We at Hudson Vintage Guitars are pleased to announce that we have become a dealer for Northwood Guitars. Northwood is an elite builder of very high end acoustic guitars. Heading up Northwood is John McQuarry, a well know custom special order luthier. John’s wood material selection is of rare planks of exotic examples of many select species.
Our first Northwood is the rare body model L-00 size Nick Lucas type 13 Fret model.
The top is of a very tight grained Engelman Spruce adorned beautifully with Koa Binding & Rosette an Ebony Pyramid Style Bridge.
The body/back is of highly figured select Indian Rosewood.
The highly figured Mahogany Neck is of the 13 Fret Nick Lucas Style, with a slotted headstock with Koa face plate & volute Style neck reinforcement. The tuning machine are Grover Sta-tite 18:1 open gear style. The nut is cut at 1.75”. The Fretboard is decorated with stunning custom Abalone inlays as per photos.
This build also features the Deep Body Designation.
The increased depth of this body results in huge projection. This piece actually projects so well the the guitar sounds like much larger
Some additional significant dimensions:
2.5” string spacing at saddle
Lower Bout Width 14.5”
Upper Bout Width 10.2”
Side Width at Lower Bout 4.75”
This piece carries Northwood’s Limited Lifetime Warranty .
We shall pack in the highest quality original custom Hiscox travel case.