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12 fret Mahogany Dred 1 3/4 in nut 25.4 scale red spruce top

$600.00

This is a 1st quality kit from Blues Creek Guitars. It is based off the 12 fret D 18 The back and sides are trimmed , bent and contoured for a 12 fret Martin shape. The neck joint is Dovetail.
The back has a dark thin rosewood center piece. The top is Red Spruce . The top has the bracing laid out for you in the "original forward shifted position". The braces are red spruce and are scalloped. The fretboard is Ebony as is the bridge. The nut width is 1 3/4 and 2 1/4 at the 12th fret and bridge. The bone nut and saddle blanks are included. Pick guard is also included.
The side supports are like the old guitar and are ribbon and need to be glued in under the kerfed linking. The back braces , also red spruce are the old style. The head veneer is rosewood and I included Grover tuners. No inlay on the fretboard so you may do dots or what ever you wish. I did include the MOP dots . The fretwire is also included. I have all parts down to the strings in the carton. This will have a 2 way adjustable truss rod. The binding is tortoise and end wedge and heel cap are included.
The kit is serviced and ready to go. I suggest you also get the D12 mold to match this kit. I have a good bit of video on your tube for building and instruction. We do back all we sell so you will be able to get in touch when you need help. I want to see these finished and we take this very serious.


Back and Sides FIGURED MAHOGANY
TOP ADIRONDACK SPRUCE
NECK MAHOGANY (DOVETAIL)
BRACES SPRUCE 5/16 scalloped
BACK RED SPRUCE brace
BRIDGE FRET BOARD EBONY 2 1/4 drop in saddle
TUNERS Grover
BINDING DARK TORTOISE
BUILDING SUPPORT Video Email of Phone We are here to help

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: 12 FR Red 18
  • Shipping Weight: 12lbs

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