Products

  1. Chasson Jumbo - Sitka & Flamed Maple

    Chasson Jumbo - Sitka & Flamed Maple

    Out of stock
    I'm speechless.. well almost. I've heard and seen a lot of great guitars here at TAMCO, and on my travels over the last ten years or so, and this is one of the most beautiful ever.

    I think a lot of players have an ideal sound in their heads for different styles of guitar. This matches my idea of how a Jumbo should sound....perfectly.

    It is big and loud with fantastic balance and focus, the depth and richness of tone is stunning. Nothing washes about causing unwanted harmonics and overtones, it's just great!

    Top - Sitka Spruce
    Back & sides - Flamed Western Maple
    Neck - Khaya
    Fretboard - Ebony
    Case - Ameritage hard case made in Costa Rica

    Frets to the body - 14
    Scale length - 25.0
    Neck profile - C/D
    Nut width - 44.9mm
    Nut spacing - 76mm
    Bridge spacing - 11.6mm
    Action fret 1 low E - 0.5mm
    Action fret 12 low E - 2.25mm
    Action fret 1 high E - 0.25mm
    Action fret 12 high E - 1.5mm
    Lower bout width - 17"
    Upper bout width - 12.4"
    Body depth at base - 4.72"

    Adjustable action - MoP logo - Ebony top border - Ebony bindings - Ebony headstock veneer - MoP dot position markers (with side dots) - Ebony segmented rosette - Ebony fretboard - Ebony bridge - Schertler open tuners - Ebony tuner buttons -
    Bone nut and saddle - Ebony bridge pins - No pickguard

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  2. Beneteau OM - Alaskan Sitka Spruce & Padauk

    Beneteau OM - Alaskan Sitka Spruce & Padauk

    Out of stock
    If you're looking for lots of bright sparkle combined with a deep luscious tone and fantastic balance, separation and projection, look no further!

    This beauty from Marc has that rare combination of amazing clarity along with warmth and resonance making it very versatile, great for picking and strumming and a wonderful fingerstylist's guitar. Marc's guitars have been my most consistent sellers for many years now. There's not a lot of fanfare out there about Beneteau guitars but there is quite a lot of very happy customers.

    Top - Alaskan Sitka Spruce
    Back & sides - Padauk
    Neck - Mahogany
    Fretboard - Ebony
    Case - Tolex hard case made in Canada

    Frets to the body - 14
    Scale length - 25.4"
    Neck profile - C
    Nut width - 44.4mm
    Nut spacing - 7.6mm
    Bridge spacing - 11.5mm
    Action fret 1 low E - 0.25mm
    Action fret 12 low E - 1.75mm
    Action fret 1 high E - 0.15mm
    Action fret 12 high E - 1.50mm
    Lower bout width - 15"
    Upper bout width - 11.22"
    Body depth at base - 4.33"

    MoP logo - Bloodwood purfling - Ebony bindings - Ebony headstock veneer - Ebony rear headstock veneer - Ebony backstrip - MoP position markers with side dots - Padauk radial rosette Ebony bridge - Gotoh vintage style tuners - Butterfly tuner buttons - Bone nut and saddle - Ebony bridge pins - No pickguard

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  3. Beneteau OM - Quilted Pommele Sapele & Sitka

    Beneteau OM - Quilted Pommele Sapele & Sitka

    Out of stock
    Another outstanding guitar from Marc. It has a fantastic rich and complex tone with great clarity, definition and projection. The bass notes are strong , full and well defined, the mids are warm and full of character and the trebles clear and strong. A very articulate guitar with fantastic playability.

