2018 Rafael Fuentes, XXI Century Contemporary Model


Maker: Rafael Fuentes
Year:  2018
Number:  12
Model: XXI CENTURY
Label signed:  yes
Top: Western Red Cedar
Back and sides: Bublinga  (Guibourtia demeusei)
String Scale: 650mm
Width at nut in mm:  52.7 mm
Machine Tuners: Gotoh
Finish: French polished
Country of Manufacture: Spain
Location: Spain
Condition: NEW
CITES: This guitar contains Bubinga. The maker will provide the CITES permit required for import-export. .
NOTE: This guitar has been listed by the maker, and is in Spain. It is priced in US dollars, but does not include shipping costs.

2018 Rafael Fuentes, XXI Century Contemporary Model

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2018 Rafael Fuentes, XXI Century Contemporary Model

5,800.00

Maker: Rafael Fuentes
Year:  2018
Number:  12
Model: XXI CENTURY
Label signed:  yes
Top: Western Red Cedar
Back and sides: Bublinga  (Guibourtia demeusei)
String Scale: 650mm
Width at nut in mm:  52.7 mm
Machine Tuners: Gotoh
Finish: French polished
Country of Manufacture: Spain
Location: Spain
Condition: NEW
CITES: This guitar contains Bubinga. The maker will provide the CITES permit required for import-export. .
NOTE: This guitar has been listed by the maker, and is in Spain. It is priced in US dollars, but does not include shipping costs.

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afael Fuentes was born in Valladolid (Spain). He graduated as an electronic engineer from the Polytechnic University School of Valladolid and is an autodidact guitar player. Rafael studied classical and electric guitar construction with the renowned Chilean guitar-maker Marco Buitano, and received additional expert advice from José Luis Romanillos about traditional guitar-making in the style of Antonio de Torres, Santos Hernández and Manuel Ramírez. He now works in the construction and repair of both classical and flamenco guitars at his studio in Valladolid Spain. Rafael combines traditional methods with other more innovative ones. These include the analysis of the physical-mechanical parameters involved in sound, and experimentation with guitar models from various schools and traditions.

This guitar has been listed by the maker and is in new condition. The set up to classical standards at the 12th fret of 4.0 mm and 3.0 mm on the 6th and 1 strings respectively.

Note: This guitar is in Spain. It is priced in US dollars. The price does not include shipping costs. It contains Bublinga which requires a CITES permit for import-export, which the maker will provide.