Category Archive: Brazilian Rosewood

(NEW) Kevin Kopp AJ, Adirondack Spruce, Brazilian Rosewood, Sunburst – SOLD

(NEW) For our money, nobody makes a better Gibby-inspired guitar than Kevin Kopp.  While most builders have models in these classic styles, few can really capture the magical tone of the best vintage examples, a skill that, to a guitar, Mr. Kopp has mastered. Kevin pulled out all the stops for us on this custom order, an AJ or Advanced

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(USED) (2008) Santa Cruz Tony Rice Professional, German Spruce, Brazilian Rosewood – $9,250

(USED) Here’s something you don’t encounter every day… As described by the Santa Cruz Guitar Company: The Tony Rice Professional Model has been further refined (from the standard Tony Rice model) to offer the same specifications as used on Mr. Rice’s personal guitar. Old growth Brazilian Rosewood of the quality seen in the best vintage instruments and European Spruce (usually chosen from stock from

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(USED) Collings 000-41, Adirondack, Brazilian Rosewood, Excellent Sound! – $8,750

(USED) “What’s the best guitar in your shop right now?”  It’s a question that we get on an almost daily basis, and as guitar geeks with wide and variegated tastes, we usually end up unable to pick a dozen favorites, never mind just one particular guitar… BUT… all that said, if you call us today and ask that question, this

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(USED) Collings OM3BaaaA Varnish, Adirondack, Brazilian – $10,250

(USED) We are privileged to handle many fine Collings guitars every year.  This one is special.  It sold in 2006 and has the distinction of being the very first varnish Brazilian RW orchestra model guitar that Collings produced. Having also the pedigree of “Style 3” and being clad with such high grade Brazilian rosewood, it is quite special indeed. So…feast your eyes on this VERY special Collings OM3BaaaA-Varn (Style 3 Brazilian OM

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(USED) Kevin Kopp K-35, Adirondack, Brazilian – $6,950

(USED) Those who watch our website closely know that we adore Kevin Kopp’s guitars.  For our money, no one else does so well capturing the spirit, sound and feel of classic Gibby flattops.  They are consistently amazing, yet we always smile when we strum that first chord on a Kopp… a delightful familiarity washes over us, and we feel like

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(USED) M.J. Franks Legacy Dreadnought, Adirondack, Brazilian – $5,795

(USED) Increasingly sought out for his ukuleles and resonators, Michigan luthier Mike Franks also builds a FINE traditional guitar!  We’re very pleased to present this Legacy dreadnought, featuring an Adirondack spruce top and figured Brazilian rosewood back and sides.  This instrument has all the guts and volume of a classic vintage Herringbone, with a nice booming bass but a midrange that

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(USED) Spectacular Huss & Dalton Pilgrim Dreadnought, First Ever, Brazilian – $7,995

(USED) We are big fans of Bluegrass Flatpicking guitar in general, and the styles of Clarence White and Tony Rice in particular.  About 18 months ago, Mark Dalton and I wondered aloud how they might be able to bring Huss & Dalton’s own fresh approach and voicing to the whole “large sound hole” dreadnought concept…. Just arrived, back on consignment at our humble lumber and tone emporium

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(USED) Bourgeois Soloist – Aged Tone, Brazilian RW, Adirondack Spruce, Hide Glue – $7,950

(USED) No discussion of Orchestra model guitars is complete without a spirited discussion regarding the Bourgeois “Soloist”. Dana Bourgeois knows wood. And Dana is considered THE expert where soundboard voicing is concerned. The re-birth and popularity of OM-28 style guitars in general owes much to Dana Bourgeois’ 38 years of involvement in the guitar industry. The Bourgeois “Soloist” is normally a European  topped lightly crafted, exquisitely

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SOLD – (USED) 2014 Collings D2H BrA VN, Brazilian Rosewood, Adirondack, Vintage Now Neck – SOLD

(USED, EX+++) What a pleasure it is to be able to offer this fairly recent Collings dreadnought with to-die-for, perfectly quartered old-growth BRAZILIAN rosewood back and sides!  This is certainly one of the last Braz guitars to leave the Collings shop, and who knows how long they were saving this very special set of wood… if we were back in

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SOLD – (USED) Bourgeois Vintage OM, Adirondack Spruce, Brazilian Rosewood, Hide Glue – SOLD

(USED) Dana Bourgeois is directly responsible for bringing the OM back into fashion, having collaborated with Martin in the early 80s to breath new life into this classic model, and having built several thousand under his own name ever since. It is our favorite model that comes out of this shop, and we believe that he gets the voicing just

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SOLD – (USED) (2006) Randy Lucas LD-28 Wedge Dreadnaught, Brazilian Rosewood, Rare – Special! – SOLD

(JUST ARRIVED, USED, RARE)  Here’s something you don’t see every day!  Excellent (8.5 of 10) condition. Here is a vintage style guitar by one of our favorite builder, Randy Lucas of Columbus, Indiana. Randy was one of the hottest builders (with longest waiting lists) among flat pickers during the 1990’s and early 2000’s and has broadened his appeal in recent years and does

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SOLD – (USED) Collings OM2 BaaA, Adirondack, Brazilian, Exceptional Sound! – SOLD

(USED) The Collings Brazilian guitars are becoming increasingly more rare, particularly the Orchestra Models, and we’re happy to present this wonderful sounding guitar with just a few miles on it and striking figured Brazilian back and sides. This is a 2006 model, from the “grading” days, when we could order a Brazilian rosewood Collings any time (we miss those days!)

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(USED) Early (1994) Collings BRAZILIAN Rosewood OOO2H Custom – No Logo – $7,250

(Just arrived)  (USED) We are privileged to “handle” many fine Collings guitars every year.  This one is special. It was built in the original Collings shop in April of 1994 (serial #1355) and was ordered specifically WITHOUT the Collings logo on the slotted headstock. It does have, however, a very cool vintage-inspired “hot stamp” of the Collings logo on the reverse side of the

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SOLD – (NEW) Dana Bourgeois Vintage D LSH (Large Sound Hole) Dreadnought, Brazilian Rosewood, Aged Tone Adirondack Spruce! – SOLD

The best sounding Bourgeois dreadnoughts are his Aged Tone dreadnoughts. It’s that simple. And his large sound hole dreadnoughts are quite possibly the best sounding Bourgeois dreadnoughts. Period. What’s all the fuss about? It’s Dana’s new large Sound-hole Brazilian Rosewood dread, a model that he introduced in 2015. Built with hide glue, Banjo-Killer bracing, Aged Tone Adirondack spruce, and Brazilian Rosewood. A

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SOLD – (USED) (2005) Collings O3BaaaAsb – Brazilian, Sunburst – SOLD

(USED) For those looking for a very small, comfortable guitar with plenty of headroom, warmth, punch and clarity, and deluxe looks to match, we have it here in this very unusual and very special Collings 03. “Oh Three!” What we’ve got is a very clean (11 year old, exc. condition) 3-series Brazilian Rosewood O body Collings with dark sunburst, 42-style inlay on the fretboard,

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