This is a copy of the premier builder of guitars "in the Spanish style" in London in 1830. I had an original one in the shop a few years ago and made an accurate drawing before it went to the Boston Museum of Fine Arts for the "Dangerous Curves" exhibit. Ours is made of prime Brazilian rosewood parallel veneers for the sides and back, just like many early guitars were constructed - both for strength and beauty. The top is a fine grained spruce finished with bees wax and polished to a luster. …See More
"I'm not aiming to play this guitar this way, but rather, replace the rest that has gone missing. The rests that sit flush to the soundboard seem to appear on guitars that have the fingerboard flush to the table. This guitar's fingerboard…"