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1976 William Laskin Cactus Guitar SOLD

1976 William Laskin Cactus Guitar  SOLD

This 1976 William Laskin Cactus Guitar is named (by us) for the fingerboard inlay. Between the last fret and the soundhole, there is a small inlay of a cactus and a moon, rendered in mother of pearl and abalone.

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William Laskin Art Deco Steel String Video

Here is the William Laskin Art Deco Steel String guitar played by David Martin, one of the teachers at The Twelfth Fret School of Music.

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William Laskin Art Deco Steel String

William Laskin Art Deco Steel String

William “Grit” Laskin is arguably Canada’s best known private Luthier. Building continuously since 1971, Grit’s guitars have received world-wide recognition and respect.

Grit is particularly well known for his elegant “narrative” inlay work where he often tells a story relating to the dreams, aspirations and achievements of the buyer.

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William Laskin Classical, 1976 No Longer Available

William Laskin Classical, 1976 No Longer Available

William Laskin is one of the world’s premiere builders – consistently delivering tonal excellence with incredibly high build quality and spectactular inlay.

This Indian rosewood classical from 1976 has been used as intended – it’s been played, and it’s got a few marks from its experiences. But then, who doesn’t? It plays very well and speaks clearly with a well developed voice.

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William Laskin Classical Guitar 1984 (consignment) SOLD

William Laskin Classical Guitar 1984 (consignment) SOLD

Here is a lovely Laskin classical from 1984, for $4499. It’s in good shape; the guitar has been taken care of but also used as intended, so there are some small dings on the top and its voice has also developed.

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William Laskin Flamenco Guitar 2012 SOLD

William Laskin Flamenco Guitar 2012  SOLD

rom William Laskin, This is a brand new Flamenco instrument, specifically made for Jesse Cook. Jesse Cook has played a Laskin Flamenco Negra in performance for many years.This on-going collaboration with Jesse inspired Grit to build Jesse another guitar; after years of dreaming about getting a Flamenco Blanca Laskin into Jesse’s hands, Grit finally managed to find the time to build one.

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