Tom Sands Model L-14, Master Madagascar Rosewood & Master Swiss Spruce

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Yet another highly awaited guitar from Yorkshire luthier Tom Sands, this gorgeous "funk fret" Model L absolutely delivers. The L of course stands for "large", and this mighty guitar clocks in at 16" wide across the lower bout and 5" deep, but with modern curves and a cutaway to offer plenty of accessibility and playing comfort. The multi-scale fan fret design brings a combination of mellow trebles and powerful bass, making this a guitar that works beautifully for all styles of playing. The master-grade Swiss spruce and Madagascar rosewood ensure a rich, complex tone. The bass is powerful, and across the spectrum, it's incredibly articulate and responsive to a strong, decisive attack.

Tom's choice of appointments is, as always, modern and distinctive, yet tastefully cohesive. Crelicam ebony on the fretboard, peghead overlay, and bridge provides rich wood texture, while a dramatic offset shape to the bridge accentuates the fan-fret design. The fine copper rosette accents the reddish hues in both the Madagascar rosewood as well as the ebony. Another fine example of Tom's craftsmanship.

  • Model: 14-fret L (large)
  • Top: Master-grade Swiss spruce
  • Back and sides: Master-grade Madagascar rosewood
  • Neck: Mahogany with C profile
  • Fretboard: Crelicam ebony
  • Tuners: Gold Schertler with ebony buttons
  • Binding: Ebony
  • Rosette: Copper
  • Bridge: Crelicam ebony
  • Frets: Gold EVO with hemispherical frets
  • Scale length: 26-25" multi
  • Nut width: 1-3/4"
  • Lower bout: 16"
  • Depth: 5"
  • Case: Hoffee hardshell

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Tom Sands Guitars

Based in Yorkshire, England, former Somogyi apprentice Tom Sands is building some of the most beautiful, unique and responsive acoustic guitars in the world today.

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