‘Maple Sugar’

Francis Guitars, 2013

 

Scale length: 25''

Body: Solid, spalted maple top,            cherry body wings

Neck: Flame maple with cherry             stripes

Nut: Titanium, custom built

Weight: approx. 8 pounds

Truss rod: Stainless steel, single                  action; compression;

               Gibson style

Fret board: Quilted maple

Board radius: 12/20, compound

Frets: Jumbo

Tuning keys: Sperzel, satin finish

Pickups: Pickup Wizard, custom              wound, unpotted*

Bridge/tailpiece: Custom built                 stainless, hard-tail,                     satin finish; Graph Tech              String Saver saddles

Strap locks: Schaller customised;              bolted, not screwed

Pickup rings: Custom stainless,                       satin finish

Bindings: Aluminum on                            headstock, cherry on                 fretboard

Finish: Danish oil and                            carnauba wax