Construction methods and
jigs used to build my Gypsy Jazz Guitars are similar to those designed and
fabricated by Mario Maccaferri and used by the employees in the guitar
workshop at the Henri Selmer factory in Mantes-la-Ville, west of Paris, between 1932
Solid wood sides are bent
in a heated bending mould, with the cutaway curve, hand bent on a hot pipe.
Laminated sides are shaped in a side bending mould similar to those used by
Rosettes are hand made
from black and white veneers.
solid/laminated for the side to back join and kerffed for the side to top
The inside of the bodies
are varnished for extra protection.
The finish is
Nitrocellulose lacquer with a final French Polish finish to the body.
Each guitar will be setup
for your individual playing style with a choice of bridge heights.
Royal Gypsy Jazz Guitars
come with a limited, 1 year warranty to the original owner.
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Roy Eneas 2013