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Sounds as warm and vivid as sunrise in Madrid.
Each Rodriguez Guitar is hand crafted and glued to create precise balances. From the invisible careful sanding, even inside the body, that ensures the finished instrument's purity of tone, to the beautifully unique rosette inlays around the soundhole and on the back of the neck, each guitar is a credit to its luthier and worthy of being handed down from one generation to another.
The tone, resonance, and beauty of fine guitars are all dependent upon the wood from which they are made. The wood used in the construction of Rodriguez guitars is carefully chosen and aged to guarantee the highest quality. No wood is purchased before the tree has been cut down, and at least two years must elapse before the tree is turned into lumber. The wood has to be well cut from the log. The grain must be close and absolutely vertical. The shop is totally free from humidity.
Each Rodriguez guitar features a multicolored wood rosette, as exquisite as the sounds that issue from it. Their intricacy and beauty signify the attention to detail that characterizes every Rodriguez guitar.
For the top, Rodriguez has experimented with other spruce woods from various parts of the world including North America, Canada, Alaska, Russia and Sweden, but the spruce from Central Europe is unique. Red western cedar is obtained from Canada and the Northwest U.S. There are many different qualities and colors. As with spruce, stiffness, grain and weight are important.
For the neck, Rodriguez uses cedar from Honduras as preferred over heavy mahogany. There are many kinds of cedar, as the name is used on so many continents. The Honduran cedar used is very hard and stiff, but at the same time, light. Necks are reinforced with two ebony strips on the underside of the fingerboard to give total rigidity and to eliminate movement cased as a result of the aging of the instrument.
- Top: Solid Canadian Cedar
- Back and Sides: Solid Indian Rosewood
- Fingerboard: Ebony
- Bridge: Indian Rosewood
- Neck: Honduran Cedar with Ebony
- Tuner: Handmade Gold-plated
- Headstock: Indian Rosewood
- Nut & Saddle: Bone
- Body Binding: Two, Indian Rosewood
- Includes hardshell case
FC Cedar Classical Guitar Specifications:
- Fingerboard Width at Nut: 2" (54mm)
- Body Depth: 3.71" - 3.94" (95mm - 100mm)
- Body Width: 11.42" - 14.53" (290mm - 369mm)
- Scale Length: 25.6" (650mm)
- Rosette: Multicolored woods
- Body Binding: Wood
- Frets: 19, Silver-plated
- Free Standard Ground shipping (48 contiguous states, some overweight and Used/Vintage items excluded).
- Orders placed before 3 p.m. ET usually ship the same business day.
Every guitar or bass you purchase from Musician's Friend (electric or acoustic, New or Open Box) includes two years of protection from manufacturer defects.
Our Gear Advisers are available to guide you through your entire shopping experience. Call or Chat for expert advice and to hear the latest deals.