Talking Guitar

Talking Guitar: Tom Sands

A year on since announcing our partnership with Tom Sands, he came back to the showroom to discuss all things Tom Sands Guitars. He touched upon his recent visit to Sonore Guitar Festival in Montreal, his illustrious Social Media presence, and his recent 'Shop Sessions' as well as his compelling upcoming builds.

We are very excited that Tom is building us an M model in the most stunning set of Brazilian Rosewood, shown in the interview here. This is Tom's equivalent of an OM, based upon the sublime Somogyi OM model. This will be paired with a Master Grade Moon Spruce Top.

Tom also brought 'The Family Tree' Model along with him. This is another M model which Tom has built, however this one is for his family, in memory of his grandfather whom was the reason for his beginning in woodwork.

Tom Sands Model M Acoustic Guitar, Brazilian Rosewood & Mastergrade German Spruce - £16,750.00 no VAT

"When I was working with Ervin, I was always blown away by the sound he was able to get with the classic combination of Brazilian Rosewood and European Spruce. When I managed to source some gorgeous Brazilian Rosewood that has been seasoned for 40 years and had appropriate CITIES paperwork, Ben and I jumped at the opportunity to spec out a guitar together. This guitar will be a Model M - heavily informed by the Somogyi OM which I loved so much. I always refer to the Model M as the ‘Goldilocks Guitar’ - due to it’s ability to do a bit of everything. It’s all at once delicate and sweet, but still has plenty of oomph to surprise and delight."

  • Model M
  • 25" scale length
  • Mastergrade German Spruce top
  • Brazilian Rosewood back and sides
  • Florentine cutaway
  • Laser Etched Rosette
  • Rocklite Ebano binding
  • Rocklite Ebano end graft
  • Copper dot position markers
  • Ebony bridge and pins
  • Bone saddle
  • 1 3/4" nut width
  • Cuban Mahogany neck
  • Brazilian Rosewood Headcap
  • Dyed black Maple backstop
  • Rogers tuners
  • Ebony fingerboard
  • Two-way truss rod
  • Jescar Evo Gold Medium frets
  • 20" fretboard radius
  • Polyurethane finish
  • Headstock and back laser etched inlays
  • 'C' neck profile
  • 20mm depth at 1st fret
  • 23mm depth at 9th fret
  • Hoffee custom fit case

If you'd like to know more about Tom Sands Guitars and this incoming Model M please email us here or call 020 7835 5597.

Have a lovely weekend!


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