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D28 Tony Rice guitar kit

$700.00

This is a 1st quality kit from Blues Creek Guitars. It is based off the 1934 design of a D28 . The kit is complete and will have all the parts included . Please read this list carefully and ask any question you feel you need to.
Specifically this kit is designed to emulate the Tony Rice Clarence White guitar. Read carefully and feel free to contact me with any questions

This is the real deal. The back and sides are a perfect color and book match and are East Indian Rosewood. The sides are bent , trimmed and contoured for a D 14 fret. . The back is glued up and thicknessed with a nice zipper back strip remade to pre war spec. . The braces for the back are the vintage style with the wider lower 3 and 4 brace. The top braces are 5/16 in sitka spruce scalloped . The inlay of the rosette is installed and the top thicknessed to 34 spec. This rosette is the is copied off the Tony Rice guitar with the enlarged soundhole. The top will also have herringbone and white binding.
The neck will have a Tee bar neck reinforcement. I have included the fret wire for the compression fretting needed. Please understand this is not adjustable with a wrench so be aware this will take some skill to accomplish. I have videos on compression fretting available on You tube. The Tuners are GROVER BUTTER BEAN open backed in nickel. The fret board is ebony and has no inlay like the Tony rice. It is also going to be bound. I have included all the binding and black side dot material. The head stock is Rosewood. This is a HIGH QUALITY kit and is for the SERIOUS builder.
The binding is all included and tail piece and heel cap included , you will get the top purfling of herringbone also remade to pre war spec .

The ebony fret board is slotted and radiused and trimmed. The nut will be 1 3/4. The bridge is also ebony and with a 2 5/16 in spacing with the through saddle that will need to be glued in. Ebony pins with MOP are included. Bone Nut and Saddle are included. There are side dot markers.
The back and sides are color matched. The neck is dovetail Mahogany with the pre war dart . All parts are included down to the strings.



Back and Sides EAST INDIAN ROSEWOOD
Top RED SPRUCE
NECK Maple (DOVETAIL)
BRACES TOP SITKA SPRUCE 5/16 BACK VINTAGE style SPRUCE
BRIDGE FRET BOARD EBONY 2 5/16 drop in saddle
TUNERS GROVER
BINDING WHITE
BUILDING SUPPORT Video Email of Phone We are here to help

A pick guard is included. We do supply full building support and have video to support you on You tube under BLUES CREEK GUITARS. You are free to contact me any time at Blues Creek Guitars.
We do promise that the parts will fit for this kit and are not low quality. We work hard to provide the best kits available
You will find over 80 videos to support your kit build on you tube under Blues Creek Guitars. We provide all the support to build this kit and see it through completion. We use the best quality parts out there and in many cases we make the parts .We stand behind out kits and take service and our customers seriously. We want you to be successful.
Be aware that there are sellers out there that are selling kits of inferior quality and do not have the correct parts for the kits listed. We want your experience to be enjoyable .

  • Model: tony rice
  • Shipping Weight: 12lbs

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