    • Alaskan sitka spruce top
    • Quilted pomelle sapele back and sides
    • 14 frets to the body
    • 25” scale
    • 1 ¾” nut width
    • 2 ¼” string spacing at saddle
    • 15” lower bout
    • Mahogany neck
    • MoP logo
    • Maple/sapele/black purfling
    • Ebony bindings
    • Ebony headstock veneer
    • Ebony rear headstock veneer
    • Ebony backstrip
    • MoP position markers (with side dots)
    • Quilted pomelle sapele rosette
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Ebony bridge
    • Gotoh 510 mini tuners
    • Bone nut and saddle
    • Ebony bridge pins
    • No pickguard
    • Hardshell case

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  4. Beneteau Nick Lucas - Sitka Spruce & Mahogany

    Beneteau Nick Lucas - Sitka Spruce & Mahogany

    Out of stock


    Another absolute stunner from Marc. The first thing that strikes me playing this beauty is the remarkable balance and individual note clarity, from the lowest to the highest note it has incredible definition and projection. Add the warmth and responsiveness of mahogany and you get a very versatile guitar.

    The playability is superb and it responds beautifully to everything from a pick to the lightest fingerstyle.

    Top - Sitka Spruce
    Back & sides - Mahogany
    Neck - Mahogany
    Fretboard - Ebony
    Case - Tolex hard case made in Canada

    Frets to the body - 13
    Scale length - 25.0"
    Neck profile - C
    Nut width - 44.4mm
    Nut spacing - 7.5mm
    Bridge spacing - 11.4mm
    Action fret 1 low E - 0.25mm
    Action fret 12 low E - 2.0mm
    Action fret 1 high E - 0.2mm
    Action fret 12 high E - 1.75mm
    Lower bout width - 14 7/8"
    Upper bout width - 9.84"
    Body depth at base - 4.33"

    MoP logo - Sapele/Black/Maple purfling - Ebony bindings - Macassar Ebony headstock veneer - Macassar Ebony rear headstock veneer - Ebony w/Purflings backstrip - MoP position markers with side dots - Honduran rosewood rosette - Ebony bridge - Vintage Gotoh tuners - Black tuner buttons - Bone nut and saddle - Ebony w/MOP dot bridge pins - No pickguard


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  5. Beneteau OO-12 - Sitka & Rosewood (used)

    Beneteau OO-12 - Sitka & Rosewood (used)

    Out of stock
    Used and in excellent condition, more than a grand less then a new one one.

    A beautiful OO from Marc, fourteen and three sixteenths inch lower bout, 12 frets to the body, Indian Rosewood/Sitka spruce with a slotted headstock, pyramid bridge and nickel Waverly tuners, 1 11/16" nut and 25" scale. A quality oft sought in a fingerstyle guitar is great articulation, this is a true polyglot. It has incredible clarity and definition and remarkable playability.



    • Sitka spruce top
    • Indian rosewood back and sides
    • K & K pickup
    • 12 frets to the body
    • 25 " scale
    • 1 11/16" nut width
    • 2 1/8" string spacing at saddle
    • 14 3/16" lower bout
    • Slotted headstock
    • Honduran rosewood bindings
    • Honduran rosewood back strip
    • Honduran rosewood rosette
    • Abalone inlaid heel cap logo
    • Bone nut and saddle
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Ebony pyramid bridge
    • No position markers
    • Waverly tuners
    • No pickguard
    • Hiscox case

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  6. Indian Hill Concert

    Indian Hill Concert

    Out of stock
    I was gob smacked by the first guitar I had from Mike, I am double gob smacked this time. This is one of the loudest guitars I've ever heard but it has depth and subtlety too. From the lowest bass note to the the highest treble, each note has perfect definition and clarity with a full and strong tone. Whether playing the most delicate fingerstyle or going for it with a pick this beauty takes it in its stride. Incredible.

