Turkowiak concert double-top classical guitar 497

Rafał Turkowiak double-top classical guitar #497 (2022)

Double-top classical guitar made in year 2022 in Poland by one of the most innovative luthiers these days – Rafał Turkowiak.


A concert-class classical guitar of exceptional beauty and sound. The best quality tuning by AR is made exclusively for Turkowiak and bears his logo. The translucent headstock covered with Baltic amber adds even more character to this elegant guitar.

Rafał Turkowiak double-top classical guitar #497 (2022) – specification:

  • double top – Western Red Cedar (Master Grade)(top & bottom)
  • back & sides made of California Black Walnut Burl with sapwood (Master Grade)
  • elevated fingerboard made of African Ebony (Master Grade)
  • asymmetric Turkowiak neck profile made of flamed Sycamore Maple (Master Grade) with a natural Baltic amber crown logo on the heel
  • central soundhole with natural Baltic amber rosette inlaid with two natural Baltic white amber crown logos
  • ebony smooth arm bevel integrated with the guitar body
  • double natural Baltic amber headplates with a crown logo made of natural white Baltic amber
  • nut made of hand-shaped and polished natural bone, width 52 mm
  • saddle made of hand-shaped, polished and semi-scalloped natural bone
  • highest-quality AR Turkowiak Gold tuning machines, with ebony buttons and black aluminium rollers with bearings and black wood screw reinforcements, ratio 18:1, with engravings
  • African Ebony bindings (Master Grade)
  • natural Baltic amber side markers diameter 2 mm at 5, 9 fret and concentric side markers diameter 4 mm at 7, 12 (double) fret inlaid with natural Baltic amber
  • highly-resonant, anti-static varnish (own recipe), hand polished, high-gloss
  • EVO-GOLD (nickel-free) fretwire
  • scale length 650 mm
  • Florentine (sharp) cutaway


  • first in the world top with a 10th generation ‘WAVE RESONATOR’
  • first in the world back&sides made of tonewood in 4th generation ‘HIGH-TECH PRESS’
  • first in the world 7th generation ‘ACOUSTIC TUBES’ inside the guitar neck (European Patent Office EP 3340231 (B1)) with natural Baltic amber outlets
  • first in the world ‘SIGMOIDAL’ joint of the sides (European patent no. 008177463-0001)
  • first in the world 2nd generation hand-shaped African Ebony (Master Grade) Impedance bridge with stiffening wings encrusted with natural Baltic amber (European patent no. 008177463-0003)

The price includes the guitar, brand hard case and lifetime warranty guaranteed (details in the warranty card).

Read more about Rafał and his innovations

Turkowiak Guitars website

Additional information

Weight 10 kg
Dimensions 115 × 50 × 25 cm

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