7 strings Açores – LL

This guitar was a big and great challenge for me!

Have to thank to Carlos Juan, VIP Pick-up.

Me and Carlos, worked together to make this beautiful instrument, for Lionel Loueke.



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– 1 piece of 300 years old reclaimed Carcavelos Mahogony with dovetail slide-in set  https://www.theguitarbarrelproject.com/
– Ebony fingerboard
– 25,5″ scale
– 12″ radius
– 22 Jescar Evo Gold medium frets
– Mother of pearl side dots
– Double-action trussrod (custom single stainless steel rod)
– Ebony string guide with Evo Gold zero fret
– Schertler tuners


– Figured Swiss alpine spruce  hand-carved arch top with 1 piece of 300 years old reclaimed Carcavelos Mahogony back https://www.theguitarbarrelproject.com/
– Costum Adriano Sérgio designed bridge
– Custom cover jack plates made from cymbal brass
– Carlos Juan, VIP Pick-u separate output:

Bour pot, 1 Volume

– Benedetto, B7:
Bourns pots, 1 Volume, 1 tone

– 2 X Pure-tone Multi-Contact Jack

– Flush-mounted Jim Dunlop Straploks


– Rubio Monocoat Oil and Wax


– Benedyck ARTcase with bespoke inner structure


– 3 Kg

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