Archtop Guitars


Archtop Guitars


All arch tops feature hand graduated tops and backs, solid or laminate sides, and custom hand carved necks, built to customer specs. I tend to use only my finest materials for these builds. 

  • Top - Stika or Englemann Spruce, Red Cedar
  • Back, Sides & Neck - Broadleaf Maple, Eastern Hard Maple, Black Walnut or East Indian Rosewood
  • Fingerboard - Rosewood or Ebony (or customer request)
  • Scale - 25”
  • Fingerboard Radius - 20”, 16” or 12”
  • Body Sizes - 12", 15” (with or without cutaway) & 16” offset cutaway / tear drop 
  • Body Depth - 2 3/4” to 3 1/4”
  • Machine Heads - Kluson Waffleback, Gotoh Stealth or Rubner
  • Dual Action Truss Rod
  • D’aquisto wedge style adjustable bridge
  • Laminated bend tailpiece
  • Bolt on w/ Mortise and Tenon or Dovetail
  • Oval hole or F-Hole
  • Contact for pricing

There are many customs options available. Please contact me to find out more.