2006 Curran Butterfly Model 1. SN 4. Guitar Database.

Curran | Butterfly Model 1 | 2006 | SN:4

Butterfly Australian Blackwood

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Luthier Facts :
Name: Buck Curran
Location: Maine

Taking Orders? Yes
RIYL: Modern fingerstyle
Note: (RIYL) Recommended If You Like


  • Luthier: Buck Curran
  • Model: Butterfly Model 1
  • Serial no: #4
  • Year: 2006
  • Top: German Spruce
  • Top Bracing: X
  • Back and sides: Black Acacia (Australian Blackwood)
  • Back Bracing: Ladder
  • Neck: Mahogany soft v shape
  • Purfling: black/white
  • Fingerboard: Ebony (no inlay)
  • Bridge: Ebony
  • Nut Width: 1 3/4″
  • String Spacing: 2 1/4″
  • Tuners: Gold Waverly
  • Scale: 25.4
  • Body Length: 19 inches
  • Lower Bout: 16 inches
  • Upper Bout: 11 1/2 inches
  • Body Depth: 4 inches lower bout.  3 1/4 inches upper bout


From Buck, who is listing this guitar: “Black Acacia with maple purfling radial rosette.  TKL Hardshell case.  Excellent Plus condition. Extremely light guitar.  Responsive and complex voice.  Perfect for flatpick or fingerpicking styles.”

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