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Incoming Bashkin Guitars 2018 Build Thread

As you will have seen from earlier blogs, this year we are committing to bringing in an incredible selection of Bashkin Guitars to the TNAG Showroom! We will be offering a wide variety of body shapes and sizes and also branching out into other tonal arenas using woods alternative to the mainstream.

We caught up with Michael and asked him if he could send us a selection of build photos for the Baskins we have on order. It is incredible to see the craftsmanship, skill, time and effort that is going into these guitars! Michael, we salute you!

....ENJOY!

Here the incoming Bashkin Guitars in more detail:

Bashkin OM European Flamed Maple / Carpathian Spruce - £7,450.00.

Serial # 152, 2018.

  • Top - Carpathian Spruce 
  • Back and sides - European Flamed Maple
  • Neck - Honduran Mahogany
  • Headstock overlay - Ebony bound in Ebony with maple veneer line inlays
  • Back of headstock - Ebony
  • Binding - Ebony with Maple side purflings
  • Purfling - Santos with Holly veneers 
  • Rosette - Burled woods
  • Bracing - Adirondack spruce top, Sitka spruce back
  • End graft - Ebony
  • Kerfing - Spanish Cedar 
  • Tuners - Waverly’s - butterbean/nickel
  • Frets - Medium (.080x.040")/ hemispherical ends
  • Bridge plate - Maple
  • Nut/saddle - Bone 
  • Bracing/bridge glue - Hot hide glue
  • Bridge pins - Ebony
  • Fret markers - Amber inlays
  • Truss-rod - Stainless steel - 2 way 
  • Bridge - Ebony
  • Fretboard - Ebony bound in Ebony 
  • Nut width/saddle width - 1.75” / 2.25”
  • Scale - 25.4”
  • Dimensions - Lower bout 15.1”, Waist 9.1”, Upper Bout 11.1”
  • Depth at tail/neck: 4. 125”/3.125”
  • Finish - Nitrocellulose lacquer
Serial # 151, 2018. 
  • Top - Carpathian Spruce 
  • Back and sides - Katalox
  • Neck - Honduran Mahogany
  • Headstock overlay - Katalox bound in Ebony 
  • Back of headstock - Katalox
  • Binding - Ebony with Maple side purflings
  • Purfling - Santos with Holly veneers 
  • Rosette - Burled woods
  • Bracing - Adirondack spruce top, Sitka spruce back
  • End graft - Ebony
  • Kerfing - Spanish Cedar 
  • Tuners - Waverly’s - butterbean/nickel
  • Frets - Medium (.080x.040")/ hemispherical ends
  • Bridge plate - Maple
  • Nut/saddle - Bone 
  • Bracing/bridge glue - Hot hide glue
  • Bridge pins - Ebony
  • Fret markers - Amber inlays
  • Truss-rod - Stainless steel - 2 way 
  • Bridge - Ebony
  • Fretboard - Ebony bound in Ebony 
  • Nut width/saddle width 1.75” / 2.25”
  • Scale - 25.4”
  • Dimensions - Lower bout 15.1”, Waist 9.1”, Upper Bout 11.1”
  • Depth at tail/neck: 4. 125”/3.125”
  • Finish - Nitrocellulose lacquer
Serial # 150
  • Top: Swiss Moon spruce
  • Back and Sides: Honduran Mahogany
  • Neck: Honduran Mahogany
  • Headstock Overlay: Rosewood bound in Rosewood with inlay
  • Back of Headstock: Rosewood
  • Binding: Rosewood with Holly and Rosewood side purflings
  • Purfling: Rosewood with veneers
  • Rosette: Torched and segmented burl
  • Bracing: Adirondack spruce top, Sitka spruce back
  • End Graft: Mahogany/Burl and Holly veneer
  • Kerfing: Solid Spanish Cedar with Rosewood
  • Tuners: Waverley gold with Ebony knobs
  • Back Xbrace Cap: Rosewood
  • Bridge Plate: Rosewood
  • Nut/Saddle: Bone
  • Bracing/Bridge Glue: Hot hide glue
  • Bridge Pins: Ebony/Abalone dot
  • Fret Markers: Buffalo horn inlays
  • Truss-rod: 2 way stainless steel
  • Bridge: Ebony
  • Fretboard: Ebony bound in Ebony
  • Nut width/Waddle width: 1.75 / 2.31
  • Multiscale: 26-25.4
  • Dimensions: Lower bout 16, Waist 9.9, Upper Bout 11.9
  • Depth at tail/neck: 4. 2/3.25
  • Finish: Nitrocellulose lacquer
serial # 153, 2018. 
  • Top - Carpathian Spruce 
  • Back and sides - Indian Bay Laurel
  • Neck - Honduran Mahogany
  • Headstock overlay - Ebony bound in Ebony 
  • Back of headstock - Ebony
  • Binding - Ebony with Maple side purflings
  • Purfling - Santos with Holly veneers 
  • Rosette - Burled woods
  • Bracing - Adirondack spruce top, Sitka spruce back
  • End graft - Ebony bound in Ebony
  • Kerfing - Spanish Cedar 
  • Tuners - Waverly’s - butterbean/nickel
  • Frets - Medium (.080x.040")/ hemispherical ends
  • Bridge plate - Maple
  • Nut/saddle - Bone 
  • Bracing/bridge glue - Hot hide glue
  • Bridge pins - Ebony
  • Fret markers - Amber inlays
  • Truss-rod - Stainless steel - 2 way 
  • Bridge - Ebony
  • Fretboard - Ebony bound in Ebony 
  • Nut width/saddle width - 1.75” / 2.25”
  • Scale - 25.4”
  • Dimensions - Lower bout 16”, Waist 9.9”, Upper Bout 11.9”
  • Depth at tail/neck: 4. 25”/3.5”
  • Finish - Nitrocellulose lacquer

For more information on Bashkin Guitars and these absolutely stunning incoming OMs & SJs please contact us on +44 (0) 207 835 5597 or via email.

Have a great weekend.

Ben

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