Dec 2017 Model R cutaway: Sorry to sound like a broken record ...BUT, this guitars really sounds unbelievable, I'm on a roll, might want to get your order in!!!
Sorry to sound like a broken record ...BUT, this guitars really sounds unbelievable, I'm on a roll, Might want to get your order in!!!
Brazilian Rosewood Back and Sides, German Spruce Top, Brazilian Fingerboard and Bridge, Mahogany Neck
Nov 2017- Have not made a Maple guitar for awhile, such a sweet sound, strong, bright, clear, loud through the entire range, really amazing!!
European Maple back and sides, German Spruce Top, Brazilian Overlay and Rosette
Sept 2017, Model R Fan Fret. I just wanted to say that this guitar has an incredible tone, huge sound with big bold notes yet a beautiful warmth that is very special!
I made it for a very nice person! Thanks to all the friends and customers, I'm honored to be able to do something I love and earn my living!!
Model R Fan Fret, Brazilian back and sides, German Spruce top, 510 Gotoh tuning machines
Model R Cutaway German Spruce Top/Brazilian Back & Sides, Ganesh inlay
Oct 2016 Model BK, have not made a Koa guitar in years and this one REALLY surprised me, the sound is wild, so huge, bright and full that it knocked me out!!
Sept 2016 New Model R with killer straight-grain Brazilian and a beautiful Red Spruce top. Big full sound very rich and balanced.
Model R non cutaway, Brazilian back and sides, Adirondack Spruce top
August 2016 Model R cutaway, Another wild set, nature is truly remarkable!! Celebrating 25 years in my shop.
Model R cutaway, Brazilian Rosewood Back and sides
Model R cutaway Reclaimed Redwood from the mountains near my shop in Santa Cruz, California. 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!