M 8M - Master Swiss Moon Spruce/Madagascar Rosewood

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Specs

Name
Classical 8
Model
M 8M
Size
39"
Frets
20
Top
Master Swiss Moon Spruce
Side
Madagascar Rosewood
Back
Madagascar Rosewood
Brace
symmetry fan bracing
Construction
All Solid
Body Shape
Spanish Shape
Headplate
Madagascar Rosewood
Machine Head
GOTOH 35G510QC-EN
Neck
Spanish Cedar+Ebony
Neck Joint
12Frets Spanish neck
Bridge
Madagascar Rosewood
Nut / Saddle
Buffalo bone
Nut Width
52mm
Fretboard
Ebony
Scale length
650mm (25 9/16")
String
Savarez AJ
Finish
Gloss
Rosette
Mosaic
Binding
Rosewood
Gigbag
Montoya Hardcase

Gallery

Music Video

  • Shilié Louis Tsou
    《Torija - Federico Moreno Torroba》
    Classical Music
  • Shilié Louis Tsou
    《Torija - Federico Moreno Torroba》
    Classical Music

Hightlights

Wood
M 8M used Master Moon Spruce as a top, and Madagascar 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 Madagascar Rosewood offer clear clarity and full sound. Brown reddish natural wood grain, and has a special aroma.
Brace
Montoya M 8M use traditional fan brace design, hand carve and fine tune. Soundhole added brace block reinforcement, the tone is more transparent, and focus.
Construction
Montoya 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
Montoya classical guitar headstock made with Madagascar rosewood veneer. GOTOH gold machinehead is use for precise tuning with 1:16 tuning ratio.
Fretboard
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. Spanish Cedar neck added center ebony wood for strength and stability.
Bridge / Saddle
Traditional rectangular Madagascar bridge helps support the string tension. Madagascar bridge offer fuller tone. 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.
Others
String / Gigbag / Pickup
Montoya Hardcase is made of laminated hard wood, cover with dark brown leather. Interior is designed with crush velvet. With 20mm thickness padding for extra protection. There's also a side handle to make it easy for carry. Come with a key to lock your hardcase.