Prices

(Prices are as of January 2020 and subject to change)

Instruments:

Guitars:

Ariel model, $1900.00    
small Dreadnought shape 
scale 24 27/32″
body 18 1/2 x 13 3/4 x 3 7/8

Nautilus model, $2150.00
000 size +         
scale 25 11/32″    
body 19 7/8 x 14 1/2 x 4

Neptune model, $2300
large 000 size, deeper.
scale 25 11/32″
body 20″ x 15 5/8 x 4 1/4

Poseidon model, $2650
almost J200 size 
scale 25 11/32″ or 25 21/32″(classical)
body 20 1/2 x 16 1/2 x 4 3/4

 

12-string guitars:  

Standard, add $300 to each of the above

Noel Paul Stookey model bell 12-string, $2400
basic with standard materials as below
string scale 25 21/32” for tuning DGCFAD or 24 27/32” for concert pitch.

Gordon Bok model 12-string, $3100
jumbo body
scale 25 11/32″ 
body 20 1/2 x 16 1/2 x 4 3/4

Dreadnought style 12-string, $2500
large body
scale length  25 21/32″

 

Celtic bouzoukis

octave mandolins, and mandotenors (flat back bouzoukis Celtic style)
scales from 19 1/4″ to 24 7/8″

Teardrop (mandolin) shape,
from $1200

Small dreadnought guitar shape, from $1400

“English guittar” model, with shoulders, $1500

 

Citterns

Standard large mando, bell, or guitar body, $1400
10 string, 5 doubles, octave on bass; standard DADAD etc.. scale 25 21/32″
long or short scale  25 21/32″  /  21 5/8”

“English guittar,” $1600

Large body, mandocello size, $1950

 

Mandolins and more

‘Andylin’, $1800
long scale mandolin tuned FCGC
17″ scale, 13 1/2 x 12 1/4 x 2 3/4
(capoed at 2nd fret standard mando scale = GDAD/E)

Mandocello, $2800.00
CGDA 26 1/8″ scale
body 20″ x 15 x 4 x 5″

Other custom oddball instruments available, quoted per design.

 

Materials

Woods:  

Back, sides and neck:
mahogany or Brazilian cambara body /neck, standard
Inda rosewood, add $150-185
many other woods are available for guitar body – please inquire
Hawaiian koa – please inquire

Top:  
extra fine western red cedar, standard
Sitka spruce, grades from A-AAA, add $50-120
Maine red spruce (equivalent of Adirondack spruce), grades from A-AAA, add $80-200

Fretboard, bridge and tailpiece (if applicable)
Brazilian ironwood (ipe), standard
A+ grade ebony fretboard, bridge  $85
(if appropos, tailpieces also for bouzoukis & citterns)

Ask about pricing for custom woods

 

Other materials:

Tuning machines:
Saga (Golden Gate) sealed individual chrome, standard
Grover machines, $85/6set chrome, $150 gold
Schaller machines, Gotoh Machines, +/- $120/6set, $180 gold

Edging:
rosewood w. maple and black white black purfling strips, standard
abalone purfling hand fitted $275

Special inlays, quoted per piece
(eg: Martin snowflake set in pearl for 3,5,7,9,12,& 15th frets $85.00)

K&K twin spot internal pickup &120.00 installed; others market price

Extra hard gloss topcoat finish, $175

 

Cases:

Gig bag $59-$200
Rigid featherweight case $95-$120
Regular hardshell case $100-$270, depending on size and maker
Hiscox Pro-2 excellent light hardshell case, $270-$325

Please note that prices for parts, cases, etc. are dependent on cost from the suppliers

 

Shipping

USPS insured priority or express.

 

Repair rate

$48 / hour + materials, work warrantied
 

All work warrantied for 10 years