JH-906 Custom Archtop Guitar

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A variation of the popular full-hollow body Bill West 906 model. A modern interpretation based on vintage archtop aesthetics. Built especially to be resonant and responsive acoustically while discouraging feedback.

Roger consulted me on every step of the process. He has a comprehensive knowledge of the history of American guitar-building, yet seems really excited about trying new designs.

  • Asymmetric X braced
  • Sitka spruce top
  • Soft curly maple back & sides
  • 24 ¾” scale ebony fretboard
  • Ebony bridge and headstock overlay
  • Neck mounted Kent Armstrong pickup
  • Sound is uncannily the same, whether played acoustically or plugged in