OM with curly redwood top, ziricote rosewood back and sides

Curly redwood top with abalone purfling.
Orchestra Model Custom Acoustic with curly redwood top, ziricote rosewood back and sides

Orchestra Model Custom Acoustic with curly redwood top, ziricote rosewood back and sides

This is an OM guitar designed and built in close collaboration with Gary Phillips, owner of Paradise Guitars. He purchased the wood and other components and picked out various design elements to incorporate into his personalized instrument.

Jim,

Just wanted to let you know again how much I love this guitar. Took it to the shop and the guys thought it was awesome. I played it and the guys played it, it sounds really, really good. It always sounds better when someone else plays it and you can stand back and hear the sound being projected out to you.

This morning I did a fine tooth inspection on it and every aspect of the build quality was super. You definitely know your craft. It was alot of fun being able to work with you in your shop. That’s the only way to go!!!

Thanks again Jim, I appreciate all your time and effort. I love the picture build documentation, too.

Thanks, Gary


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  • I believe that my brother bought one for his daughter several years ago. I am looking for a slightly custom 6 string. Maybe even a baritone (if you do those) . Something fairly big, with or with-out cutout. Rich, full sound, with a nice upper end but not 12-string jingly. I like the look of the amboyna burl and the Curly redwood, but not the darker browns. I like the Griskin style beveled armrest. Got any ideas. I’m not wealthy but I have been playing the lottery a lot lately. As most guitar players I have way too many guitars. My best one is a Taylor 614CE sunburst…I love it but I want something special. Thanks for entertaining my ADD induced guitar dreams. 815-790-6400

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