Caston Guitar #3

 

The third guitar is a Dreadnought model. The back and sides are Australian Blackwood (black acacia). This wood is a member of the koa family. The top is AAA Sitka spruce and the neck is mahogany. The bindings were made of ebony, with abalone trim. The sound hole has burl and abalone shell around it as well. All braces were hand carved. The neck was also hand carved and hand finished with Tung oil and Varathane. The body was finished with lacquer and hand polished to a high gloss.


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