    • Engelmann spruce top
    • Wenge/Zebrawood/Wengeback and Wenge sides
    • Oval soundport
    • 12 frets to the body
    • 25.4” scale
    • 1 ¾” nut width
    • 2 ¼” string spacing at saddle
    • 15.5” lower bout
    • Mahogany neck
    • Wenge, zebrawood, and maple purfling lines
    • Wenge bindings
    • Wenge headstock veneer
    • Wenge rear headstock veneer
    • Mahogany Indian Hill 12th fret position marker (with side dots)
    • Radial zebrawood rosette
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Ebony bridge with zebrawood inlay bridge
    • Gotoh 510 tuners
    • Cosmo black tuner buttons
    • Bone nut and saddle
    • Bone bridge pins
    • No pickguard
    • Hardshell case

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  7. Beneteau OM - Engelmann & Ziricote (used)

    Beneteau OM - Engelmann & Ziricote (used)

    Out of stock
    In as new condition. Fantastic Ziricote sound (and looks) with warm and deep tones all across the range and sweet and clear mids and trebles. This is a very balanced guitar with full and resonant tone, great projection and plays like a dream.

    • Engelmann spruce top
    • Ziricote back and sides
    • 14 frets to the body
    • 25.4” scale
    • 1.75” nut width
    • 2.25” string spacing at saddle
    • 15” lower bout
    • Mahogany neck
    • MoP logo
    • B/W purfling
    • Walnut bindings
    • Ziricote headstock veneer
    • Ziricote rear headstock veneer
    • Walnut backstrip
    • MoP position markers (with side dots)
    • Burled walnut rosette
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Ebony bridge
    • Gotoh 510 black tuners
    • Bone nut and saddle
    • Ebony bridge pins
    • No pickguard
    • Calton case

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  8. Chasson Concert - Engelmann & Cocobolo

    Chasson Concert - Engelmann & Cocobolo

    Out of stock
    Wow! Kent (once again) has pulled out all the stops on this beauty, a fantastic example of the 'art' of luthiery.

    He went all out on the sound as well, a very versatile guitar with deep and sonorous basses, complex mids full of character and expression and clear but warm and bright trebles. Playing hard or soft it responds with consummate ease.

    • Engelmann spruce top
    • Cocobolo back and sides
    • 14 frets to the body
    • 25.4” scale
    • 1.75” nut width
    • 2.25” string spacing at saddle
    • 15” lower bout
    • Khya mahogany neck
    • MoP logo
    • Bloodwood/black purfling
    • Flamed koa bindings
    • Cocobolo headstock veneer
    • Cocobolo rear headstock veneer
    • No position markers (with side dots)
    • Leopardwood rosette
    • Cocobolo fretboard
    • Cocobolo bridge
    • Schertler tuners
    • Ebony tuner buttons
    • Bone nut and saddle
    • Ebony bridge pins
    • No pickguard
    • Ameritage case

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  9. Hoffman Concert 12 - Italian Spruce/Koa 2010 (used)

    Hoffman Concert 12 - Italian Spruce/Koa 2010 (used)

    Out of stock

    There is an Acoustic Magazine review of this guitar here.


    New price was £5395.

    This is one of the easiest guitars to play that I've had. Its light with a 24.75" scale, twelve frets to the body and a cutaway, unbelievably responsive and a demonstration of what a great luthier can do with Koa. In mass-produced guitars Koa is usually considered to be bright but lacking in depth and warmth. Not so in the hands of Charlie Hoffman.

    In very good condition.


    • Italian spruce top
    • Koa back and sides
    • Five piece mahogany/maple/rosewood neck
    • Sharp cutaway
    • Slotted headstock
    • 12 frets to the body
    • 24.75” scale
    • 1 3/4" nut width
    • 2 5/16" string spacing at saddle
    • 15 3/8" lower bout
    • Koa top border
    • Ebony headstock veneer
    • Abalone dot position markers
    • Koa and abalone inlaid rosette
    • MoP logo
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Ebony bridge
    • Waverly tuners
    • Bone nut and saddle
    • Ebony tuner buttons
    • Ebony bridge pins with MoP dots
    • Tortoise pickguard included but not attached
    • Custom Cedar Creek case

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  10. Berkowitz F6 Concert - German Spruce & Ziricote (used)

    Berkowitz F6 Concert - German Spruce & Ziricote (used)

    Out of stock

    The spruce was harvested in Germany over thirty years ago, hence some darker graining near the centre. David says he chose this piece for its exceptional acoustic qualities, and it shows. It has an incredibly rich and balanced sound with amazing separation and clarity, the typical qualities of the best Ziricote and German spruce.

