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Photos: William Ritter


Soundboard: Carpathian spruce, aged, with altitude Red spruce bracings
Back&sides: Indian rosewood, bent monocoque, with dyed pearwood accents
Neck: Indian rosewood with carbon fiber reinforcements
Fretboard: West african ebony, with ceramic dot markers
Headstock: Gabon ebony, indian rosewood, dyed pearwood, and carbon fiber
Bridge: Gabon ebony, with ceramic and pearwood inlays
Tuning machines: Golden-age relic nickel, with brass gear
Nut and Saddle: bleached cow bone
Finish: Linseed oil, tung oil, and copal varnish, over oxydative process

Pickup: optional
Strings: D'addario EXP16, phosphor bronze and steel

Private collection, USA​
Custom wooden case w/alpaka felt cushions. Lifetime limited warranty to original owner, declaration of authenticity, serial number/label inside is : André Instruments- Thierry André no. 97 , 2017

Raga /// (Photos credit:William Ritter)



-Bowl-back acoustic guitar with sympathetic strings - 2017 -


AndreInstruments no.101



Dimensions: 104 x 41 x 25 cm


Scale length: 645mm


Neck width @ nut 45mm


String spacing @ bridge 55mm


Body length total: 50 cm


Boxing-up the Raga guitar - 2016

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