The Single-O shape was inspired by a mentor of mine, Bruce Sexauer. It has incredible volume and projection, with the clarity you'd expect from a small bodied guitar. It has surprising bass response and all the complexity of my larger models.
A standard Datlen Luthiery Single-O comes with the following design features, which I’ve carefully considered for premium quality, feel, and sound. Non-standard woods may be substituted and a cutaway may be added for additional costs, as listed in the Other Options.
Choice of Sitka Spruce, Engelmann Spruce, or Western Red Cedar
BACK AND SIDES:
Choice of East Indian Rosewood, Pau Ferro, or Honduras Mahogany
HEADSTOCK AND ROSETTE:
Wood to match back and sides, with choice of Mother of Pearl or Ebony signature Datlen logo
BINDING AND PURFLINGS:
All wood, chosen to complement design scheme
Hiscox Pro II Black
base price*: $5,000
*Price is subject to change based on non-standard wood choices, added features, and/or more detailed designs. Please visit Other Options for approximate upcharges.
Scale Length: 25.4"
Frets to Body: 12
Total Frets: 20
Neck Profile: Modified V
Nut Width: 1 ¾"
String Spacing: 2 ¼"
Upper Bout: 9 ¾"
Lower Bout: 13 ½"
Body Depth at Tail: 4 ⅛"
Body Depth at Heel: 3 ⅜"
Manzer Body Wedge (Side to Side): ⅜"