Klath guitars-Sonic Sitka instrument Page

Luthier Facts :
Name: Kari Hahn
Location: USA

Status?: Currently Active
Link: Klathguitars.com
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Assembling the klath sonic sitka guitar

Here is my entry in the Sonic Sitka project. The silhouette is based on a 1880’s Washburn parlor guitar, and the rest of the dimensions are my own design. (As of the time of writing, the instrument is nearing completion but not quite done).

  • Model: Parlor
  • Serial no: SS196-410
  • Year: 2010
  • Top: “sonic sitka”
  • Back and sides: Brazilian
  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Purfling: black and white
  • Binding: Cherry
  • Fingerboard: Ebony
  • Bridge: African Blackwood
  • Nut Width: 1 11/16″
  • String Spacing: (I’ll let you know when it’s done)
  • Scale: 24.6″
  • Body Length: 18 3/8″
  • Lower Bout: 12 5/8″
  • Upper Bout:8 7/8″
  • Waist: 7″
klath ss- swimming up the fingerboard
klath SS-close up, before finish
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klath SS enjoying the garden


Pictures ©2009 Kari Hahn

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