The Kauri guitar is inspired by New Zealand and designed and hand-crafted by Kiwi luthier Christian Druery. These instruments feature 100% New Zealand native recycled and sustainably harvested timbers, paua shell inlays, innovative mitred join construction a kauri leaf soundport and a elegant kauri leaves soundhole design. From design to workshop, to finishing, every guitar is carefully and skillfully created by the luthier, ensuring the highest quality finish and best possible sound, features that you would until now only expected from a custom made instrument. Play one, I think you will hear the difference.
Note: These guitars are made to order and can be customised if desired.
Top: Kauri Back: Heart Rimu Sides:HeartRimu Neck: Matai Fretboard: Puriri Bridge: Puriri Headplate: HeartRimu Rosette: Silhouette Kauri leaves Soundport: Kauri leaf silhouette Rounded arm rest Mitred Body Bracing: Hybrid Double X Bracing Bridge pins End: Boxwood with Paua dot Position markers: 2 & 5mm: Paua dot Fretwire: Medium Brass Saddle & Nut: Bone Head Inlay: Paua Koru Tuners: Wilkinson Gold Trussrod: Two way adjustable Strap Buttons: Gold Case: Hard Shell Guitar strings: Light gauge Finish: 10% nitrocellulose lacquer.
Body size: 000 Auditorium Upper bout: 274mm Lower bout: 368mm Depth at heel: 87mm Depth at butt: 95mm Body length: 510mm Scale length: 650mm Number of frets: 21 Frets to body: 14 String Spacing: 56mm Nut width: 44mm 14th fret width: 54mm