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WY1 Yairi Stage Series Folk-size, Natural Satin Finish.The WY1 features a solid Western Red cedar top, Rosewood back and sides, and a Mahogany neck with rosewood fretboard. This guitar is brand new, in factory fresh condition, and does not have any dings, dents, or play wear.Â It will ship with the original Alvarez hardshell case and in the factory packaging. DuBaldo Music Center case candy included!If you have any questions about this item you can contact us through email or by phone.Please message us for layaway options.Free shipping in the 48 states by UPS. Sorry, no international sales or shipping are available for this item.No trades, please.
Key FeaturesSeries: Alvarez-Yairi StageTop Wood: Solid AA Western Red CedarBack and Sides Wood: RosewoodShape: Folk/OM w/ CutawayNeck: One piece mahogany, 50/50 Semi gloss finish, Extended neck jointBracing System: FST2M â€“ Forward Shifted, Scalloped XBridge: Rosewood Direct CoupledInlays: Abalone and Mother of PearlPurfling: 1.5mm Paua AbaloneFingerboard: Rosewood with 12th Abalone Fret InlayHeadstock Plate: RosewoodNut and Saddle: Real BoneTuner: Gotoh GoldBinding: IvoroidBridge Pins: EbonyStrings: Dâ€™Addario EXP16Accessory: Deluxe wood casePickup / EQ: LR Baggs StagePro EQ and Element Pick UpDimensionsOverall Length (mm): 1010Body Width (mm): 386Body Depth at Heel (mm): 100Body Depth at Base (mm): 117Scale (mm): 635Scale (inches): 25â€³Number of frets: 20Nut Width (mm): 44Nut Width (inches): 1 23/32â€³
The Yairi factory is in the small town of Kani, in the hills north of Nagoya, Japan. Here they have been making guitars for 80 years. The late Kazuo Yairi was one of the finest and most successful luthiers of our time and helped design and make Alvarez-Yairi guitars for nearly 50 years.The pride within the factory is immediately evident. Floors are made of mahogany, some walls are rosewood tongue and groove, and furniture is hand carved by the luthiers. The amount of naturally seasoned tone wood is legendary and the production line marries time honored handmade craftsmanship with modern day design and processes.Every neck is spoke shaved by hand, braces are carved and tops are tuned to perfection. Hide glues are used throughout, and attention to detail and quality of the build is incredible. Alvarez Yairi guitars are beautifully presented, wonderful sounding, luthier-made instruments, which in our opinion are some of the finest guitars in todayâ€™s market.
The wonderful thing about making acoustic guitars is that they are incredibly sensitive and complex instruments. Decades, careers, lifetimes have been spent trying to perfect or find the sound in the luthierâ€™s head, but often it eludes us. Only time, experimentation and experience can help us get the results we are after.Alvarez-Yairi guitars have held a special place in playersâ€™ hearts for nearly fifty years. Some of the greatest songwriters and guitarists ever to grace the planet have played them.
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