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Dobson style LM-D60s
Hand-made by Luke Mercier 2008

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Specifications

LM-D60s


*  Silver Maple laminated neck
*  25.5" scale length
*  Headstock based on 1870's H.C. Dobson & Sons with West African Ebony headplate
*  Gotoh Geared tuners
*  Dobson style heel cut with brass plate
*  West African ebony fingerboard - 4mm thick
*  Nickel frets
* multi-ply Maple rim with rosewood exterior
* 12" head with Dobson reproduction Silver Bell tone-ring
* Hand carved Maple bridge bearing Luke Mercier brand
* Brass tension hoop
* Brass bracket shoes, hooks and nuts
* Brass No-Knot style tailpiece
* Bone nuts
* Violin spirit varnish

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Luke Mercier Handmade Violins & Banjos

maker & restorer of quality stringed instruments

banjos@lukemercier.com

346 Bateman Road
RR1 Spring Brook, ON
KoK 3C0
(613)-395-2841

 

 

 

© Luke Mercier, 2005-2009; Photos by LM, All rights reserved