Steel strings – Options

Standard options without extra charge

scale length

Because every hand is different, one of the most common requests is a different (usually shorter) scale length. My instruments are all unique specimens, therefore every reasonable scale length can be chosen.

neck width/ -depth

Here I can only repeat the statement of the previous point: If you prefer a certain neck profile, I will do my best to reconstruct your model.

string spacing

The string spacing depends largely on the given neckwidth. Nevertheless, there exists a certain tolerance inside which I can gladly realize your ideas.

choice of wood

The choice of the top wood, as well as that of back and sides, is of immense importance in respect to the tonal properties as well as esthetic ones. The top wood and a number of woods for the body (e.g. Bubinga, Padouk, cherry) can be chosen freely without extra charge.

Rosette, binding

Of course, I cannot design an individual rosette for each instrument. I currently use three standard rosettes. I do, however, have a variety of older models in stock. As for the bindings, a number of different options is also available without extra charge.


I usually fit my guitars with Schaller M6, Gotoh or Grover tuners. Other (more expensive) tuners are available for an extra charge.

Lefthand instruments

Every guitar is available in left-hand version with no extra-charge.


Standard options with extra charge


Practically all models are available with a cutaway.

more strings

Of course, I also make 12-stringed guitars!

more frets

If you want it higher, you can have more frets according to your needs.


Apart from a number of woods which are free of charge, I can also offer a number of exclusive woods (e.g. Brazilian rosewood), for which I have to charge you a little extra.


The decorative aspect on steel-string guitars is often more relevant than on classical ones. If you are a friend of extravagant Abalone inlays, you are also welcome.The exact design of my guitars varies slightly anyway. It is of major importance that the overall appearance is harmonic.

nut, saddle

For a little extra you can have Ivory fittings instead of bone.


Of course you can have your instrument fitted with a pickup of your choice.

pickup options


Special options

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