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Zenith Copper Top – $2995.00

Reclaimed Douglas Fir solid body with patinated copper veneer Indian rosewood neck and fretboard Custom Cardinal hardware Cardinal CiTb bridge pickup, Lollar Gold Foil neck pickup

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West w/ Custom Features for NAMM 2017 – $2950.00

Longleaf yellow pine body, reclaimed early-1900s Maple neck (0.89″ – 0.98″) Bird’s eye maple fretboard, 12″ radius 24″-scale length (not a typo!) Dual Lollar Gold Foils Cardinal hardware 24-frets

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Magpie – Persimmon Top “Pop Rouge” $2995.00

Persimmon top on spalted Pecan back Pecan neck Ziricote fretboard w/inlay Dual Lollar SCHB pickups Available at Austin Guitar House (www.austinguitarhouse.com)

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Zenith Lefty – Spalted Sycamore $2850.00

Spalted sycamore top on 1-piece ash back Maple neck IRW fretboard Cardinal Hardware Dual Cardinal CI90 pickups

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Aug
07

Cardinal and Calton Cases

I now offer custom fit Calton Cases for all Cardinal models.

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Magpie Custom Spalted Sycamore – $2850.00

Spalted sycamore body, 1-piece Black walnut neck Ziricote fretboard, radius = 12″ 25.5″ scale length 21-jumbo EVO frets Lollar El rayo pickups, aged nickel covers Cardinal hardware, Tone Pros locking bridge Weight = 7.7-lbs

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Feb
28

Walnut Magpie – Austin Guitar House – (SOLD)

This is the walnut Magpie that was reviewed in Vintage Guitar Magazine. Great price on a great guitar, and I’ll throw in a set-up at no charge. The neck shape and thickness can also be custom carved to suit your needs. Check it out here – www.austinguitarhouse.com/guitars/cardinal-instruments/magpie-walnut    

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Mar
25

Zentih Copper Top for Guitar29 – $2600.00 (SOLD)

Lance at Guitar29 approached me about a unique Zenith built exclusively for his store. We both had been talking about building a copper -topped Zenith for a while, and we figured this would be a perfect opportunity to make it happen. These Zeniths will be available exclusively through Guitar29 (www,guitar29.com), and they sport features unique […]

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Nov
04

Demo West – Available Now (SOLD)

It’s served us well, and now it’s time for it to find a permanent home. Short of some finish imperfections due to normal use, it’s as new. Email for more info. Osage orange top Mesquite neck Osage orange fretboard (r= 10″) Cardinal Original pickups 25.5″ scale length 21-frets (can be re-fretted to spec) Hipshot and […]

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Jun
24

Magpie – Spalted Willow Top and Back

This Magpie is available through Doug at Mountain Cat Guitars (www.mountaincatguitars.com). Doug will have the guitar at his Manhattan location. Feel free to contact him or me for more details. Specs for the guitar can be found int he “available” section of the website.

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