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The Classical Guitar after Torres, 1888


This classic is my best attempt to reproduce an 1888 guitar by Antonio de Torres, father of the classical guitar
It's a wonderful guitar.   The sound is full, even, loud, and very "classic".






Basic specification of this guitar:

Scale Length:  650mm
Frets clear of the Body:  12
Total Frets:  19
Width at Lower Bouts:  14.125
Width at Upper Bouts:  11
Body Depth at Tail:  3.75
Body Depth at Neck:   3.5
Overall Length:  39.5
(Important:  Dimensions are generally ± 1/8 inch)

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© 2015, James W. Blilie, Barbarossa Guitars                        5997 Turtle Lake Road, Shoreview, MN 55126                        This page was last updated:  24-Jan-2015