Kostal MDW, Brazilian Rosewood & German Spruce

$29,500

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We're excited to bring in our first Brazilian rosewood build from Jason Kostal, and we've chosen his MDW model to grace it with. The MDW, a redesigned, smaller Modified Dreadnought featuring 12 frets to the body and a Florentine cutaway, has been a popular model since its introduction. Jason Kostal says of the MDW:

"Kostal Guitar’s second complete redesign, the MDW is the result of a collaboration with fingerstyle musician Michael Watts. It was an amazing project in which we both described what we wanted a guitar to do, and what we needed it to do, and then set out to create the guitar to meet those high expectations. The body is similar to a scaled down version of the MD, adding to its comfort and playability with total dimensions that make it only slightly smaller than the OM. The 12 fret body joint adds a level of beauty, warmth and sustain not experienced in other guitars, and the overall size and look is elegant in every way. The MDW has since become my most popular model, and with every new MDW I make, I am reminded of just how extraordinary this instrument is."

  • Model: MDW
  • Soundboard: German spruce
  • Back and sides: Brazilian rosewood
  • End graft: Decorative
  • Headcap veneer: Two-tone
  • Binding: Ebony
  • Backstrip: Ebony
  • Bridge: Ebony
  • Cutaway: Florentine
  • Tuners: Gotoh 510 Tuners Chrome/Ebony
  • Saddle: Bone
  • Nut: Bone

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Key Features

Kostal MDW, Brazilian Rosewood & German Spruce
Design
The scaled down modified dreadnought design of the MDW is appealing to any fans of OMs and fingerstyle-focused guitars
Tonewoods
German spruce and Brazilian rosewood are a perfect match, with loads of complex overtones and richness
Appointments
Ebony binding and Jason's proprietary stained glass rosette are the perfect finishing touches

This product listing was written by Kim. If you’d like to talk to Kim about this guitar, you can do so here:

Luthier

Kostal

Based in Phoenix, Arizona, luthier Jason Kostal set up independently following four years teaching at the prestigious Roberto-Venn School of Luthiery, and an extended three-year apprenticeship with Ervin Somogyi.

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