Acoustic

bnp_6930Here at Madsen Guitars we take our hand crafted acoustic guitars very seriously.  The desire to produce the best playing, sounding, and looking guitars available is key to our business.  We make it our goal to deliver an instrument to our customers that will enhance there complete playing experience.  Throughout the entire process of the building of our acoustic guitars, no simple task is left to chance,  each and every step is done for a specific reason to deliver a predictable musical experience for our customers.

 

 

 

All materials used in making our custom Acoustic Guitars have been painstaking sourced, stored, and manipulated to impart the best possible outcomes for our instruments.  Blending traditional and modern building techniques we strive to deliver maximum tonal response and longevity. Each guitar is hand built for the customer.

 

 

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Madsen Acoustic Guitars are offered in 10 different body shapes with an extensive options list for customization.  All standard guitar models are available in any of these body shapes.

 

-Traditional Dreadnaught “TD”

-Sloped Dreadnaught “SD”

-Modern Dreadnaught “MD”

-Jumbo “J”

-Orchestra Model “OM”

-Grand Concert “GC”

-Concert Model “CM”

-Crossover “AM-1”

-Parlor  “OO”

-Small Parlor “O”

 

 

Musician Series Models  

 

    Features and Specs’

MS-1

MSRP- $1475.00

  • Soundboard- Sitka Spruce
  • Back/Sides- Black Walnut
  • Neck-Hard Maple
  • Fingerboard/Bridge-Brazilian Ipe
  • Headstock- Figured Black Walnut
  • Rosette- 2-ring multi-layered wood
  • Bracing- Sitka Spruce
  • Scale Length- 25″/25.2″/25.5″
  • Binding- Hard Maple
  • Tuners- Saga Chrome Die-cast 16:1 ratio
  • Finish- Full-body in Satin Catalyzed Varnish
  • Case- Guardian Arch-top 5-Ply Hardshell

 

MS-2

MSRP- $1750.00

  • Soundboard- Sitka or Engelmann Spruce
  • Back/Sides- Sapele Mahogany or Wenge
  • Neck- South-American Mahogany
  • Fingerboard/Bridge- East Indian Rosewood
  • Headstock- East Indian Rosewood
  • Rosette- 2-ring multi-layered wood
  • Bracing- Sitka Spruce
  • Scale Length- 25″/25.2″/25.5″
  • Binding- Hard Maple/ Black Walnut/ B or W Plastic
  • Purfling- Multi-layered Black/White laminate
  • Tuners- Grover “mini” Die-cast 16:1 ratio
  • Finish- Glossed Sound-board/ Satin Body in Nitro-Lacquer
  • Case- Guardian Arch-top 5-Ply Hardshell

 

 

MS-3

MSRP- $2085.00

  • Soundboard- Sitka or Engelmann Spruce
  • Back/Sides- Sapele or Wenge
  • Neck- South-American Mahogany
  • Fingerboard/Bridge- East Indian or Cocobolo Rosewood
  • Headstock- East Indian or Cocobolo Rosewood
  • Rosette- 2-ring multi-layered wood
  • Bracing- Sitka Spruce
  • Scale Length- 25″/25.2″/25.5″
  • Binding- Hard Maple/ Black Walnut/ B or W Plastic
  • Purfling- Multi-layered Black/White laminate
  • Tuners- Grover “mini” Chrome 16:1 ratio
  • Finish- Full Body Glossed/Satin Neck in Nitro-Lacquer
  • Case- Guardian Arch-top 5-Ply Hardshell

 

MS-4

MSRP- $2750.00

  • Soundboard- Sitka or Engelmann Spruce
  • Back/Sides-  Standard Grade Honduran Mahogany or Indian Rosewood
  • Neck- South-American Mahogany
  • Fingerboard/Bridge- Ebony
  • Headstock- Ebony
  • Rosette- Pearl or Paua Abalone & 2-ring multi-layered wood
  • Bracing- Premium Sitka Spruce
  • Scale Length- 25″/25.2″/25.5″
  • Binding- Flamed Maple/ Indian Rosewood/ B or W Plastic
  • Purfling Multi-layered Black/White laminate
  • Tuners- Grover “mini” Gold 16:1 ratio
  • Pickup- K&K Sound Pure Mini
  • Finish- Glossed Body/Satin Neck in Nitro-Lacquer
  • Case- TKL Arch-top Premuim Hardshell

 


 

Historic Series      

This series is in tribute to the old golden age of Martin and Gibson guitars.  Using the old methods of construction and materials these instruments are our interpretation of these traditional masterpieces.