    • Over 30 year old German spruce top
    • Ziricote back and sides
    • 25.5” scale
    • 1 3/4" nut width
    • 2 ¼" string spacing at saddle
    • 15 ½" lower bout
    • Ebony headstock veneer
    • Ebony bindings
    • Wood/abalone rosette
    • Bone nut and saddle
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Ebony bridge
    • Abalone inlaid logo
    • No position markers
    • Gotoh super 510 tuners
    • Ebony tuner buttons
    • Ebony bridge pins
    • No pickguard
    • Calton case


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  11. Chasson Concert - Engelmann & Wenge (open to offers)

    Chasson Concert - Engelmann & Wenge (open to offers)

    Out of stock
    There has been a lot of excitement about wenge recently. In these times of traditional tone woods becoming scarce and in some cases tightly restricted and banned, it's great to work with a wood that is plentiful and cheap.

    Some find the look of it to be plain but others love the deep and rich variations of colour that can be seen when looking closely, to be very beautiful. The way Kent has combined it with Leopardwood accents makes it an incredibly beautiful guitar however you look at it.

    Kent says this is the best guitar he has made and by his standards something.. by my standards it has a wonderful full sound, with complex and resonant tones across its very well balanced and defined range.

    Top - Engelmann Spruce
    Back & sides - Wenge
    Neck - Khaya
    Fretboard - Ebony
    Case - Ameritage hard case made in Costa Rica

    Frets to the body - 14
    Scale length - 25.4"
    Neck profile - C
    Nut width - 45.0mm
    Nut spacing - 7.7mm
    Bridge spacing - 11.3mm
    Action fret 1 low E - 0.25mm
    Action fret 12 low E - 1.75mm
    Action fret 1 high E - 0.2mm
    Action fret 12 high E - 1.25mm
    Lower bout width - 15"
    Upper bout width - 12"
    Body depth at base - 4.33"

    Mop logo - Blackwood/Bloodwood purfling - Leopardwood bindings - Ebony headstock veneer - Leopardwood backstrip - MoP position markers (with side dots) - Leopardwood rosette - Ebony bridge - Schaller mini tuners - Ebony tuner buttons - Bone nut and saddle - Ebony bridge pins - No pickguard

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  12. Baranik Meridian Concert - Colorado Blue Spruce & African Blackwood

    Baranik Meridian Concert - Colorado Blue Spruce & African Blackwood

    Out of stock
    What an incredible guitar! There is everything you could want here. Power and projection, rich and full/well define bass notes, warm and complex mids with clear bell-like trebles.

    It responds beautifully to any style of playing from a gentle caress to a heavy pick.

    • Colorado blue spruce top
    • African blackwood back and sides
    • Florentine cutaway
    • Adjustable action via neck bolt
    • Oval soundport
    • 14 frets to the body
    • 25.25” scale
    • 1 25/32” nut width
    • 2 ¼” string spacing at saddle
    • 15 ½” lower bout
    • Mahogany neck
    • B/Koa/B , Southwest Blue soundboard purfling
    • Spalted Manchinga bindings
    • Wenge and Black Palm with Southwest Blue wedge headstock veneer
    • No position markers (with side dots)
    • Wenge and Black Palm with Southwest Blue inlay, Manchinga binding rosette
    • Bound Ebony with Koa purfling fretboard
    • Ebony bridge
    • Gotoh 510 Cosmo Black tuners
    • African blackwood tuner buttons
    • Bone nut and saddle
    • Ebony bridge pins
    • No pickguard
    • Custom Cedar Creek case

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  13. Indian Hill Grand Concert 12 fret cutaway acoustic guitar

    Indian Hill Grand Concert 12 fret cutaway acoustic guitar

    Out of stock
    If anyone tells you you can't get strong and well defined bass notes and full and rich mids from maple tell them to check out this beauty. It plays like a dream and has volume, depth of tone and great definition and projection and its a stunner. What else could you ask for?

