Friederich - Master Canadian cedar/Indian Rosewood

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Specs

Name
Master Friederich
Model
Friederich
Size
39"
Frets
19
Top
Master Canadian cedar
Side
Indian Rosewood
Back
Indian Rosewood
Brace
Friederich Bracing
Construction
All Solid
Body Shape
Friederich Shape
Headplate
Rosewood
Machine Head
GOTOH 35G1800-BB
Neck
African Mahogany
Neck Joint
12Frets Spanish neck
Bridge
Rosewood
Nut / Saddle
Buffalo bone
Nut Width
52mm
Fretboard
Ebony
Inlays
None
Scale length
650mm (25 9/16")
String
Savarez AJ
Finish
French Polish
Rosette
Color wood
Binding
Rosewood
Gigbag
Hiscox Case

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Hightlights

Wood
Friederich used Master Moon Spruce as a top, and Indian Rosewood as a back and side wood.

Master Moon Spruce - Originating from Switzerland, Moon spruce possesses a white snowy appearance and a straight, tighter wood grain. It can accommodate different climates exceptionally, which makes it one of the more durable and stable tone woods. It takes time to open up but its sound will have rich overtones in tandem with complex tonal harmonics.

Solid east Indian rosewood back and sides offer lush high and full low tone. All solid guitars will open up nicely, and age well with season tone wood.

To preserve the traditional of classical guitar making, Shellac finish is use. It is apply thinly by hand, the whole process takes 2-3 months to ensure the quality of shellac finish.
Brace
Friederich brace is full of sustain and resonance. The structure balance between the high and the lows. The notes are dynamics, full and beautiful to play.
Construction
The Friederich body offer greater sustain. It use traditional Spanish neck joint construction. The neck is one piece extends into the body and to the base of the neck, then the back and sides are jointed directly to the neck base block. It stabilize the neck, and improve the resonance.
Details
Mosaic design rosette is use, exquisite layered patterns, and colorful. They are design for the elegant classical guitars. Rosewood binding is use, and protect the body against impact.
Headstock
Friederich classical guitar headstock has its own distinctive 3D look. Special hand engraved marks, and leaving the wood open pores. The use of rosewood veneer and side elegant touch to the detail. GOTOH machinehead is use for precise tuning.
Fretboard
Selected mahogany as neck, to match the light weight construction body. Ebony is a hard dense tone wood with silky smooth feeling. It's a stable wood to be a fretboard, adds brightness to the tone, and faster attack. Mahogany neck.
Bridge / Saddle
Traditional rectangular rosewood bridge helps support the string tension. Bone added at edge of bridge to protect string tension against the wood. The buffalo bone for the nut which is very hard and articulate. This helps the strings to vibrate and to have a deep resonance.