7-String Luthiers Recommendation

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DavisComposer85
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7-String Luthiers Recommendation

Post by DavisComposer85 » Sun Jun 18, 2017 12:39 pm

Hi everyone, I'm thinking to get 7-string Classical guitar someday.

Any great luthiers recommendation? I'm always prefer the guitar has dark and warm tone.

I heard good things about Michael Greenfield, has anyone ordered his custom made guitar?

hatalap
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Re: 7-String Luthiers Recommendation

Post by hatalap » Mon Jul 17, 2017 12:53 am

I think that Andy Culpepper has built 7-strings before. You might send him a PM. I highly recommend his guitars.

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Re: 7-String Luthiers Recommendation

Post by James Lister » Mon Jul 17, 2017 8:44 am

A 7-string guitar isn't really significantly different to a 6-string from a maker's point of view, so any luthier able to make a good 6-string will be able to make a good 7-string for you.

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Re: 7-String Luthiers Recommendation

Post by Jose Marques » Sun Jul 23, 2017 9:59 pm

like James says not a mush of a difference in a building

dark and warm tone you can use red cedar for top i believe
I'm a Luthier living in Bury st Edmunds UK

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