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Irish Bouzouki

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soundboard

sitka spruce

back

sycamore or rosewood

ribs

sycamore or rosewood

binding (as requ)
purfling brown/yellow check

neck

mahogany

fingerboard

ebony

head veneer

rosewood

linings

willow

struts (belly)

spruce

struts (back)

mahogany

tail block

spruce

truss rod

5mm

nut

bone

bridge

ebony/rosewood bone saddle

scale length

529mm (can be altered to suit)

strings

 .014 .020 .032w .048w

action (12 fret on E/G)

 1.5-2.5mm

scratchplate

acetate