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 and details:

Schertler Open Gear Tuners – $0

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