Boswell 1937 Advanced Jumbo (AJ-B+) Brazilian rosewood, Shaded top
This guitar is at the Scarsdale store. Please contact us with any questions at 914-725-0120 / email@example.com
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."
Adirondack Spruce top, Sunburst
Brazilian Rosewood back and sides
All Adirondack bracing, all hide glue construction (1930’s)
Brazilian Rosewood fingerboard and bridge
Ebony peghead overlay with white pearl “Boswell” inlay, arrowhead inlay
Custom hardshell case and brass plate included.
This is the AJ-B+. The 'Plus' indicates a custom Brazilian rosewood package. The back and sides, fingerboard, peghead overlay, bridge, and truss rod cover are all from the same board.
Serial #90, Comes w/ Deluxe hardshell case