"Just letting you know the order arrived and everything looks to be correct and all good. I also found that you found the perfect length Macassar Ebony fretboard blank for my “outside of the box” acoustic project, it also has amazing striping throughout, all as per my request, thanks heaps for doing that! It looks incredible! Thanks heaps for the great service again!

Kind regards, Steve

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BACK & SIDES: Grading and Dimensions

Backs are graded based on the quality of the pattern area on the wood and are not always rectangular. Sides are graded assuming they will be tapered. Small defects may occur outside the pattern areas (see photo).

If you require something that does not fit into the parameters listed below, please call or email us to inquire about different dimensions. They are often available.


Steel String Dreadnought Sets 

Large enough for a typical dreadnought sized guitar.


  • Lower Bout – 15½"
  • Upper Bout – 11½"
  • Body Length – 20"


  • Wide End – 5"
  • Narrow End – 4¼"
  • Length – 32"

Classical/OM Sets
Large enough for a typical 000/OM instrument.
An OM (orchestra model) shape is a little larger than a traditional classical guitar.


  • Lower Bout – 15"
  • Upper Bout – 11 ¼" 
  • Body Length – 19 ½"


  • Wide End – 4½"
  • Narrow End – 3¾"
  • Length – 30"