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Available Shop Builds


 

EIR/Cedar Standard SJ

$8,699

SPECS: EIR Back/Sides; Western Red Cedar Top; Curly Koa Binding; EIR Top Trim; EIR/Abalone Rosette; Koa Arm Bevel & SoundPort; Koa Fingerboard Trim, Headstock Trim, Intermittent Back Stripe & Charis "C" Logo; Charis Doves In Flight/MOP Fingerboard Markers; EIR/Ebony Head-Stock Back; Charis Custom Gold Gotoh 510 Tuners with Koa/Ebony Buttons; Ebony bridge w/custom EIR Dot Bridge Pins; EIR w/Ebony Binding Heel Cap; Comes in a Guardian Hard Shell Case. (Optional upgrade to a custom fit Main Stage Fiberglass Flight Case is available with up-charge.)

Standard Scale Length: 25.6” (14 frets to body); Nut Width 1 3/4 inch; Saddle Spacing 2 1/4 inch.

Standard Body Depth: 4.375 at end block & 3.875 at the heel


 

EIR/Sitka Spruce Standard SJ

$8,699

SPECS: EIR Back/Sides; Sitka Spruce Top; Curly Koa Binding; EIR Top Trim; EIR/Abalone Rosette; Koa Arm Bevel & SoundPort; Koa Fingerboard Trim, Headstock Trim, Intermittent Back Stripe & Charis "C" Logo; Charis Doves In Flight/MOP Fingerboard Markers; EIR/Ebony Head-Stock Back; Charis Custom Gold Gotoh 510 Tuners with Koa/Ebony Buttons; Ebony bridge w/custom EIR Dot Bridge Pins; EIR w/Ebony Binding Heel Cap; Comes in a Guardian Hard Shell Case. (Optional upgrade to a custom fit Main Stage Fiberglass Flight Case is available with up-charge.)

Standard Scale Length: 25.6” (14 frets to body); Nut Width 1 3/4 inch; Saddle Spacing 2 1/4 inch.

Standard Body Depth: 4.375 at end block & 3.875 at the heel


 

Blistered Koa/Carpathian Spruce Mid-Depth, Short Scale SJ

$11,125

SPECS: Blistered Koa Back/Sides; Carpathian Spruce Top; Walnut Binding; Koa Top Trim; Blistered Koa/Abalone Rosette; Walnut Arm Bevel & SoundPort; Flamed Koa Fingerboard Trim, Headstock Trim, & Charis "C" Logo; Weyman Vine Fingerboard Inlay (Maple/Blistered Koa/Flamed Koa); Mahogany/Maple/Walnut/Maple/Mahogany 5-pc Neck; Blistered Koa/Ebony Overlay Head-stock Back; Charis Custom Gold Gotoh 510 Tuners with Koa/Ebony Buttons; Custom Blistered Koa Dots in the Bridge Pins; Blistered Koa w/Ebony Binding Heel Cap; Clear Pickguard; Comes in a Main Stage Custom Fiberglass Flight Case.

Short Scale Length 24.9” (13 frets to body); Nut Width 1 3/4 inch; Saddle Spacing 2 1/4 inch.

Body Depth 3.875 at end block & 3.375 at the heel (1/2” less than our Standard SJ).

SOUND DESCRIPTION: Clean, clear, woody tone. Very comfortable to play. Has a nice mixture of overtones and is well balanced. -Bill

 
 

 

Figured Claro Walnut/Sinker Redwood Mid-Depth, Short Scale SJ

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SPECS: Figured Claro Walnut Back/Sides; Sinker Redwood Top; Koa Binding; Abalone Top Trim; Koa/Abalone Rosette; Koa Arm Bevel & SoundPort; Abalone Charis "C" Logo; Abalone Weyman Vine Fingerboard Inlay; Mahogany/Maple/Walnut/Maple/Mahogany 5-pc Neck; Claro Walnut/Ebony Overlay Head-stock Back; Charis Custom Cosmo Black Gotoh 510 Tuners with Walnut/Ebony Buttons; Custom Claro Walnut Dots in the Bridge Pins; Claro Walnut w/Ebony Binding Heel Cap; Clear Pickguard; Comes in a Main Stage Custom Fiberglass Flight Case.

Short Scale Length 24.9” (13 frets to body); Nut Width 1 3/4 inch; Saddle Spacing 2 1/4 inch.

Body Depth 3.875 at end block & 3.375 at the heel (1/2” less than our Standard SJ).

