Although difficult to work and finish, Cocobolo is fine guitar wood. Some of my sets look identical to old Brazilian Rosewood sets, this is one of them.
Woods & Options:

I have a good selection of seasoned wood to choose from for your custom guitar; if you have something else in mind I can source it out from one of my suppliers. All woods are included in my standard prices except those that note an added charge.

Back and Sides:

East Indian Rosewood:
Hawaiian Koa: add $100
Flamed Maple:
Curly Oregon Myrtle:
Cocobolo: add $100
Figured Bubinga:
African Mahogany:
Honduran Mahogany:
Quilted Mahogany: add $100

Tops: AAA

Sitka Spruce: bearclaw figure available
Engleman Spruce: bearclaw figure available
Western Red Cedar:
European spruce (Carpithian): add $75
Adirondak spruce: (1) AA set left
Add $50 for "master grade" on all tops

Fingerboards & Bridges:

African ebony:
East Indian Rosewood:
Madagascar Rosewood:


Rosette standard for steel string guitars is a double ring of multi layer black and white veneers and a type of herringbone purfling. Classical guitar standard pricing includes a pre made type rosette with a variety of colours and widths available. I offer a custom wood rosette for both types of guitar made up of burled maple and purfling lines; this option adds $150. Inquire about specific rosette designs for an estimate.

Steel string guitars come with a choice of Schaller or Gotoh 510 tuners in a chrome finish. Classical guitars include Gotoh Premium Classical Tuners. I can source out various options in tuners at your request.

If you want your steel string guitar to have an onboard pre amp, I currently offer an L.R. Baggs Active Ribbon Transducer System. This includes the pre amp that mounted inside the guitar body and runs on a 9v battery. Great reliable system that sounds amazing and doesn't require cutting any holes for EQ controls. This system adds $275 to your instrument supplied and installed.

Cocobolo Rosewood

Bearclaw Sitka Spruce
Flamed Oregon Myrtle
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