GPL Acoustic Guitars

Many guitarists are perceived as creative, edgy, impulsive and non-conformist.

However, when it comes to the instruments that they own and cherish they are very much conformist and conservative (that’s with a small c) and are only happy when playing a vintage or first issue instrument.
It is with this ethos that I follow most acoustic guitar making construction styles and traditions.
All my instruments are made to order from the finest materials available in a variety of styles.
Here are a few examples of my fine acoustic guitars.


Engelmann spruce

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Clich here for construction pics

Features Include:
•    Select Engelmann spruce
•    East Indian Rosewood back and sides
•    White bindings
•    Circle or Mosaic Rosette (shown)
•    Herringbone wood purfling
•    Herringbone wood back strip
•    Scalloped bracing
•    Honduran Mahogany neck
•    Bound fingerboard and Headstock
•    Santos Rosewood Headstock veneer
•    Open-book Headstock shape
•    G Parker inlayed signature Headstock logo
•    Ebony fingerboard and bridge
•    Diamond fingerboard inlays
•    Fully adjustable truss rod
•    Bone nut and drop-in compensated saddle
•    Ebony bridge pins
•    Nickel Schaller tuners
•    Black or ITS Scratchplate (optional)
•    High gloss nitrocellulose lacquer finish

Construction video diary here…


Cedar Top Acoustic

  • Cedar Top with Rosewood Back and Sides.
  • Ebony Fingerboard and Bridge
  • Rosewood Head with Schaller Machine Heads

Rosewood Back and Sides (still in the workshop stage)

  • Jumbo Venetian Cutaway 4-Piece Rosewood Back and Rosewood Sides
  • Spruce Top
  • Ebony Fingerboard

See also

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