interesting guitar design handcrafted in California by Joe Till Guitars. The guitar features a semi-hollow alder body with top and back of curly maple, married to a neck of curly maple and cherry laminate, with a 13 degree headstock angle with Curly Koa veneer, 24 3/4" scale, Indian Rosewood fretboard, 22 med frets, comfortably round profile, 2-way trussrod, bone nut, and abalone dots. Hardware includes two Seymour Duncan SSL-1 singlecoil pickups, a Hipshot bridge and Gibson tuners.
The original body shape, I guess, is reminiscent of a reverse-bodied Gruggett Raindrop, but apparently the design evolved from a concept for a lap steel guitar. It looks like a raindrop or perhaps a leaf to me, but I think the insinuation is that it's supposed to look like a bird. Which is probably where the Woodstock name comes from.
Currently listed on eBay with a Buy It Now price of US $2,800.
G L Wilson
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