    • Sitka top
    • Curly maple back and sides
    • Sharp cutaway
    • French polish finish
    • Oval soundport
    • 12 frets to the body
    • 25 3/8” scale
    • 1 ¾” nut width
    • 2 ¼” string spacing at saddle
    • 16” lower bout
    • Mahogany neck
    • 12th fret logo
    • Cocobolo/maple purfling
    • Cocobolo bindings
    • Maple headstock veneer
    • Maple rear headstock veneer
    • No position markers (with side dots)
    • Spalted maple rosette
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Ebony bridge
    • Gotoh 510 tuners
    • Bone nut and saddle
    • Clear pickguard
    • TKL case

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  14. How XBGC mahogany

    How XBGC mahogany

    Out of stock
    A beautiful X braced grand concert from John. It has his usual stunning finishing and look and a wonderful open sound with great balance and projection. Lots of vintage look and tone, a dream for the blues and much, much more.

    • Adirondack top
    • Mahogany back and sides
    • 12 frets to the body
    • 25.4” scale
    • 1 25/32” nut width
    • 2 5/16” string spacing at saddle
    • 14 ¾” lower bout
    • Mahogany neck
    • Ebony logo
    • Fine line purfling
    • Walnut bindings
    • Rosewood headstock veneer
    • Rosewood rear headstock veneer
    • Ebony position markers (with side dots)
    • Fine line rosette
    • Rosewood fretboard
    • Rosewood bridge
    • Gotoh open back vintage tuners
    • Nickel tuner buttons
    • Bone nut and saddle
    • Bone bridge pins and strap button
    • No pickguard
    • Hardshell case

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  15. Berkowitz J6 - Cedar & Indian Rosewood - Manzer Wedge

    Berkowitz J6 - Cedar & Indian Rosewood - Manzer Wedge

    Out of stock

    Was £5795. Dusty Corner price £4495. A few light pick marks on the top.

    I’ve have never known a sixteen and a half inch guitar feel this comfortable, the Manzer wedge (originally designed by Linda Manzer) really works. This incredible guitar has jumbo power and depth but responds delightfully to the lightest touch, an unbeatable all-rounder.

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    • Cedar top
    • Indian rosewood back and sides
    • 25.5” scale
    • 1 ¾" nut width
    • 2 ¼" string spacing at saddle
    • 16 ½" lower bout
    • Ebony headstock veneer
    • Ebony bindings
    • Abalone rosette
    • Bone nut and saddle
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Ebony bridge
    • Abalone inlaid logo
    • Mother of pearl position markers
    • Gotoh super 510 tuners
    • Ebony tuner buttons
    • Ebony bridge pins
    • No pickguard
    • Hiscox case






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  16. Kronbauer MJ - Sitka/Rosewood 2012 (used)

    Kronbauer MJ - Sitka/Rosewood 2012 (used)

    Out of stock
    In excellent condition. This is lot of guitar for the money.

    I have compared it with other sitka/rosewood jumbos and this is the sweet one! The sound is very warm and lush without lacking definition. Fantastic for picking and strumming and more than capable of some delicate fingerstyle.

