindings - Sapele
Head Plate Veneers - York Gum Burl
Fret Board - Ebony with compound radius 12" to 20"
Pickup - K&K Sound
Block Inlays - Gold MOP
Tuners - Hipshot
Strings - D'Addario EXP16
Finish - High Gloss Lacquer


09-12-2014, 01:47 AM
Very nice!

Ambient Doughnut
09-12-2014, 02:39 AM
That's a lovely looking thing!

09-12-2014, 04:08 AM
As always, a beautiful looking instrument.........

Bob Orr
09-12-2014, 04:49 AM
Really lovely, like the way you have treated the heal cap with it cutting into the back and may "steal" that idea for a black walnut dobro I am making for myself. so long as you don't mind that is?

Cheers, Bob

09-13-2014, 04:00 AM
Nice. What's the scale length?

09-13-2014, 11:25 AM
It's 22" scale length.

09-13-2014, 07:52 PM
As usual, so clean work,
with perfect curves.
Hi level sweety guitar.