This is a very exciting guitar for any fans of acoustic guitars. Dermot Mcilroy is hugely respected as a world class guitar builder having worked for Lowden for several years. This guitar has been built to celebrate the 1000th guitar build by Mcilroy. It features custom fingerboard inlays with '1000' inlayed at the 12 fret, figured Koa binding, flamed Brazilian Mahogany neck with Koa binding and a Gotoh 510 Ebony buttons.
This is quite a guitar, see below for a short video showing the building process of this marvelous instrument.
Full specs coming soon.
Model: A86 Custom Serial No: 1000 Back and Sides: Solid Jacaranda do Para (Dalbergia spruceana) Top: Solid Val de Fiemme Italian spruce Neck: 5 Piece, Flamed Brazilian Mahogany/Maple/Rosewood/Maple/Mahogany with solid figured Ebony fingerboard bound with Curly Koa and Maple purflings. Inlays: Special Mother of Pearl inlays and Pana Abalone "1000" inlay at the 12th fret Edge Bindings: Curly Koa with Maple, Pear and Rosewood purfling inlays and full abalone soundboard inlay Rosette: Pana Abalone with Rosewood and Maple purfling inlays Headstock Veneer: Curly Koa with Maple purfling underlay. Amazon Rosewood backplate Bridge: Two tone Ebony and Amazon Redwood Strap Button Inlay: Curly Koa with Maple Purfling Heel Cap: Amazon Redwood with Maple and Rosewood purfling Machine Heads: Gold plated Gotoh 510s with solid Ebony buttons Nut and Saddle: Bone Case Included