    • Sitka top
    • Rosewood back and sides
    • 14 frets to the body
    • 25.6” scale
    • 1 ¾” nut width
    • 2 ¼” string spacing at saddle
    • 16 1/8” lower bout
    • Mahogany neck
    • MoP logo
    • Maple top border
    • Maple bindings
    • Rosewood headstock veneer
    • Micro dot position markers (with side dots)
    • Spalted maple rosette
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Ebony bridge
    • Gotoh tuners
    • Toffee tuner buttons
    • Micarta nut and saddle
    • Ebony bridge pins
    • Clear pickguard
    • Hard case

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  17. Dudenbostel A-1 (used)

    Dudenbostel A-1 (used)

    Out of stock
    Lynn makes very few of his A-1 model to a basic spec, no variations. I originally bought it from Lynn, he told me that he enjoys making these once in a while because he doesn’t have to work to other people’s requirements. It still has the 'Dude' sound, they don't come any better, volume and subtlety, richness and clarity, projection and intimacy, its has it all. And I think it looks amazing.

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  18. Grit Laskin visit April 25th 2015. Legendary Luthiers Three.

    Grit Laskin visit April 25th 2015. Legendary Luthiers Three.

    William (Grit) Laskin is legendary for his inlays. He is a VERY entertaining speaker covering his part in the development of the soundport and arm bevel with many informative and interesting stories to tell.

    See my reviews page for the article published in Acoustic magazine about the day.





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  19. Taylor 555 12 string (used)

    Taylor 555 12 string (used)

    Out of stock
    Good condition 555 with a few dings here and there (see photos) and a custom saddle. Taylor's reputation for great 12 string guitars is well deserved, this is a very fine example. Comes with unknown pickup.


    • Spruce top
    • Mahogany back and sides
    • Mahogany neck
    • 25 1/2" scale
    • 1 7/8” nut width
    • 2 7/16" string spacing at saddle
    • 17" lower bout
    • Black bindings
    • B/w/b purfling
    • Concentric circles rosette
    • Bone nut and saddle
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Ebony bridge
    • Large dot position markers
    • Schertler tuners
    • Ebony bridge pins
    • Tortoise pickguard
    • Taylor case

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  20. Gibson F4 1918

    Gibson F4 1918

    Out of stock
    Sold to Dave Pegg of Fairport Convention.

    1918 F4 that's seen some action. It structurally sound all round, with original tuners with the fantastic Handel buttons, original tailpiece and cover, later adjustable bridge and a modern shaped hardshell case.

    I love its well worn look and it sounds terrific, its warm and full with plenty of volume. A great price for a wonderful piece of history that has many a year of entertainment in it yet for players and audiences.

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  21. Rigel I-110 (used)

    Rigel I-110 (used)

    Out of stock
    Was £3250. Dusty Corner price £2495.

    I can still remember when I first saw a photo of Pete's I-110. I thought it was darn ugly. By the end of the day I had gone back to the photos many times and completely changed my mind. When I got the opportunity to buy it I snapped it up but unfortunately it's the victim of my latest thinning of the herd.. just too many at home..

    Believed to be one of only three made with this headstock design... I know I am going to regret this....

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  22. Weber Yellowstone F4 - F Style - Oval Hole - Honey & Tortoise

    Weber Yellowstone F4 - F Style - Oval Hole - Honey & Tortoise

    £4,350.00
     
    In stock
    Weber's Yellowstone in Adirondack/red spruce and beautiful flamed maple with an oval soundhole. Great looks - the honey and tortoise is one of my all time favourites - and oh that sound.

    Many oval hole mandolins (particularly flat - tops) lack definition and clarity and have hard wishy-washy bass, this beauty has fantastic balance with sweet and well defined bass notes, complex and warm mids and wonderful clear and characterful trebles.

    It comes with Weber's superb hardshell case.


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    Weber Yellowstone F4 - F Style - Oval Hole - Honey & TortoiseWeber Yellowstone F4 - F Style - Oval Hole - Honey & TortoiseWeber Yellowstone F4 - F Style - Oval Hole - Honey & Tortoise
    Weber Yellowstone F4 - F Style - Oval Hole - Honey & TortoiseWeber Yellowstone F4 - F Style - Oval Hole - Honey & TortoiseWeber Yellowstone F4 - F Style - Oval Hole - Honey & Tortoise
    Weber Yellowstone F4 - F Style - Oval Hole - Honey & TortoiseWeber Yellowstone F4 - F Style - Oval Hole - Honey & TortoiseWeber Yellowstone F4 - F Style - Oval Hole - Honey & Tortoise
  23. Weber Fern A5 - A Style - F Hole (used)

    Weber Fern A5 - A Style - F Hole (used)

    Out of stock
    In excellent condition, was £3795.

