2009 Christian Druery Guitars. “Miromiro”. Guitar Database.

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2009 Christian Druery Guitars Miromiro Guitar Database

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Luthier Facts :
Name: Christian Druery
Location: New Zealand

Status?: Active
RIYL: Christian is one of the premier New Zealand luthiers.
Link: here
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2009 Christian Druery Guitars Miromiro Guitar Database



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    Christian Druery Museum Guitars
    A collection of photos taken of two exhibition guitars made for the Musical instrument museum in Phoenix Arizona.
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    Model: Miromiro

  • Year: 2009
  • Top: Quartersawn Kauri 900 years old.
  • Top Bracing: X bracing style made from Cedar
  • Back and sides: 50,000 yr old Ancient Flamed Whitebait Kauri.
  • Back Bracing: Cedar
  • Neck: 5 piece neck, Quartersawn Kauri
  • Headplate: Flamed Whitebait Ancient Kauri in Koru Shape
  • Purfling: B/W/B/W
  • Binding: Ancient Kauri with Kauri laminate.
  • Rosette: Koru
  • Soundport: Koru.
  • Fingerboard: Puriri (NZ Teak) with Paua Koru inlayed fretmarkers.
  • Bridge: Puriri with Kauri bridge pins paua dot.
  • Nut Width: 44mm
  • Tuners: Gotoh chrome
  • Scale: 650mm
  • Body Length: 514mm
  • Lower Bout: 410mm
  • Upper Bout: 302mm
  • Body Depth: Butt 105mm Heel 95mm

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    Christian Druery wrote to us about this guitar: “This guitar was commissioned by the Global Musical Instrument Museum in Phoenix Arizona,and made by New Zealand Luthier Christian Druery,the brief was to best represent New Zealands unique indigenous timbers and Maori cultural designs,in a modern approach.

    The guitar will be a permanent exhibit in the Oceania section of the Museum which is due to open in April 2010.” Christian also had another guitar commissioned by the MIM.


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