 Features And Specs

 

HS-1

MSRP- $3250.00

  • Soundboard- Premium Sitka Spruce
  • Back/Sides- Honduran Mahogany Ribbon Figure
  • Back Strip- Block-zig-zag
  • Neck- One-piece South-American Mahogany
  • Fingerboard/Bridge- Ebony
  • Headstock- Ebony
  • Rosette- Herringbone 3-ring or Black/White/Laminate
  • Bracing- Adirondack Red Spruce 
  • Scale Length- 24.9″/25.4″
  • Binding- Ebony or Ivoroid Plastic
  • Purfling Herringbone or Black White Laminate
  • Tuners- Gotoh Open Back Chrome Keystone 16:1 gear
  • Finish- Glossed Body/Satin Neck in Nitro-Lacquer
  • Case- TKL Arch-top Prestige Hardshell

 

HS-2

MSRP- $3475.00

  • Soundboard- Premium Sitka Spruce
  • Back/Sides- Premium East Indian Rosewood
  • Back Strip- Block-zig-zag
  • Neck- One-piece South-American Mahogany
  • Fingerboard/Bridge- Ebony
  • Headstock- Ebony
  • Rosette- Herringbone 3-ring or Black/White/Laminate
  • Bracing- Adirondack Red Spruce 
  • Scale Length- 24.9″/25.4″
  • Binding- Ebony or Ivoroid plastic
  • Purfling Herringbone or Black White Laminate
  • Tuners- Gotoh Open Back Chrome Keystone 16:1 gear
  • Finish- Glossed Body/Satin Neck in Nitro-Lacquer
  • Case- TKL Arch-top Prestige Hardshell

 

HS-3

MSRP- $3850.00

  • Soundboard- Premium Adirondack Red Spruce
  • Back/Sides- Premium East Indian Rosewood
  • Back Strip- Paua Abalone Shell with Black/White Laminate
  • Neck- One-piece South-American Mahogany
  • Fingerboard- Ebony
  • Bridge and Plate- Brazilian Rosewood
  • Headstock- Brazilian Rosewood
  • Rosette- Paua Abalone Shell with Black/White/Laminate
  • Bracing- Adirondack Red Spruce 
  • Scale Length- 24.9″/25.4″
  • Binding- Flamed Maple/Ebony/ or Ivoroid Plastic
  • Purfling Herringbone or Black White Laminate
  • Tuners- Nickel Waverly USA Made Open-back 14:1
  • Finish- Glossed Body/Satin Neck in Nitro-Lacquer
  • Case- TKL Arch-top Prestige Hardshell

 

HS-4

MSRP- starting at $4750.00  (dependent on wood choices and trim selections)

  • Soundboard- Premium Adirondack Red Spruce or Italian Spruce
  • Back/Sides- Premium Select Rosewoods or Figured Mahogany
  • Back Strip- Flamed Green Abalone w/ Black/White Laminate
  • Neck-  One-piece South-American Mahogany
  • Fingerboard/Bridge- Ebony or Brazilian Rosewood w/Diamond Position markers
  • Headstock- Ebony or Brazilian Rosewood w/binding
  • Rosette- Flamed Green Abalone with
  • Bracing- Adirondack Red Spruce 
  • Scale Length- 24.9″/25.4″
  • Binding- Ebony/Brazilian Rosewood/Flamed Maple/ or Ivoroid Plastic
  • Purfling Herringbone or Black White Laminate
  • Tuners- Gold Waverly Open Back 14:1 gear
  • Finish- Aged-tone Shellac sealer w/ Gloss full body in Nitro-Cellulose Lacquer
  • Case- TKL Arch-top Prestige Hardshell

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Acoustic Body Shapes

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Sloped Dreadnaught “SD”

 

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Orchestra Model “OM”

 

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Modern Dreadnaught
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Grand Concert
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Traditional Dreadnaught “TD”
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Cross-over AM-1
Madsen Guitars handmade acousitic guitar, sitka and sepele
Jumbo “J”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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