Handmade from the finest select woods and materials

Acoustic Archtop Guitars by Southern California Luthier Tad R. Brown

Dark Cherry


17″ Dark Cherry


tad r brown dark cherry archtop
  • Traditional all solid wood construction
  • Classically inspired appointments
  • European spruce top with Adirondack parallel bracing
  • Bigleaf maple back and sides
  • African blackwood fingerboard, tailpiece & finger-rest
  • All hardwood maple bindings
  • Ultra light 5 gram Brazilian rosewood bridge & saddle
  • Signature f-holes
  • Carbon fiber reinforced maple neck with adjustable truss rod
  • Stainless steel frets
  • Waverly tuners
  • Harmonically tuned string after-length
  • Armstrong Alnico 3 PAF
  • Low profile volume and tone controls
  • Nitrocellulose lacquer finish
  • 17″ body, 3″ sides, 25.4″ scale, 1 3/4″ bone nut
  • TKL elite series case
  • Warm rich acoustic overtones
  • Lightweight and highly responsive, 4 lbs, 11oz