Christopher Dean was born in Lincoln, England in 1958 and set up his first workshop as a guitar maker in the Cotswolds in 1985. His instruments are highly regarded worldwide for their combination of aesthetic appearance and outstanding tonal qualities. As one of the leading international guitar builders, his masterpieces are played worldwide by renowned guitarists such as Eleftheria Kotzia, Tilman Hoppstock, The Eden Stell Duo, and many others.
This brand-new instrument, numbered 508, is a delightful guitar in all regards. Its versatile character offers endless possibilities to the guitarist for any musical style. As a result of Christopher’s incredible attention to detail, every element of this guitar has been executed to perfection. On top of this, the spruce soundboard and Indian rosewood back and sides are of first quality, and the French polish is perfect. Due to its rich tonal characteristics, this fine guitar allows the players to explore infinite tonal expressions with full support from the instrument. Christopher clearly understands how to build a guitar with excellent playability, from the comfortable neck shape to this guitar’s great overall “feel” achieved by an ideal level of tension in the guitar. A sweet-sounding instrument with a huge volume that will serve any playing situation.
Check out the presentation video of this particular guitar below, where you will find a lot of additional information about its playability and sound.
|Back and sides:||Indian rosewood|
|Air body frequency:||F#/G|
|Strings:||Knobloch EDC 34.0|
|Case:||Hiscox Pro II|