Extras

   

Pickups

 

I have tried many, many pickups over the years. I can take reccomendations from my patrons if they have something particular in mind. The brand of under-saddle varieites I have found that sounds the best is the LRBaggs Element system. This comes with a soundhole-mounted volume control.They also make stereo pickup systems working in conjunction with a small interior mic. The K+K contact-style passive systems work well too if you have external preamplification.

PICKUP PRICES IN USD$

LRBAGGS ACTIVE $200 installed
K+K Twin spot $125
K+K Pure mini (3 sensors) $150

 

Inlay

I do custom inlay on most of the commissions. Generally, a customer supplies me with an image that I render to a 2D drawing. From there the necessary pieces are cut from mother-of-pearl or abalone and inlaid and engraved. I can give a quote for any idea you have. I can also work from basic concepts to create an image, such as from celtic knotwork and traditional Norse artwork.

Other

From time to time I get asked to add on different materials or hardware. I can substitute changes in scale length, nut width, body depth, bindings, etc...for free, but beyond that there is usually a charge. Many of my designs have evolved from original customer custom commissions. So don't be afraid to enquire about getting something new built. Here is a short list of a few things I get asked for:

SOUNDPORT $50 USD
GOLD GOTOH 510 TUNERS ADD $75
WAVERLEY TUNERS $ VARIES
RUBNER 10-STRING STRIP TUNERS ADD $130
EXTRA SADDLE/NUT $40

Feel free of course to call or email anytime about how to make your instrument special.

– Lawrence

 

 

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