Western Red Cedar/Brazilian Rosewood SJ Serial #004
Description: This guitar was built in the shop of Jim Olson. A mighty thanks goes to Jim for his generosity of materials, tools, shop space, and time in the construction of this instrument. It is based directly on the Olson SJ body style and bracing pattern. You can even see the "O" engraved tuners supplied by Jim in the photo gallery. This guitar was build pre-"H" headstock logo design, and so it carries a triad inlay in its place. A Western Red Cedar top with a three-ring Paua shell rosette. Brazilian Rosewood back and sides. Rosewood binding and end wedge with purflings accenting top, back, and sides. Signature Olson 5 piece Rosewood, Maple, and Mahogany laminate neck with traditional pyramid style volute. Bound Ebony headstock faceplate. Gold Gotoh 510 tuners with Ebony buttons. Bound Ebony fingerboard. Unbleached bone nut and saddle. Ebony bridge and pins with Mother-of-Pearl dots. Scale length: 25.34" Nut width: 1.75" Saddle spacing: 2 1/4"