Talking Guitar

Taking Guitar: Turnstone Guitars

Last week we had the pleasure of visiting the lovely Rosie Heydenrych, aka Turnstone Guitars, in the beautiful Surrey countryside.

Rosie talked us through her venture into lutherie, the guitars she is building for us and showed us around her stunning, bright and airy workshop:

Below you'll find more information on the two guitars that Rosie is building for us:

Turnstone TG Acoustic Guitar, Flamed Koa & Alpine Spruce - £9,350.00

This glorious TG model will feature Flamed Koa for the back and sides and an Alpine Spruce top.

  • Soundboard: Alpine Spruce
  • Back & Sides: Flamed Koa
  • Neck: Honduran Mahogany
  • Headstock Veneer: Ebony & Koa
  • Fingerboard: Ebony
  • Bridge: Ebony
  • Body Binding: Ebony
  • Body purling: Black/White
  • Finish: High Gloss Acrylic
  • Arm Bevel: Wingert Inspired
  • Bridge pins, Nut, Saddle: Cattle Bone
  • Tuners: Gotoh 510 Gold
  • Scale Length: Multi Scale
  • Fret join: 14th
  • Fret Wire: Evo Gold
  • Nut Width: 44.5 mm
  • Width of neck at body join: 57mm
  • Neck thickness: 21mm
  • Case: Hiscox Artist Series

Turnstone TS Acoustic Guitar, Yew & Alpine Spruce- £8,395.00

  • Soundboard- Master Grade German Spruce
  • Back and Sides: Yew
  • Neck: Honduran Mahogany
  • Headstock Veneer: Yew
  • Fingerboard: Bog Oak
  • Bridge: Bog Oak
  • Body Binding: Yew
  • Arm Bevel: Rosie’s Roll Over
  • Tuners: Robson handmade custom tuners
  • Nut Width: 44.5mm
  • Neck Thickness: 21mm
  • Bridge pins, Nut and Saddle: Cattle Bone
  • Scale length- 635mm
  • Fret Join- 12th
  • Fret Wire- Evo Gold
  • Case: Hiscox Artist Series

You can also find our recently updated build thread for these two guitars here.

For more information on Turnstone Guitars please do not hesitate to get in touch by emailing us here or calling 020 7835 5597.


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