The classic combination of carved top and carved maple/sycamore back , along with a slightly larger
than standard body, give the “Tone” its distinctive sound.
It is open and loud – with great projection,  a rich bottom end and a bright and well defined high register.


European, Engelmann or Sitka Spruce carved top
European Maple back and sides (carved back)
Handmade Shippey Rosette
Bound Ebony Fingerboard
Brazilian mahogany neck
Ebony bridge
Bone nut and saddle
Ebony binding to top and back
Headstock faced with Ebony.
Back of head Ebony

365 mm scale length
30 mm nut width
280 mm body width
12″ radius fingerboard (flat fingerboard optional)
Two way adjustable truss rod
Shippey tailpiece
Gotoh 510 tuners.