Benedetto 17 Archtop Guitar Plans

  • Guitar Features:

    Scale: 25.125" (638.17mm)
    Body Maximum Length = 20.90" (530.8mm)
    Lower Bout Width = 17.0" (432.3mm)
    Upper Bout Width = 12.76" (324.2mm)
    Waist Width = 10.52" (267.2mm)
    Body Thickness = 2.97" (75.5mm) (At Edge) Plus Carved Top
    Number of Frets = 21
    Nut Width = 1.75" (44.4mm)
    Fretboard Width at 21st Fret = 2.295" (58.3mm)
    Fretboard Maximum Thickness = 1/4" (6.35mm)
    Fretboard Radius = 12" (304.8mm)
    Neck Reinforcement = 14-1/2" Dual Action Adjustable Truss Rod with Hex Nut. Adjustable at Headpiece
    Neck Attachment: Standard Dovetail Joint - Glued
    Peghead Type: Standard Benedetto Type. 14.10 Degree Angle
    Tuning Machines: Classic Kluson Waffleback 3+3 - Perloid Keystone BTN
    Bridge: Classic Handmade Benedetto Style Adjustable Compensated Wood Bridge
    Tailpiece: Classic Handmade Benedetto Style Ebony Tailpiece With Adjustable Scannoi Tail Adjuster
    Plastic Binding Around Top Perimeter w/Plastic Purfling. Binding Around Fretboard w/Purfling. Binding Around Peghead w/Purfling - All Carefully Detailed
    Body: Bent Maple Sides 2.4mm Thick
    Carved Top: Sitka Spruce - Thickness Varies. Book-Matched Grain
    Neck: Single-Ply Maple.
    Headpiece w/ 1.0mm Veneer Trim
    Fretboard: Ebony or East Indian Rosewood w/ 12" Radius

    Optional Guitar Electronics:

    Number of Pickups: 1 Located At Fretboard
    Benedetto S-6 Suspended Jazz Humbucker Pickup Mounted On Underside of Finger Rest.
    Pickup Control: None
    Tone & Volume Controls: Schatten Thumbwheel Controls Tone & Volume Wheels Mount To Bottom of Finger Rest.
    Jack: 1/4" Mono Phone Plug Mounted at Center of Butt Strap Button


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