Laurie Williams Guitar: Premium Ancient Karuri Tui with Sea Turtle Inlay
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Premium grade, WhiteBait figured Ancient Karuri back & sides. Waingarara Kauri top (personally selected and harvested by Laurie) Sinker Totara neck. (salvaged from old sinker logs from New Zealand rivers) These 3 above woods are native to New Zealand where Laurie lives. Beautiful Buckeye Burl & Abalone rosette. Fine abalone back trim and back center strip. This same fine abalone outlines the Macassar Ebony headstock. The tuners buttons are handcrafted by Laurie from the same Buckeye Burl wood. Buckeye Burl top purfling. Macassar Ebony bindings & Top AND Back Bevels. Bone nut & saddle. Ebony fretboard with ultra fine Abalone outlining it. Ebony bridge. Completely synthetic, gorgeous fretboard inlay by Craig Lavin. It is a Sea Turtle swimming in his natural surrounds in the deep sea. Soft cutaway. Black Violet Gotoh 510 tuning machines. Superb playing and sounding instrument. Custom Ameritage case included.