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John Moriarty Guitars

15 inch Archtop Electric
16 inch Archtop Electric

17 inch Archtop Electric
17.5 inch Archtop Electric
Tele Style


Parlor Guitar

This guitar was commissioned to incorporate features of early 20th century small-body guitars of the Gibson and Martin companies. One of the customers main requirements was that the guitar be as plain as possible without fussy ornamentation. The slotted headstock is reminiscent of Martin styling, while the body and bracing pattern is closer to the Gibson 00 guitars.

General specifications:
373mm lower bout
non-cutaway
Top: Old stock German spruce
Back: Brazilian mahogany
Sides: Brazilian mahogany
3-ply body binding
Internally laminated neck
Stainless steel truss rod
Ebony fingerboard, 12″ radius, 25″ scale, 12 frets to the body
Black pearl dot position markers
43mm width nut, polished bone
Slotted headstock with nickel plated 3-in-line tuners
Ebony bridge with polished bone saddle
Hand-cut pickguard
Natural lacquer finish