2003 German spruce/Indian rosewood classical

Indian rosewood back This recent guitar has a beautiful, dark 25-year old Indian rosewood back joined without a center strip, typical of my instruments.  It has my Moorish arch heel cap, curly koa bindings, and French polish finish.

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The top is ten-year old German spruce with hazelfichte figure and my handmade traditional Torres-style rosette. The rosewood bridge has a 12-hole fossil walrus ivory tie block. German spruce top

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Peghead back The back of this instrument's peghead is veneered with rare quilted mahogany. The peghead's base has my usual curved volute. Tuners are Sloanes with ebony grips.
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Eric Monrad, Luthier
Email: monradguitars@gmailcom 
7566 Eastside Road, Healdsburg, California 95448 
telephone (707) 838-7823

Last updated June 24, 2012
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