Model R cutaway Reclaimed Redwood from the mountains near my shop. This wood has been sitting on the forest floor since being cut 60 years ago! Makes amazing sounding guitars!!
June 2016 Model BK Fan Fret: Old-growth straight-grain Brazilian/German Spruce. H U G E sound!!! also warm and sweet wtth light string tension. I LOVE IT!!
Model BK Fan Fret: Scale length 27" bass, 25.375" treble with 5th fret perpendicular. German Spruce
Model OO Cutaway, Brazilian Rosewood back and sides, German Spruce top, Gotoh X-Gold tuning machines
with fantastic straight-grained Brazilian Rosewood owned by my good friend.
I just built this guitar for my sole European dealer in Brighton England, The Acoustic Music Co: http://www.theacousticmusicco.co.uk/…/catalogsearch/result/… Please check it out, it is African Blackwood with German spruce, it's available to buy and it sounds amazing!!
Prototype 6-string solid body, tempered Spruce body, tempered Maple neck, Redwood top. Heron in flight woodblock print in collaboration with artist Campbell Steers. Callaham bridge and tailpiece, Lollar gold foil reproduction pickups set in ebony retainers.
I will be speaking at the Fretboard Summit on Saturday, Nov. 7 from 1-2pm. This is my topic:
"Jeff Traugott in conversation with professional guitarist Brady Cohan"
"The Joys and Challenges of starting and staying a one-person shop, still never having to build a guitar that wasn't presold and how working with professional musicians expands my horizons."
If you want to attend the event type in the promo code "traugott' for a $100 discount!!
My shop will be part of the Santa Cruz Open Studios Art Tour Sat Oct 3 and Sun Oct 4th, 11am - 5pm, if you are in town drop by!
Model R, German Spruce top, Brazilian Rosewood back and sides, Mahogany neck