SOUND DESCRIPTION: Sparkly, harmonically rich overtones. It loves dropped tuning! It is very comfortable to play….. “As enjoyable to play as it is inviting to look at". -Bill

 
 

 

Cuban Mahogany/Sitka Spruce SJ

This guitar, is spec'd with simple & clean aesthetics, and comes in a hard-shell Guardian Case. In streamlining the specs and case, This build is priced in a sweet spot for many.

(Optional upgrade to a Main Stage Custom Fit Fiberglass Flight Case is available with up-charge.)

$6,000

SPECS: Cuban Mahogany Back/Sides; Sitka Spruce Top; Brazilian Ebony Binding; Walnut/Abalone Rosette; Brazilian Ebony SoundPort; Walnut Charis "C" Logo; Mahogany/Maple/Rosewood/Maple/Mahogany 5-pc Neck; 6 mm MOP Dots Fingerboard Markers; Ebony Heelcap; Charis Custom Gold Gotoh 510 Tuners; Clear Pick-guard; Comes in a standard Guardian Case.

Standard Scale Length 25.6” (14 frets to body); Nut Width 1 3/4 inch; Saddle Spacing 2 1/4 inch.

Standard Body - 4.375 at end block & 3.875 at the heel

SPECIAL NOTE: Check out the history of the Mahogany wood used on this guitar, by clicking here.

 
 

 

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Figured Maple/Carpathian Spruce Mid-Depth SJ
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SPECS: Figured Maple Back/Sides; Carpathian Spruce Top; Walnut Binding; Walnut/Abalone Rosette; Walnut Arm Bevel & SoundPort; Maple Charis "C" Logo; A-L-1 Fingerboard Marker on 12th Fret (MOP & Agoya Shell); Mahogany/Maple/Walnut/Maple/Mahogany 5-pc Neck; Figured Maple/Ebony Overlay Head-stock Back; Charis Custom Gold Gotoh 510 Tuners with Maple/Ebony Buttons; Custom Maple Dots in the Bridge Pins; Figured Maple w/Ebony Binding Heel Cap; Clear Pickguard; Comes in a Main Stage Custom Fiberglass Flight Case.

Standard Scale Length 25.6” (14 frets to body); Nut Width 1 3/4 inch; Saddle Spacing 2 1/4 inch.

Body Depth 3.875 at end block & 3.375 at the heel (1/2” less than our Standard SJ).

SOUND DESCRIPTION: Clean fundamental bell like tones. It is well balanced and versatile. -Bill

 
 
 

Brazilian/Cedar Mid-Depth, Short Scale SJ

This Brazilian guitar is reflective of a Thomas Kinkade painting. The Brazilian back has areas with highlights that appeared to glow!

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SPECS: Brazilian Back/Sides; Cedar Top; Flamed Koa Binding; Brazilian Rosette; Flamed Koa Arm Bevel & SoundPort; Flamed Koa Fingerboard Trim, Headstock Trim, & Charis "C" Logo; ; Cattleya Lily (Wood/Stone) Fingerboard Inlay; Koa/Ebony Head-stock Back; Charis Custom Gold Gotoh 510 Tuners with Koa/Brazilian Buttons; Custom Koa Dots in the Bridge Pins; Flamed Koa w/Ebony Binding Heel Cap; Clear Pick-guard; Comes in a Main Stage Custom Fiberglass Flight Case.

Short Scale Length 24.9” (13 frets to body); Nut Width 1 3/4 inch; Saddle Spacing 2 1/4 inch.

Body Depth 3.875 at end block & 3.375 at the heel
(1/2” less than our Standard SJ)

SPECIAL NOTE: We researched the flowers that are native to where you will find Brazilian trees growing in South America, we chose the Cattleya Lily. Our daughter, Rebecca, came up with her own take on this Lily which is comprised of wood and stone.. It just encompasses the look and feel we were intending.

SOUND DESCRIPTION: It has the characteristic warmth/reverb that is revered in Brazilian Rosewood, combined with the overtones of the Cedar. The shallower depth should keep it from getting overly warm and complex over time. It has good tonal separation, and wonderful sustain.

 
 
 

EIR/Western Red Cedar SJ
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SPECS: EIR Back/Sides; Western Red Cedar Top; Curly Koa Binding; EIR Top Trim; Koa/Abalone Rosette; Koa Arm Bevel & SoundPort; Koa Fingerboard Trim, Headstock Trim, Back Stripe & Charis "C" Logo; Charis Doves In Flight/MOP Fingerboard Markers; EIR/Ebony Head-Stock Back; Charis Custom Gold Gotoh 510 Tuners with Koa/Granadillo Buttons; Ebony bridge w/custom Koa Dot Bridge Pins; EIR w/Ebony Binding Heel Cap; Comes in a Guardian Hard Shell Case. (Optional upgrade to a custom fit Main Stage Fiberglass Flight Case is available with up-charge.)

