Both six and seven string models are available.
17″ wide, 3″ deep at edges, with carved spruce top plate, carved maple back plate and maple sides.
The underside of the top plate is fitted with either “parallel” or “cross” bracing, depending on the model.
The joints between the top and back plates and the maple sides are supported by kerfed linings for strength.
Traditional black/white binding on all edges.
Carved ebony tailpiece with slotted string holes for rapid string changes.
Ebony finger-rest with black/white bound edges, fitted with a volume control, and tone control if required.
Adjustable carved ebony bridge, shaped to suit the intonation for each string.
Floating or fixed pickup, both with either bright or mellow tone, as required.
Carved maple with 12″ radius ebony fingerboard with 21 frets, bone nut and black/white bound edges.
Truss rod with adjustment in the headstock.
Two carbon fibre rods within the neck, positioned each side of the truss rod to stabilise the neck.
Scale length: 25″.
Maple (continuation of neck), ebony veneered, inlaid with mother of pearl and black/white binding.
Tuning machines (make as required) positioned for parallel strings to the nut.
Highly polished gloss finish; colour as required by customer.
For more information about the construction of BJH Guitars, click here to read Bryan Hill’s article ‘BJH Archtop Jazz Guitars: Their Design and Evolution’.