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Creek CSJ 1959, Time Machine Series

Creek CSJ 1959, Time Machine Series

Price: $4,250

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hardshell case included

Inspired by the legendary classic fretted instruments of the '40s and '50s, Creek has created some of the finest vintage style guitars available – without the stratospheric prices. They are light in weight, beautifully finished, and artfully aged by Japan's finest luthiers. The sound is pure and authentic. So much care, attention, and passion have gone into building Creek's lineup of guitars, and it shows in the final result.

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The designers and technicians at Creek Guitars studied the build of a 1959 classic SJ in great detail to create the CSJ 1959. The carefully chosen Sitka spruce tops and braces are torrefied to Creek specifications to reproduce that aged vintage sound and feel. The period-correct bracing brings out the rich lows and powerful volume, just as you expect with a vintage slope shoulder jumbo. That vintage resonance, the crystalline trebles, and rich bass come alive under Creek's watchful eye.

Body
The torrified Sitka spruce top was chosen to help deliver that vintage tone and feel. The sides and back are crafted with mahogany and the Jacaranda rectangle bridge, long saddle, large celluloid pickguard, and single ring rosette are familiar to anyone who appreciates fine vintage instruments. The vintage sunburst finish is meticulously applied and aged by Creek's skilled artisans to recreate a fine vintage guitar look, feel, and sound.

Neck
The one-piece mahogany neck with beautiful dark color jacaranda fingerboard is brought to life with era-appropriate parallelogram inlays and binding. Pre-war Kluson style aged single tuners enhance that golden age esthetic.

Finish
All Creek guitars are aged one at a time by skilled artisans who have a deep knowledge of vintage guitars. Their meticulous attention to detail enhances every aspect of the final product. The realistic checking and vintage-like wear add to the guitar's visual appeal. At Creek Guitars, the deep dive is favored in the aging process. Creek guitars are aged not only for looks but, more importantly, for sound. The layers of the finish paint are monitored to achieve the proper stiffness that, in the end, will produce an honest vintage tone.

CRAIG'S POV

I have said many times before that we live in a golden age of lutherie. For proof, look no further than these splendid new Creek acoustic guitars from Japan. When I first played these guitars, I wasn't prepared for how wonderful they were. And I'm not the only one; every pro that has had an opportunity to play one in the shop has been equally impressed. Even luthiers who have seen them have been impressed. Inspired by the legendary classic fretted instruments of the '40s and '50s, Creek has created some of the finest vintage style guitars I've ever played – without the stratospheric prices. They are light in weight, beautifully finished, and artfully aged by Japan's finest luthiers. The sound is pure and authentic. So much care, attention, and passion have gone into building Creek's lineup of guitars, and it shows in the final result. They're essentially Brand New Vintage Guitars that will inspire the music within you.

If you'd like to find out more about this item, just call or e-mail me. It would be my pleasure to talk to you about it.

ABOUT CREEK GUITARS
Creek is a company based in Japan with an emphasis on deep artisanal quality and design. Creek builds the Creek Time Machine Series instruments for those in love with vintage guitars. The Creek designers carefully examine and analyze precise data of classic vintage models. Then they draw accurate blueprints and select only the finest materials. The intent is not to try to create a modern copy. Instead, the goal is to build a guitar with the look, feel, and sound of a true vintage classic with modern playability, and make it accessible to as many players as possible. Creek Guitars are light in weight, have accurate neck carves and the resonance and sonority of authentic vintage guitars.

Topsolid torrefied Sitka spruce
Top & back bracingtorrefied Sitka spruce
Sidessolid mahogany
Backsolid mahogany
Neckmahogany
Scale24 3/4”
Fingerboardjacaranda
Bridgejacaranda
Machine headsKluson 3 per plate single line, aged
Fingerboard inlayparallelograms
Rosettewhite & black single ring
Bindingwhite & black
Pickguardlarge tortoise
Nut width42.5mm
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