The 2023 Jan Schneider No. 610 Left-Hand Double-Top Guitar exemplifies impeccable craftsmanship, meticulously designed to present an optimal balance of innovative construction, playing comfort, and affordability. Crafted by the acclaimed Czech luthier Jan Schneider, the instrument employs a unique double-top soundboard design that significantly contributes to its superior acoustic quality. The remarkable double-top soundboard design, a signature of Schneider’s work, is distinguished by its unique blend of resonance and durability. Unlike common double-top designs that utilize materials such as carbon or Nomex, Schneider opts for a distinctive approach involving careful milling of the first layer of cedar to reduce weight, which is then conjoined with a second, thinner cedar piece. This method produces a lighter yet more resistant soundboard, producing improved acoustic response and power. Schneider’s commitment to the lightweight construction permeates the selection of woods used throughout the rest of the guitar, creating a highly responsive, dynamic, and spontaneous build. The meticulous material selection significantly enhances the guitar’s projection and volume, making it an ideal performer choice. An outstanding feature of the 2023 Jan Schneider No. 610 Left-Hand Double-Top Guitar is its emphasis on playing comfort. The instrument incorporates a raised fingerboard and an ergonomic radius to ensure seamless playability and easy free movement. The satin-finished neck offers a smooth touch, and the armrest supports extended playing sessions, further enhancing comfort. The guitar stands out with its distinctive sound characteristics. It offers sustained, impressive volume and warm tone, elevating the quality of any performance. The seemingly endless sustain ensures each note rings out clearly and beautifully, adding to the overall richness of the guitar’s tone. The 2023 Jan Schneider No. 610 Left-Hand Double-Top Guitar is an excellent opportunity for left-hand guitar players in search of an exceptional double-top instrument at an incredible value. This instrument unequivocally demonstrates Schneider’s expertise and innovative approach to luthiery.
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|Back and sides:||Indian rosewood|
|Air body frequency:||F#/G|
|Strings:||Knobloch EDC 34.0|