Kamp Bear Guitar

Door Prize at the Kaufman Kamp!

These photos are of the Kamp Bear Guitar. This guitar is an OM style with Koa back and sides. The face is Red Spruce. The binding is Brazilian Rosewood. The peghead inlay is the Kamp bear logo made of Koa with an Abalone suitcase (headed for Kamp with a smile on his face) and the 12th fret inlay is a Mother of Pearl paw print. This guitar will be given away as a door prize at the Kaufman Kamp at the end of week one. Someone is going to get a wonderful clear, sweet sounding guitar - and it is light as a feather!

Phil Anania's Dragon Guitar

Phil Anania's new guitar is a "D" size guitar with Black Brazilian Rosewood back and sides. The face is made of Red Spruce. The binding and lower bout bevel are made of Koa. There is a sound hole port on the upper bout. The peghead dragon inlay was designed by Phil himself and executed in blue/purple/green Paua Abalone, Green Snail, ribbed Green Abalone, and Lapis with engraving by Ken Horne. The shell rosette is engraved with a Haiku poem which was also written by Phil. Ask Phil about his new guitar! :)

Here's what Phil had to say about his guitar on Flatpick-L:

Old 97

The back and sides are of Black Brazilian Rosewood. The neck is Mahogany with an adjustable truss rod and is fitted to the body with a dovetail joint. The unkerfed internal linings are Cypress. The bridge, head plate and bindings are of Brazilian Rosewood. The lower bout is 15 ½ inches wide and at the end pin the depth is 4 7/8 inches. The fingerboard is Ebony and is bound with Curly Koa. The scale length is 25.4 inches and the nut width is 1 ¾ inches. The face and internal bracings are of Adirondack (Red) Spruce. The nut and saddle are of Ivory.

Quilted Mahogany "D"

Quilted Mahogany back and sides with Brazilian Rosewood binding and a Red Spruce face. Bob Kidd had this to say about his guitar, "I want to thank you again for the wonderful guitar you built me. Every time, I play it in a jam people comment on its beauty and its tone, not to mention the fact that it is loud. I've never played a mahogany guitar with a bass response like #105. Thank you again for all the care and attention."

Egret Guitar

This guitar has back and sides built out of Quilted Mahogany. The face, interior blocks and bracing are of Adirondack Spruce. The interior linings are of Cypress. The neck is Mahogany with graphite reinforcement and an adjustable truss rod. The bridge, peghead overlay and trim work is Brazilian Rosewood. The fingerboard is Ebony. The nut and saddle are of Fossil Ivory, and the guitar is inlayed with Mother of Pearl, Paua and Red Abalone. The strap buttons and bridge pins are of Horn. The pick guard is Italian Celluloid and the tuners are Nickel Schallers.

Snow Capped

The back and sides are of Brazilian Rosewood, as are the head plate and the bridge. The binding and trim are of Curly Maple. The face and internal bracing are of Adirondack (Red) Spruce. The interior linings are of unkerfed Cypress. The neck is Mahogany and has an internal adjustable truss rod. It is joined to the body with a dovetail joint. The fingerboard is Ebony, with a 1 ¾ inch nut and a 645 mm (25.4") scale. The lower bout is 15 ¾ " wide. The nut, saddle, bridge pins and strap buttons are of Ivory with Paua Abalone dots. The sound hole rosette is Koa.

Kudzu Guitar

This guitar has back, sides and trim work of Hawaiian Koa. The face, interior bracing and blocks are of Adirondack Spruce. The interior linings are of cypress. The neck is Mahogany with graphite reinforcement and an adjustable truss rod. The bridge and peghead overlay are of Brazilian rosewood. The fingerboard is of Ebony. The guitar is extensively inlayed with Paua and Green Abalone. The nut and saddle are of Fossil Ivory and the pick guard is of Italian Celluloid. The strap buttons and bridge pins are of Horn. This guitar comes with Nickel Schaller tuners.

Butterfly Guitar

The back and sides of this guitar are made of Hawaiian Koa, and feature our “Soft“ cutaway. The neck is of Mahogany and is fitted to the body with a dovetail joint. The neck also has a hidden adjustable truss rod. The bridge, head plate and binding are of Brazilian Rosewood. The fingerboard is of Ebony and it is bound with Brazilian Rosewood. The scale length is 25 inches and the nut width is 1 3/4 inches. The face and internal bracings are of Red Spruce. The internal linings are of unkerfed Cypress. The lower bout width is 15 inches.

Bear Guitar

The back, sides and back of the peghead on this guitar are made of Koa. The neck is Mahogany and the internal linings are Florida Cypress. The neck has a hidden, adjustable truss rod. The bridge, binding and peghead overlay are Brazilian Rosewood. The fingerboard is Ebony. The face and internal bracings are of Red (Adirondack) Spruce. The inlays are of Black Pearl, Mother of Pearl, Turquoise and Silver. The nut and saddle are of Ivory and the bridge pins are of Buffalo Horn. This guitar comes with Schaller tuners and a custom Cedar Creek case. The pick guard is clear acrylic.

Baritone Acousteel

This Hawaiian style lap guitar has back, sides and trim work of Hawaiian Koa. The peghead is of Spanish Cedar. The face and internal bracing are of Adirondack Spruce. The interior linings are of Cypress. The bridge and peghead overlay are of Brazilian Rosewood, the fingerboard is of Ebony. The nut, saddle and bridge pins are of Bone. Inlays on the face, fingerboard and peghead are of Green Snail, white and Gold Mother of Pearl, Paua and Red Abalone. The pick guard is clear acetate.

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