Handmade from the finest select woods and materials

Acoustic Archtop Guitars by Southern California Luthier Tad R. Brown

Lapis Lazuli


17″ Lapis Lazuli


  • Traditional solid wood construction
  • Classically inspired appointments
  • European maple back and sides
  • Bear-claw European spruce top, Adirondack parallel bracing
  • Honduras rosewood fingerboard, tailpiece, bridge & finger-rest
  • Signature f-holes
  • Ultralight 5 gram rosewood bridge & saddle
  • All hardwood maple bindings
  • Carbon fiber reinforced maple neck with adjustable truss rod
  • Evo gold frets
  • Waverly tuners
  • Harmonically tuned string after-length
  • Armstrong P-90 with high/low coil tap
  • Low profile volume and tone controls
  • Nitrocellulose lacquer with Lapis lazuli gemstone
  • 17″ body, 3″ sides, 25.4″ scale, 1 3/4″ bone nut
  • TKL elite series case
  • Beautiful rich acoustic tone
  • Lightweight and highly responsive, 4 lbs 11oz