double-top acoustic guitar by Rafał Turkowiak

Rafał Turkowiak double-top acoustic guitar Ancient Kauri #279

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This unique double-top acoustic guitar was made in 2019/2020 by master luthier Rafał Turkowiak. Its body is made of ancient wood called Kauri from New Zeland that grow 40 000 years ago (confirmed and certified by Radio Carbon Dating tests).

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Detailed specification of double-top acoustic  guitar 279:

· The first soundboard in the world with a VIII generation “WAVE” type resonator,
· The world’s first sides and back made of second-generation “HIGH-TECH PRESS” resonance wood
(improvement of soundboard acoustics),
· World’s first neck with “ACOUSTIC TUBES” (lower neck mass and better transmission) sound from the I fret on the body of the guitar, audible sound not only from the body guitar but also from the neck) Patent – “Acoustic Tubes” European Patent Office EP 3340231 (A1),
· The world’s first “Transit Bridge”,
Double-top – Alpine Spruce from Tyrol / Alpine Spruce from Tyrol – hand-selected resonance wood, over 50 years of seasoning,
· Sides and back made of wood – Ancient Kauri with ‘whitebait’ effect (approx. 40,000 years – with certificate of authenticity) – Master Grade
· Innovative, hand-carved ebony bridge decorated with natural bone,
· Raised ebony fingerboard,
· Asymmetrical neck made of sycamore flaming,
· Rosette inlaid with natural bone and ebony,
· Armrest integrated with the resonance box,
· Overlays on a straight guitar head made of solid ebony wood with a natural bone logo,
· Nut made of natural bone, manually profiled and polished,
· Bridge made of natural bone, hand-profiled and polished,
· Precise tuning machines (ebony knobs, black aluminum roller bearings, bolt reinforcements with
white nacre, 18: 1 ratio),
· Ebony trimming,
· Markers dividing the scale made of natural mother of pearl – fi 1.5 mm into 3, 5, 7, 9, 12 (double), 15 positions
· High resonance, antistatic varnish according to own recipe, hand polished, high gloss,
· 18% silver-nickel frets,
25.5 “(647.7 mm) scale
Martin strings
· Cutaway florentine,
Golpeador 1-part bottom made of Ancient Kauri wood with the ‘whitebait’ effect,
· 2 x ebony button for attaching the strap with a black mother-of-pearl logo,
· Lifetime warranty (details on the warranty card).
Original hard case included.

Read more about Rafał here. 

Additional information

Weight 10 kg
Dimensions 120 × 50 × 25 cm

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