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  • Custom African Mahogany Electric

    November 26, 2012 | Posted By: | Guitar Specs |

    Custom African Mahogany Electric Guitar

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    The Eraser Archtop

    June 25, 2012 | Posted By: | Guitar Specs |

    Custom Archtop with a concealed Neck Block

    Custom tailpiece Letain Guitars

    Chevron Design Custom Tailpiece Letain Archtop Guitar

    The Eraser is the latest Letain Custom Archtop Guitar.  Look closely at the neckblock -

    there isn’t one.  It appears that there is no neck block but it is concealed

    inside the guitar’s body.  The neck is a sandwich of walnut, carbon fiber & maple.

    This innovation offers maximum playability and accessibility to the complete fret board.  The carved top is made of bear-claw sitka spruce.  This is a 25″ scale Archtop guitar.

    The Eraser’s tailpiece is made of walnut, paduk and ebony,  cladding a custom brass interior structure.

    There is a brass anchor adorned with a custom ebony button.  Both the pin and the tail piece have a beautiful chevron design incorporated into them.

    The Eraser has a Kent Armstong floating pick up beautifully held in the finger rest with a thumb wheel volume control.

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    Red Africa Archtop Custom Guitar

    November 29, 2011 | Posted By: | Guitar Specs |

    Handcarved Archtop Guitar Engelman Spruce-MahoganyCustom Archtop Guitar Red AfricaThis archtop is 17″ scale and has an Engleman Spruce top and African Mahogany back, sides and neck.  It has an Ebony fretboard with the signature Letain inlay and Ebony headstock veneer. The machine heads are Shaller minis with ebony buttons. The tailpiece, finger rest, bridge and trussrod cover plate are all made of wenge. It has a floating pick-up with a subtle thumb wheel volume control.

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    Electric Guitar Neapolitan Custom Instrument

    November 28, 2011 | Posted By: | Guitar Specs |

    Solid Body Electric Guitar

    This electric guitar is constructed with a chambered body. The body is a sandwich of a Maple, Walnut  & African Mahogany.  The African Mahogany neck is carved into the back without a heel, allowing easy playability to the highest frets.
    The top and headstock are highly figured Maple and Walnut.
  The fret board is Ebony with a Mother of Pearl “Letain” signature inlay.
    The pickups are EMG Humbuckers, that are wired in the Les Paul style.  The thumb wheel volume controls and pickup selector switch are subtly mounted in an ebony pick guard.
    The machine heads, bridge and strap buttons are gold.  The finish is nitro-cellulose lacquer.

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    17″ Archtop Ovalhole Guitar

    November 27, 2011 | Posted By: | Guitar Specs |

    Archtop Ovalhole Guitar SpecificationsThis 17″ hand carved Archtop guitar has an Engeleman Spruce top and flame maple back and sides. The 25″ scale fret board
    finger rest, headstock veneer and tailpiece are individually crafted in ebony.
    This instrument boasts tasteful walnut bindings. This finely tuned Engeleman Spruce top has parallel bracing.
    The “Letain” signature fret markers are mother of pearl and exquisitely inlaid into fret board.
    This stunning,  fully acoustic Archtop has a fine, clear, warm, even balance.

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  • 6 String Yellow Cedar Flat-top Cutaway Acoustic Guitar

    November 25, 2011 | Posted By: | Guitar Specs |

    This instrument is ultra light and has wonderful playability . The Yellow Cedar back, sides and neck make it very acoustically responsive.

    The sound hole rosette is made of Spalted Maple and Walnut. The headstock veneer and binding are both made of Walnut.

    The fretboard and bridge are Ebony. This guitar has a wonderful bright clear tone.  This flat top acoustic guitar is finished with nitro-cellulose lacquer.

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    7 String Archtop Guitar

    November 24, 2011 | Posted By: | Guitar Specs |

    This 7 String Archtop Guitar has a Sitka Spruce top hand-carved Maple back and sides.  The fingerboard, tail piece and pick guard are ebony.  The Flame Maple back and sides are accented with the Ebony pick guard and tail piece.  The “Letain” signature inlay is Mother-of-Pearl inset into the Ebony fingerboard.


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    Les Paul Style Electric Guitar

    November 23, 2011 | Posted By: | Guitar Specs |

    Les Paul Style GuitarThis Les Paul Style electric guitar body is made with Birds Eye Maple and Honduras Mahogany.  The body is chambered out giving this electric guitar a special tone.  The neck is Mahogany with a Rosewood fingerboard,  jumbo fret wire and the headstock veneer is Birds Eye Maple.  The pick guard is a thin sandwich of Ebony, Walnut and Ebony.  The gold hardware consists of, Humbuckers that are Gibson 57 Classics and the tuners are Gotoh.

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    Handcarved Archtop Bass Guitar

    November 22, 2011 | Posted By: | Guitar Specs |

    This Bass iBass Guitars a 34″ scale instrument made of Honduras Mahogany and has hand carved top & back. The “F’ holes are bound with ebony.  The pickups are EMG HZ.  The volume and tone controls are subtly concealed on the sides of the Ebony & Wenge tail piece.  The pickup switch is also placed on the tailpiece.
    This bass guitar has a hand rubbed oil finish that accentuates the beauty of the wood grain and adds great playability to the neck.

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    6 String Archtop-Blue Africa

    November 21, 2011 | Posted By: | Guitar Specs |

    Archtop Rose Detail Blue AfricaThis 17″ scale Guitar has a hand carved Archtop made with an Engelmann spruce top.  The sides and back are figured maple.  The inlaid abstract rose on the upper bout is made of ebony and mother of pearl.  The signature “Letain” fingerboard markings are inlaid with mother of pearl on the ebony fingerboard.  The tail piece and truss rod cover are handmade of ebony.  This Archtop guitar has a blue nitro-cellulose lacquer finish.

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