Will finishes his flamenco guitar

Will, from Blackawton, Devon has just finished his superb flamenco guitar. This is a truly unique instrument made from local woods. The body is made from local Yew and the rosette and end-graft are solid Oak burr. Will opted for the use of traditional tuning pegs. They actually work a treat and I believe he is pleased with their ease of use. The guitar has a European Spruce soundboard so the sound will improve with age, although it already sounds sweet. The Yew imparts a clarity and refinement to the higher frequencies in my view, giving a bright sound overall. The guitar was made in around 5 months part-time. Will did all the work under my tuition with exception of the fret-board which he bought pre-slotted. Well done Will!

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