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New Guitar

My latest Guitar. Guitar #10. Tele-style with a 25″ scale length, 22 frets. All wood used in this guitar was either maple or walnut. The body is a maple core sandwiched between a walnut top and bottom. Hand finished. Neck shaped entirely by hand. It has a smooth, easy playing style and sounds great for blues and rock. Each pickup is individually switched on or off for four different configurations, including both pickups turned off to mute the guitar. String through and neck-through design for the ultimate sustain.


Latest build

J. Allen Woodworks is a maker of fine and interesting guitars. I focus on ergonomic guitars made primarily from locally sourced lumber. If you like what you see, contact me to arrange for your own custom guitar. Here is my latest creation:



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In action (excuse the shitty playing)


This guitar features a cherry body, curly maple top, and Macssar ebony fretboard. The scale length is 25.5″, but the bridge is offset, making a shorter neck, and placing the neck pickup at exactly the 19th fret, which gives it some really great harmonic undertones. I think it sounds amazing! If you like this guitar or one of my others, be sure to contact me to discuss a commission for the guitar of your dreams.