First 2020 Buendia OM Commission!

Now here’s a fine piece of lutherie on the bench. The inimitable Leo Buendia is hard at work on our latest client commission, this time an OM with striking Pale Moon Ebony and a hand-carved knot rosette in Alpine Swiss Moonspruce.

Base Model OM #066/2020
Soundboard, Master grade Swiss Alpine Moon Spruce
Back and sides, Highly figured Pale Moon Ebony
Rosette, custom hand-carved knot design
14-fret body joint
Bridge, hand-sculpted Ebony
Bridge pins, Ebony with pearl dots
Binding, Ebony with black/white purfling
End graft, triangular style that matches the binding
Back-strip, matching binding and purfling
Saddle, 2 1/4” width compensated bone
Nut, 1 3/4” width scalloped and compensated bone
Truss-rod, lightweight double-action (Wrench included)
Head-cap veneer, matching the back or choice of other wood
Back of Head-cap veneer, Ebony or choice of other wood
Neck, carbon-reinforced East Indian rosewood
Fingerboard, ebony with ebony binding
Fret wire, medium nickel/silver 18%
Fingerboard Radius, 20′′
Position markers, MOP dots
Case, Hoffee custom hardshell case
Tuning Machines, Rodgers engraved with custom buttons
Scale Length, 25” for OM
Finish, French polish