The Twelfth Fret ~ Since 1977 ~

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⚌Reduced‼ DK Essence Steel String Acoustic Guitar, 2020

⚌Reduced‼ DK Essence Steel String Acoustic Guitar, 2020

From Dmitry Kulakov in Ottawa Ontario, the DK Essence model is based on his slope-shouldered, X-braced ‘Cleopatra’ body, but with a DK custom bridge and tailpiece. The top of the DK Essence is Master-grade Red Cedar with a water-based lacquer finish. The sides, back, headplate, tailpiece and Rosette inserts are figured
Black Walnut.

Used
Price: $2,400.00 CAD $2,900.00 CAD
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⚌Reduced‼ Sergei de Jonge Classical Guitar Natural, 1980

⚌Reduced‼  Sergei de Jonge Classical Guitar Natural, 1980

This Sergei de Jonge Classical guitar was built during 1980 in Toronto, following de Jonge’s return to Canada from a year in Holland and creation of a new workshop. Having learned guitar building in Toronto during the years 1969 to 1971 from Jean Larrivee and Edgar Monch via Eli Kassner, and then a year with Patt Lister in Collingwood, this de Jonge classical shows these strong influences.

Vintage
Price: $3,250.00 CAD $4,000.00 CAD
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⚌Reduced‼ GW Barry OM Bearclaw and Brazilian Rosewood, 2007

⚌Reduced‼ GW Barry OM Bearclaw and Brazilian Rosewood, 2007

Here is a lovely GW Barry OM style guitar from 2007 featuring a Bearclaw-figured Sitka Spruce top and Brazilian Rosewood back and sides. GW Barry has been building for decades, including some time working in Jean Larrivee’s shops in Vancouver and Victoria, BC. His work is top notch, in terms of construction and tonal output.

Used
Price: $6,350.00 CAD $6,850.00 CAD
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⚌Reduced‼ Oskar Graf Baritone Fan-Fret Guitar, 2017

⚌Reduced‼  Oskar Graf Baritone Fan-Fret Guitar, 2017

Here is a very unusual and very good instrument – an Oskar Graf baritone fan-fret classical guitar, built during 2017 at Graf’s shop in Clarendon, Ontario. Oskar Graf is a well-respected luthier who has been building for many ears, and is now approaching retirement. His skills are well demonstrated here.

Used
Price: $6,999.99 CAD $7,999.99 CAD
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Linda Manzer Custom Cutway Steel String Guitar, 1980

Linda Manzer Custom Cutway Steel String Guitar, 1980

Here is a rare thing of beauty – a Linda Manzer Custom Cutaway from 1980, wearing a lovely Alphonse Mucha – inspired engraved headstock inlay. Linda Manzer has been building since the mid 1970’s, training with Jean Larrivee from 1974 to 1978 and in 1984 learning archtop construction from the late James D’Acquisto in New York City. Her spectacular and varied instruments have been used by many top players including Pat Metheney, Bruce Cockburn, and Julian Lage.

Vintage
Price: $16,500.00 CAD
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⚌Reduced‼ Sergei de Jonge Classical Guitar Natural, 1981

⚌Reduced‼ Sergei de Jonge Classical Guitar Natural, 1981

This Sergei de Jonge Classical guitar was built during 1981 in Toronto, following de Jonge’s return to Canada from a year in Holland and creation of a new workshop. Having learned guitar building in Toronto during the years 1969 to 1971 from Jean Larrivee and Edgar Monch via Eli Kassner, and then a year with Patt Lister in Collingwood, this de Jonge classical shows these strong influences.

Vintage
Price: $2,500.00 CAD $2,999.99 CAD
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