Handmade from the finest select woods and materials

Acoustic Archtop Guitars

by Master Luthier


Tad R. Brown

17″ Archtops



  • European maple back and sides
  • Bear-claw European spruce top
  • Honduras rosewood appointments
  • Signature f-holes
  • Ultralight all wood bridge & saddle
  • All hardwood maple bindings
  • 3 piece maple neck
  • Evo gold frets
  • Waverly tuners
  • Armstrong P-90 with high/low coil tap
  • Low profile volume and tone controls
  • Lapis lazuli lacquer finish
  • 17″ body, 3″ sides, 25.4″ scale, 1 3/4″ nut
  • TKL elite series case
  • Beautiful rich acoustic tone
  • Lightweight and highly responsive, 4 lbs 11oz


DARK CHERRY

tad r brown dark cherry archtop

  • European spruce top with Adirondack bracing
  • Bigleaf maple back and sides
  • African blackwood appointments
  • All hardwood maple bindings
  • Ultra-light all wood bridge & saddle
  • Signature f-holes
  • One piece maple neck
  • Stainless steel frets
  • Waverly tuners
  • Armstrong Alnico 3 PAF
  • Low profile volume and tone controls
  • Nitrocellulose lacquer finish
  • 17″ body, 3″ sides, 25.4″ scale, 1 3/4″ nut
  • TKL elite series case
  • Warm rich acoustic overtones
  • Lightweight and highly responsive, 4 lbs, 11oz
  • Available
  • Make Offer



HONEY BLONDE

  • Adirondack red spruce top
  • European maple back and sides
  • Gabon ebony fingerboard
  • All hardwood maple bindings
  • Classically inspired ebony appointments
  • Ultra light all wood bridge & saddle
  • Eastern red maple neck
  • Evo gold frets
  • Waverly tuners
  • Armstrong PAF
  • Low profile volume and tone controls
  • Honey blonde nitrocellulose lacquer finish
  • 17″ body, 3″ sides, 25.4″ scale, 1 11/16″ nut
  • Powerful strong clear acoustic tone, 5 lbs


SUNBURST

  • European spruce top with Engelmann bracing
  • European maple back and sides
  • Ebony appointments
  • All hardwood maple bindings
  • Ultra light all wood bridge & saddle
  • Eastern red maple neck
  • Evo gold frets
  • Waverly tuners
  • Armstrong PAF
  • Sunburst nitrocellulose lacquer finish
  • 17″ body, 3″ sides, 25.4″ scale, 1 23/32″ nut
  • TKL elite series case
  • Warm rich acoustic tone, 5 lbs


AMETHYST

  • European spruce top
  • European maple back and sides
  • Ebony appointments
  • All hardwood maple bindings
  • Ultra light all wood bridge & saddle
  • Signature f-holes
  • Slim 3 piece eastern red maple neck
  • Evo gold frets
  • Waverly tuners
  • Armstrong PAF pickup
  • nitrocellulose lacquer finish
  • 17″ body, 2 7/8″ sides, 25.4″ scale, 1 11/16″ nut
  • TKL elite series case
  • Bright and responsive
  • lightweight and acoustic, 5 lbs.
  • Available
  • Make Offer


VINTAGE

  • Aged Sitka spruce top
  • European maple back and sides
  • Classically inspired appointments
  • Rosewood appointments
  • Ebony fingerboard
  • Ivoroid bindings and tuner buttons
  • Ultra light one piece rosewood bridge
  • One piece rock maple neck
  • Evo gold frets
  • Waverly tuners
  • Armstrong PAF pickup
  • Vintage-burst nitrocellulose lacquer finish
  • 17″ body, 3″ sides, 25.4″ scale, 1 23/32″ nut
  • TKL elite series case
  • Balanced full tone
  • Lightweight and acoustic, 5 lbs