Technical description: Bookmatched soundboard of spruce. The grain is generally wide but gets closer towards the edges. Bridge of beech with ivory saddle. Length of main part of bridge 63mm and width 5mm, total length is 120mm. Oval shaped soundhole 67.5mm wide and 39.5mm deep. Purfling around the soundhole of an edging of rosewood and then alternate strips of maple and rosewood (four of each). The purfling around the edge of the soundboard is of an edging of alternate wide sections of maple and square of rosewood, with alternate strips of rosewood (3) and maple (2). There is a rosewood scratchplate below the soundhole. There is a metal plate at the bottom with four pins to hold the strings. 21 ribs of rosewood with maple spacers. The outside ribs are much wider than the others. Wide rosewood capping piece which extends (using another piece of rosewood on each side) around all of the instrument. Neck and head veneered in rosewood. Brass machine heads with ivory buttons. Bone nut with a piece of red cloth behind it to dampen string vibrations. Fingerboard of rosewood, glued on top of the soundboard. Neck 140mm long, 27.5mm wide at the nut and 36mm wide at the body join. Mother-of-pearl position markers at frets 3, 5, 7, 10 and 12. Total length of fingerboard 216mm in centre. 17 frets in total. Overall size: 602mm. Body length: 317mm. Body width, maximum: 200mm. Body depth: 139mm. String length: 334mm.