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2013 Bruce West Spruce Top Classical Guitar

Comments This is a 2013 Bruce West spruce top classical guitar. Bruce West builds from his shop near Stirling, Ontario, and has been involved with instruments for decades.

This excellent instrument is new, with a German Spruce top and Indian Rosewood back and sides. It’s built using traditional spanish construction, with solid linings and tailblock made from black willow. The finish is a beautiful, tonally transparent and hand applied oil varnish.

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Serial Number Signed by Bruce West and dated 2013; 145 in the corner of the label. Built during 2013 at Bruce’s shop near Stirling, in Hastings County, Ontario.
Pricing $6,000 CAD with hardshell case.
Neck Mahogany neck with ebony bound ebony fingerboard. 650mm scale length,
Frets Nickel-silver frets.
Body Spanish style construction, with the neck an integral part of the body; the sides slot into the heel block for completely solid construction. Solid linings on the top and back made from black willow (as is the tail block), and very clean internal construction. Indian rosewood back and sides.
Finish Oil varnish finish. 8 to 10 coats are applied, rubbed down between each coat and finally hand polished with pumice.
Hardware/electronics Bone nut and saddle, high quality Van Gent tuners with pearlescent buttons.
Playability/Action This fine instrument plays very, very well, and speaks clearly with a warm tone.
Case Hardshell archtop case included.

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