Datlen Luthiery

Hand-Crafted and Built in the Napa Valley

 other build options

There are various options available for players looking for a more unique aesthetic or a certain sound. Below you will find a list of the non-standard woods I offer at different price points. I am also happy to create more unique headstocks, rosettes, and binding details.

non-standard woods:

TOPS:

Lutz Spruce – $0
Carpathian Spruce – $100
German Spruce – $100
Sinker Redwood – $150
Adirondack Spruce – $200+

backs and sides:

Black Limba – $0
Bocote – $0
Bubinga – $0
Chechen – $0
Granadillo – $0
Goncalo Alves – $0
Jatoba – $0
Makore – $0
Ovangkol – $0
Padauk – $0
Plain Claro Walnut – $0
Quarter Sawn Cherry – $0

Figured Mahogany – $100+
Guatemalan Rosewood – $150
Honduras Rosewood – $150
Figured Claro Walnut – $200
Ziricote – $200
Cocobolo – $300
Macassar Ebony – $300
Figured Koa – $500
”Tree” Mahogany – Call for set options

*Please note that certain sets of wood may vary in price based on figuring. Special orders of wood not listed above may incur an additional Custom Order charge.


design features:

Schurtler Open Gear Tuners – $0

Headstock Four-way Book Match – $200

Add Cutaway – $250

Bindings and Purflings – Call to discuss ideas and options

Rosette Design – Call to discuss ideas and options


CASES:

Hiscox Pro II White Case – $50

Hiscox Artist Case – $250