25.25"/64cm or 24"/61cm scale length
16 fret neck
body : 16.7"L / 15.4"W / 4.1"D
36 mm neck width at nut
string gauges: .012p, .018pb, .030, .045
tunings : GDAD, ADAD, GDAE

Over 25 years of building and studying the early master luthiers and progenators of the Irish bouzouki has influenced my flat-top designs. Slightly larger than the average, but with incisive bass response and projection.
 Available as a 14 3/4" width or 15.5" body.
 Common scale lengths are 24 or 25 1/4".
 Custom scale lengths available on request.
I use a .018 wound on the A course (considering GDAD tuning). This proivides a lovely warm twang and well tensioned result.

Pictured is the larger body. Check out my facebook or instagram links for more pics of the smaller versions.
 Click on the 'hear it now' tab to see how different woods affect tone.
  The top is reinforced with a custom x-brace configuration. Attention is paid to a fine hand-thicknessed soundboard and clean interior workmanship. The back is enforce-domed in a 10' radius, which helps with projection.
  I can make reccomendations to outfit your bouzouki with the proper pick-up and pre-amp systems.

 EVERY NYBERG Bouzouki incorporates solid body plates, a mahogany neck, ebony fingerboard and bridge, adjustable truss rod (through soundhole),gotoh 510 tuning heads, ebony strap buttons, bone nut and saddle, custom cast and hinged bronze tailpiece, and includes a hardshell archtop case. Lifetime warranty.

Check the Design Ethics Page for details on construction, design, and options such as pick-ups.


Starting at $3100 US ($3900 CAD), honduran mahogany, walnut or sapele body, choice of top, and binding. Hardshell case included.

Top Options Body Options Binding Options
cedar mahogany rosewood
engelmann spruce flamed koa ebony
sitka spruce indian rosewood flamed maple
port orford cedar paduak flamed myrtle
alaska yellow cedar flamed maple  
red spruce sapele  

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