Jacobson #29

Specs:
Curly redwood top. Parallel tone bar bracing
“Nouveau” f-holes
1.875” body depth
Curly Koa back and sides
5-piece figured koa and curly maple neck w/ carbon fiber reinforcement
Compound radius Macassar ebony fretboard w/ small dot markers on side and front of fretboard.
1 1/8? nut width, standard compound radius
C shaped neck, fairly slender
.080? x .040? frets (“Banjo frets”)
Modern waterborne varnish finish
There is no plastic binding — the koa sides, maple and fumed etimoe (black stripes) sides act as binding.
The fretboard feels just like a bound neck (undercut fret tangs, and the fret slots do not extend to the edge)

Jacobson ebony bridge, ebony saddle compensated for D’Addario J73’s or J74’s
Jacobson engraved aluminum tailpiece with ebony frame
Rubner tuning machines with nickel finish and rosewood buttons, teflon bearings

 


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