Boswell 0-14M/35 LTR 'Custom'
If you are interested in more information about this instrument, please contact the Scarsdale store at 914-725-0120 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Built by one of our favorite luthiers, Arthur "Butch" Boswell, in his shop in Bend, Oregon.
All Boswell guitars come with a beautiful, hand-written spec sheet and deluxe hardshell case.
ABOUT THE BUILDER
Butch worked for Rudy as a repair tech over 20 years ago at the original Rudy's Music Stop on 48th Street. After relocating to the West Coast, Butch has been building guitars for the past 20 years and has, in our minds, perfected the craft. A self-proclaimed "wood junky," Butch is constantly searching for old-growth tonewoods and even sources them himself during intense mountaineering expeditions. In addition to the Boswell guitars we stock in our shop, we also take custom orders.
In Butch's words:
"Each instrument is built completely by hand, sourcing only the highest quality, old growth materials possible, and put together with the highest attention to detail. Hide glue is the primary adhesive used, and every instrument is finished in 100% pure, un-catalyzed nitrocellulose lacquer.
Every guitar I make is essentially a 'Custom Shop' instrument, meaning, there is no ‘standard’ model. Each one is tailor made. The process requires a solid understanding of what each player is after, and in turn becomes a personal experience for both myself and the customer. Models, options, and wood selection are all just the basic starting point."
*This is the first guitar made anywhere with a "Lost Tunnel" redwood top
"Lost Tunnel" redwood spruce
Honduran mahogany back and sides
Old growth Brazilian rosewood fingerboard, bridge, and binding with holly dropped purfling line
Adirondack spruce- forward shifted, scalloped top x-bracing, ladder braced back
All Brazilian rosewood trim and appointments, including primary soundhole rosette ring, gold EVO fretwire, 3 sisters mountain inlay at 12th fret, vintage dark mahogany color with high gloss finish
Serial #188-B Comes w/ deluxe hard shell case