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John Buscarino Tree Of Life

John Buscarino Tree Of Life

Price: $59,500

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Custom case included

The first thing that will draw you to this fantastic archtop guitar is its inspired beauty and artistry. Luthier John Buscarino and inlay artist Larry Robinson tap into their remarkable skills to create this one-of-a-kind Tree of Life guitar. This instrument is a dedication to excellence. It's a true masterpiece, from the otherworldly wood selection to the wood carving to the immaculate and inspired inlay. The level of craftsmanship on this beauty is remarkable, but beyond that, it is simply a great guitar to play.

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JOHN BUSCARINO'S POV:
I really love the way this guitar sounds. The back vibrates against your gut when you play it, and I always think of the tree talking to me. I also love the fact that it was a collaboration of passionate artists – The Tree of Life Concept Guitar by Scott Lane, built by luthier John Buscarino with custom inlay handcrafted by Larry Robinson. I really feel the tree on the back takes it to a new level without being pretentious. It just worked out that the quilt melts seamlessly with the shape of the tree. It's art you can play.

CRAIG'S POV

The first thing that will draw you to this fantastic archtop guitar is its inspired beauty and artistry. Luthier John Buscarino and inlay artist Larry Robinson tap into their remarkable skills to create this one-of-a-kind Tree of Life guitar. This instrument is a dedication to excellence. It's a true masterpiece, from the otherworldly wood selection to the wood carving to the immaculate and inspired inlay - yes, that's 18K gold inlay on the headstock and fingerboard. The level of craftsmanship on this beauty is remarkable, but beyond that, it is simply a great guitar to play.

John adds his magic formula to build a guitar that invites the player in; one that beckons to be played - acoustically or plugged in. The immaculately carved neck is perfectly profiled, just the way I like it. The tone is sweet, rich and warm, and wonderfully resonant. The hand-carved oak leaf side port enhances the acoustic experience. John Buscarino is one of our finest luthiers, and this Tree of Life guitar is a culmination of his skills as a builder of fine guitars.

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Topcarved master grade Carpathian spruce with bear claw figure
Back and sidesmaster grade highly figured big leaf quilted maple
Body width17"
Body depth3 ΒΌ"
Side porthand carved oak leaf
Back carvingTree Of Life relief
Neck3 piece flat sawn flame maple with bird's eye maple center and curly koa pinstripes
Neck width1 23/32"
Scale25"
Frets22 stainless steel
Nutscalloped bone
Tailpiece, fingerboard, pickguard, bridgeebony
Headstock veneerebony front, myrtle burl rear
Inlay workcustom by Larry Robinson
Finishnitrocellulose lacquer in Antique Vintage Natural
Bindinghighly figured curly koa on body, fingerboard, pickguard, F-holes and headstock
ElectronicsBuscarino signature floating humbucker
TunersGotoh 21:1 with snakewood buttons
Casecustom Calton
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