I just finished a new semi-hollow electric guitar for great guitarist Charlie Hunter! (www.charliehunter.com). This is my Model R shape, it has a solid spruce block in the center with a German spruce top and Brazilian Rosewood back and sides.
A special feature on this guitar is that I put a carbon fiber overlay onto a mahogany neck; the idea behind this is to make the neck more resistant to movement and weather conditions. This guitar has a high string tension so having a more stable neck will mean fewer neck adjustments when Charlie is touring internationally.
Ken Parker (kenparkerarchtops.com) was kind enough to let me spend a few days in his shop learning carbon fiber techniques.
Please check out Charlie's music and Ken's amazing guitars! They are both truly outstanding!!