26.4"/67cm or 25.5"/65cm scale length
14 fret neck
body : 19.7"L / 16.4"W / 4.2 "D
45 mm neck width at nut

 

This guitar is designed for open-tunings. The extra 1" in scale length creates improved tension on the slackened strings for a crisp and clear tone. With either the extended or regular 25.5" scale the upper-placed soundholes free up more vibrational, character-building area on the top surrounding the bridge. The soundboard is braced tracitionally but with a 'double-X' bracing. The asymettrical bridge shape accentuates a rich bass tone and unmuddied highs with excellent sepation. This combined with the bridge shape brings out a clear and crisp bottom end, even with the low E course tuned down to a C. This steel-string guitar has the tonal balance of a classical guitar with the power of a flat-top.

I am offering this model in tonewoods which I think are exceptional for this concept. Please enquire if you have any particular woods in mind.

The extended scale length idea can be adapted to any of my steel-string creations for guitars used for open tunings.

Every Nyberg Guitar incorporates solid body plates, a mahogany neck, ebony fingerboard and bridge, adjustable truss rod (through soundhole), chrome precision tuning heads, chrome strap buttons, bone nut and saddle and includes a hardshell archtop case. Lifetime warranty.

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Starting at $3750 US ($4500 CAD), honduran mahogany body, choice of top, and rosewood binding. Hardshell case included.

Top Options Body Options Binding Options
cedar honduran mahogany rosewood
englelmann spruce paduak brazilian rosewood
sitka spruce indian rosewood ebony
port orford cedar flamed koa  
alaska yellow cedar    

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DG-07 paduak/englemann – open G tuning

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DG-07 paduak/englemann – open C tuning

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