    This is Weber's top of the line A mandolin. Its a stunner and features a hand graduated and tuned solid Red Spruce/Adirondack top, hand scalloped spruce tone bars, flamed maple back and sides, "The Weber" script in MOP and Fern inlay in Abalone, cast Weber gold tailpiece, gold Grover tuners, Traditional Brekke Bridge and comes in a deluxe rectangular case.

    Its a Fern F5 without the strap hanger and around three grand less but has 'the sound', its punchy with enough chop to lay low a few ban*os, with a sweet and sublime power. A gentler approach yields a very sweet, rich and warm sound with great separation and balance. This is a truly outstanding all-rounder.

    Whether hunting ban*oes or serenading, this beauty will be a faithful and willing accomplice.

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    Weber Fern A5 - A Style - F Hole (used)Weber Fern A5 - A Style - F Hole (used)Weber Fern A5 - A Style - F Hole (used)
    Weber Fern A5 - A Style - F Hole (used)Weber Fern A5 - A Style - F Hole (used)Weber Fern A5 - A Style - F Hole (used)
  24. Girouard A5

    Girouard A5

    Out of stock
    Another amazing mandolin from Max and Lauri. It has a fantastic chop for bluegrassers with great volume and lots of depth and warmth in the basses and mids, making it a great all-rounder, fantastic for anything from classical to old time music and bluegrass.

    Red (Adirondack) spruce top, red maple back/sides/neck, Macassar ebony fretboard and peghead overlay, compound radius fretboard, evo gold fretwire, bone nut, Girouard ebony bridge Rubner tuners and TKL hardshell case.



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  25. Poling Sierra walnut/cedar - sold

    Poling Sierra walnut/cedar - sold

    Out of stock
    A wonderful fingerstyle instrument from Ohio luthier Brock Poling. Light, warm and responsive with a beautifully carved neck that fades from a matt finish to a gloss when it meets the headstock.


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    * Highly figured black walnut back and sides
    * AAAA western red cedar top
    * 25 ½” scale
    * 1 3/4” nut
    * 2 5/16” string spacing at saddle
    * 15” lower bout
    * Soundhole bound with rosewood
    * Rosewood/red abalone rosette
    * Rosewood bindings
    * Rosewood end graft
    * Maple purfling
    * Bone bridge pins
    * Bone saddle
    * Bone nut
    * Neck; mahogany/rosewood veneer/mahogany w dual carbon fibre rods
    * MoP headstock inlay
    * Rosewood backstrip
    * Fingerboard Madagascar rosewood, bound in matching rosewood
    * Fingerboard radius 14"
    * No fingerboard markers
    * No pickguard
    * Waverly tuners
    * Custom Ameritage climate controlled case

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    Poling Sierra walnut/cedar - soldPoling Sierra walnut/cedar - soldPoling Sierra walnut/cedar - sold
    Poling Sierra walnut/cedar - sold
  26. Vist to Mike Baranik's Worksop

    Vist to Mike Baranik's Worksop

    A few shots from my visit to Mike's workshop.

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  27. Legendary Luthiers Five: Jeff Traugott 15 October 2016

    Legendary Luthiers Five: Jeff Traugott 15 October 2016

    This was another huge success. Many thanks to Jeff for a fantastic day and a very interesting talk.

    This will be the fifth legendary Luthiers event. Previous events with Ervin Somogyi, Linda Manzer, Ray Kraut and Grit Laskin were a great success.