Standard Scale Length: 25.6” (14 frets to body); Nut Width 1 3/4 inch; Saddle Spacing 2 1/4 inch.

Standard Body Depth: 4.375 at end block & 3.875 at the heel

SOUND DESCRIPTION: This guitar has lots of overtones, very warm and harmonically rich.

 
 
 

Flamed Chocolate Heart Mango/Lutz Spruce
Mid-Depth, Short Scale SJ
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SPECS: Flamed Chocolate Heart Mango Back/Sides; Lutz Spruce Top; Brazilian Ebony Binding; Chocolate Heart Mango Top Trim; Chocolate Heart Mango Rosette; Brazilian Ebony Arm Bevel & SoundPort; Chocolate Heart Mango Charis "C" Logo; Custom Mango Tree Branch w/Leaves Fingerboard Inlay; Sapele/Maple/Brazilian Cherry/Maple/Sapele 5-pc Neck; Chocolate Heart Mango/Ebony Head-stock Back; Charis Custom Gold Gotoh 510 Tuners with Walnut/Koa Buttons; Custom Mango Dots in the Bridge Pins; Chocolate Heart Mango w/Ebony Binding Heel Cap; Clear Pickguard; Comes in a Main Stage Custom Fiberglass Flight Case.

Short Scale Length 24.9” (13 frets to body); Nut Width 1 3/4 inch; Saddle Spacing 2 1/4 inch.

Body Depth 3.875 at end block & 3.375 at the heel (1/2” less than our Standard SJ).

SPECIAL NOTE: Our daughter, Rebecca, designed and inlaid the Mango branch & leaves which are made out of Mango, Sapele, and Walnut.

SOUND DESCRIPTION: It is rare to have woods that are both beautiful to look at and wonderful to hear.  We knew it was going to be gorgeous, but the tone exceeded our expectations, with wonderful mids, sparkling highs, and clean lows.  The short scale neck and mid-depth body make this instrument a dream to play.

 
 
 

Flamed Maple/Sitka Spruce Standard SJ
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SPECS: Walnut Binding; Mango Top Trim; Walnut/Abalone Rosette; Walnut Arm Bevel & SoundPort; Walnut Fingerboard Trim, Headstock Trim, & Charis "C" Logo; Walnut Back Stripe; Sapele/Maple/Walnut/Maple/Sapele 5-pc Neck; Charis Butterfly Fingerboard Inlay (Yellow-Heart/Mango/Bloodwood/Koa); Flamed Maple/Ebony Head-stock Back; Charis Custom Gold Gotoh 510 Tuners with Walnut/Koa Buttons; Custom Walnut Dots in the Bridge Pins; Flamed Maple w/Ebony Binding Heel Cap; Comes in a Main Stage Custom Fiberglass Flight Case.

Standard Scale Length 25.6” (14 frets to body); Nut Width 1 3/4 inch; Saddle Spacing 2 1/4 inch.

SOUND DESCRIPTION: This guitar is more fundamental, with bell like mids, woody and clean with good note seperation.

 
 
 

Sapele/EuroSwiss Spruce Standard Depth SJ
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SPECS: Figured Sapele Back/Sides; Euro-Swiss Spruce Top; Cocobolo Binding; Cocobolo/Abalone Rosette; Cocobolo Arm Bevel & SoundPort; Figured Sapele Fingerboard Trim, Headstock Trim, & Charis "C" Logo; Silhouette Doves in MOP Fingerboard Markers; Figured Sapele/Ebony Head-stock Back; Charis Custom Gold Gotoh 510 Tuners with Cocobolo/Ebony Buttons; Custom Cocobolo Dots in the Bridge Pins; Figured Sapele w/Ebony Binding Heel Cap; Comes in a Main Stage Custom Fiberglass Flight Case.

Standard Scale Length ”25.6" (14 frets to body); Nut Width 1 3/4"; Saddle Spacing 2 1/4".

SPECIAL NOTE: Bill discovered this wood as he looked through a rough timber pile in the heart of Michigan. After taking it back to the shop to plane it down, he found the diamond in the rough he thought he could see in its rough state, shine brighter than imagined!

SOUND DESCRIPTION: This guitar has powerful lows and mids. It is very clear with clean trebles, and lots of headroom!