Philip Woodfield is a UK based luthier who since over 30 years produces guitars that have clarity, sustain and good separation of notes. Their sound is pure and sweet with a lot of volume. Since he also is an excellent guitarist, he realizes how important it is for a guitar player to have an instrument that is expressive and has an extensive tonal palette.
This guitar has a spruce top with a lattice bracing, the back and sides are made of African Blackwood. When looking at the guitar one can immediately notice some Celtic elements regarding the rosette and some refined inlay work. It is s a typical Woodfield: Very fine, clear and balanced, with a lot of power. This Woodfield is in very good condition and almost no playing wear at all. The name of this particular guitar is “Ras” that translates to “Bliss” and it sure is a first-rate naming of the guitar because when you play it you get a sense of delight. If you are looking for a cathedral-like sound-quality in a guitar look no further, this one is for you.
|Back and sides:||African blackwood|
|Air resonance frequency:||F#|