    Jeff will be bringing the next TAMCO guitar, specs still to be decided, let me know if you have any ideas. He is keen to discuss your requirements and take orders.

    It will follow the usual pattern, open house in my shop on the Saturday until six, talk at six, ticket holders only, then food at Bom Bane's at around eight. There are only twenty tickets available.






    Legendary Luthiers Five: Jeff Traugott 15 October 2016Legendary Luthiers Five: Jeff Traugott 15 October 2016Legendary Luthiers Five: Jeff Traugott 15 October 2016
  28. Legendary Luthiers Four: Ray Kraut and Somogyi and apprentices guitar owners meet 31 Oct 2015

    Legendary Luthiers Four: Ray Kraut and Somogyi and apprentices guitar owners meet 31 Oct 2015


    This will be the fourth legendary Luthiers event. Previous events with Ervin Somogyi, Linda Manzer and Grit Laskin were a great success.

    The idea started out as a meet for owners of Ervin Somogyi and his apprentices guitars. Then I remembered that I was due a guitar from Ray Kraut soon. So Ray will be bringing a guitar and giving a talk.

    I am hoping many of you with guitars by Ervin and his apprentices will come along with your guitars and compare and contrast! I am planning to video the event and will continue with the owners meet in my house on the Sunday of there is enough interest. Non owners welcome too!

    I should have Somogyi apprentices guitars in stock from Ray, Leo Buendia, Hiroshi Ogino and Michi Matsuda.

    It will follow the usual pattern, open house in my shop on the Saturday until six, talk at six, ticket holders only, then food at Bom Bane's at around eight. There are only twenty tickest available.

    This was a fantastic success, enjoyed by all. Many thanks to Ray





    Legendary Luthiers Four: Ray Kraut and Somogyi and apprentices guitar owners meet 31 Oct 2015Legendary Luthiers Four: Ray Kraut and Somogyi and apprentices guitar owners meet 31 Oct 2015Legendary Luthiers Four: Ray Kraut and Somogyi and apprentices guitar owners meet 31 Oct 2015
  29. Trevor's visit to Steve Fischer's workshop

    Trevor's visit to Steve Fischer's workshop

    I found myself in Cedar City Utah on holiday so couldn't miss a visit to Steve's workshop. I had a great time talking shop with Steve, here's some photos.

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    Trevor's visit to Steve Fischer's workshopTrevor's visit to Steve Fischer's workshopTrevor's visit to Steve Fischer's workshop

    Trevor's visit to Steve Fischer's workshopTrevor's visit to Steve Fischer's workshopTrevor's visit to Steve Fischer's workshop
  30. Legendary Luthiers: Linda Manzer visit 8 November 2014

    Legendary Luthiers: Linda Manzer visit 8 November 2014

    Following the great success of Ervin Somogyi's visit I decided to offer a Legendary Luthiers series of visits to TAMCO. Legends in contemporary guitar luthiery don't get any bigger than Linda Manzer.

    The visit was a great success. It was an honour to have Linda and Peggy White here. After a few hours chatting in the shop we all went over to Bom Bane's Café where Linda gave a wonderful slide show and Jane (Bom Bane) provided a fantastic spread of delicious food. It really was a privilege to hear Linda tell her story I'm I am over the moon to have one of her guitars in stock.

    I'm hoping to have Linda's close friend Grit Laskin and Jeff Traugott over in 2015.




    Legendary Luthiers: Linda Manzer visit 8 November 2014Legendary Luthiers: Linda Manzer visit 8 November 2014Legendary Luthiers: Linda Manzer visit 8 November 2014
  31. Legendary Luthiers: Ervin Somogyi Visit 12 July 2014

    Legendary Luthiers: Ervin Somogyi Visit 12 July 2014

    We all had a great time and immensely enjoyed Ervin's visit. I've known him for a while now since living at his workshop for three days. He give many fascinating insights into guitar building and was his usual very entertaining self.




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