2014 Engelmann Spruce/California Laurel Classical Guitar
This guitar is based upon Antonio Torres' 1864 FE19 guitar.
It has an Engelmann Spruce top with California Laurel back and sides, Spanish cedar neck, ebony fretboard, ebony bindings and an Indian rosewood bridge.
A very loud guitar with a beautiful singing voice. It opens up quickly as it is played, that is the wonder of Engelmann spruce, it opens up almost as fast as western red cedar. This guitar currently has Aquila 2000 treble strings with Savarez Corum high tension bass strings
String spacing-42mm, 51mm, 59.5mm at bridge
Overall length-38 3/4"
Upper bout-10 13/16"
Lower bout-14 1/4"
Body depth neck to tail-3 1/2" to 3 3/4"
Guitar weight-3lbs, 5oz.
includes HumiCase, can upgrade to Hiscox case for an additional $300.
Shipping not included.
Here is what Alex Komodore, Director of Guitar Studies at Metropolitan State University, Denver, said about this guitar:
There is nothing wrong with this guitar! It is loud with great clarity and note separation - and it has a bite to its voice!
Steve Mullins, a flamenco guitarist based in Boulder, Colorado said this - This guitar is incredible! It has a lot to give and it keeps on giving! From clear basses to singing trebles, this guitar will make someone very happy!
2018 Bearclaw Sitka Spruce/East Indian Rosewood Guitar
Tuners-Sloane with leaf plate
Strings-Savarez Corum high tension
Case-Hiscox Lite Flite HSC w/velvet interior
Top-Bearclaw Sitka spruce, purchased in 1999
Sides/Back-EIRW, purchased in 1999
Bridge-EIRW w/MOP tie block cover
Fret board-Indonesia ebony
Rosette-1912 Manuel Ramirez copy
String spacing-40mm, 48mm, 56mm at bridge
Upper bout-10 1/4"
Lower bout-13 7/8"
Body Depth-3 1/2" to 3 11/16"
Weight, 3lbs, 3oz.
TY Zhang playing the bearclaw spruce/ rosewood guitar at the Orange County Guitar Guitar Festival and Competition at Chapman University, March 2019. He really liked it!