Russian 7-string guitar. “Oldest”


Originally this guitar was designed as an experimental model.
But during construction, I used some design solutions that add good quality for guitar sound …



Back and Sides — Indonesian Macassar Ebony.
Soundboard — Curly Redwood.
Neck — Genuine Mahogany.
Headplate — Waterfall Bubinga.
Fingerboard — African Ebony.
Binding — Bloodwood
Kerfed linings — Reverse Mahogany.
Bridge — Indonesian Macassar Ebony.
Tuners — Grover, 18:1.
Strings — Elixir.

There was a video of this guitar, Vladimir Markushevich played “What are you poor branch”, of A. Sykhra …                                                                                                             (During transcoding video was a bit spoiled by the sound, but you can still hear)

Those interested can order the Russian seven-string guitar, a steel string or nylon. There is also a large selection of wood for the construction of Russian seven-string guitars, including the one that is presented and in the specifications for this guitar.


Parlor Guitar  (Russian 7th string, model “Oldest”)

This is a small guitar built on the basis of the model “Oldest”.
It can be called a Parlor guitar, Tertz guitar, 3/4, etc.
Despite its small size, the guitar has impressive sound qualities.
And her delicate, memorable timbre is actually fascinating with its magic ..
This instument does not want to let go you. Very responsive guitar.
Convenient, comfortable to play on it.
It was well tested in the standard “Russian” tuning, tertz, and
also with nylon strings and steel strings. Everywhere were pretty good performance.

Back & sides – European Curly maple.
Soundboard – Engelman Spruce.
Neck – South American Achihua.
Fingerboard – Af. Ebony
Shellac Finish.

For any questions, please contact me


Russian seven-string guitar (model “Oldest”)

This guitar was completed in February 2013.
The main goal is to get a guitar with a detailed loud sound throughout the range, with long sustain, with a beautiful tone …
So. This guitar has a very long sustain, detailed sound, quite loud, beautiful “delicious” timbre.  It’s just a curvy babe with amazing voice …. this is a unique instance of.
This guitar will be a faithful companion for your creative way.

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I give a lifetime warranty for this guitar, and for all other my instruments, as long as I live and work as a luthier ..
Worldwide shipping,  contact me for details.

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Spec –
B&S – Curly Myrtlewood
Soundboard – Curly Port Orford Cedar, Old Growth (very rare wood)
Neck – Wild African Olive (hardness close to ebony)
Headplate – Brazilian Rosewood
Fingerboard – Macassar Ebony
Tuning Machines – Grover
Finishes for:
Neck, Headplate – Tru Oil
Top, B&S – Shellac, Frenchpolish

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