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Koa OM/CL A+  $95
(2) back plates 8" x 21"
(2) side plates 5" x 32-3/4"
Air dried since 2013, 15-1/4" OM pattern shown; rich color, bold stripes, and light flame.
set #161-2105
Koa OM/CL A+ $95
(2) back plates 8" x 21"
(2) side plates 5" x 32-3/4"
Air dried since 2013, 15-1/4" OM pattern shown; rich color, bold stripes, and light flame.
set #161-2105
closeup, wetted
set #161-2105
closeup, wetted
set #161-2105
Koa OM/CL A+  $95
(2) back plates 8-1/8" x 23-1/4"
(2) side plates 4-5/8" x 32-1/2"
Air dried since 2013, 15-1/4" OM pattern shown; beautiful rich color and light quilte/flame.
(2) consecutive sets available   -   set #161-2103
Koa OM/CL A+ $95
(2) back plates 8-1/8" x 23-1/4"
(2) side plates 4-5/8" x 32-1/2"
Air dried since 2013, 15-1/4" OM pattern shown; beautiful rich color and light quilte/flame.
(2) consecutive sets available - set #161-2103
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set #161-2103
closeup, wetted
set #161-2103
Koa OM/Dreadnought AA  $120
(2) back plates 9-1/4" x 23"
(2) side plates 5" x 36"
Air dried since 1996, 16" dred pattern shown, handsome straight grain, vertical grain koa with light curl.
set #191-1363
Koa OM/Dreadnought AA $120
(2) back plates 9-1/4" x 23"
(2) side plates 5" x 36"
Air dried since 1996, 16" dred pattern shown, handsome straight grain, vertical grain koa with light curl.
set #191-1363
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set # 191-1363
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set # 191-1363
Koa OM/CL AA  $120
(2) back plates 7-7/8" x 21"
(2) side plates 4-3/8" x 31"
Air dried since 2010, 15-1/4" OM pattern shown, bright color, light-med fiddleback curl. 
(2) consecutive sets available   -   set #198-2061
Koa OM/CL AA $120
(2) back plates 7-7/8" x 21"
(2) side plates 4-3/8" x 31"
Air dried since 2010, 15-1/4" OM pattern shown, bright color, light-med fiddleback curl.
(2) consecutive sets available - set #198-2061
closeup, wetted
set #198-2061
closeup, wetted
set #198-2061
Koa OM/Dreadnought AA  $135
(2) back plates 8-1/2" x 22"
(2) side plates 5" x 32-1/2"
Air dried since 2010, 16" dred pattern shown, Bright orange-brown old-growth, with light-med curl.
(2) consecutive sets available   -   set #193-1976
Koa OM/Dreadnought AA $135
(2) back plates 8-1/2" x 22"
(2) side plates 5" x 32-1/2"
Air dried since 2010, 16" dred pattern shown, Bright orange-brown old-growth, with light-med curl.
(2) consecutive sets available - set #193-1976
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set #193-1976
Small knot on each end of back plates, marked X; both are well outside the dreadnought pattern.
One set is sanded to .125"/back and .110"/sides; either set is $135, or both for $240.
closeup, wetted
set #193-1976
Small knot on each end of back plates, marked X; both are well outside the dreadnought pattern.
One set is sanded to .125"/back and .110"/sides; either set is $135, or both for $240.
Koa 0/Parlor AAA  $150
(2) back plates 8" x 25-1/2" (taper to 5-1/2")
(2) side plates 5" x 30"
Air dried since 2010, 13-1/2" 0 pattern shown, beautiful color spectrum with good flame-curl. 
set #193-1899
Koa 0/Parlor AAA $150
(2) back plates 8" x 25-1/2" (taper to 5-1/2")
(2) side plates 5" x 30"
Air dried since 2010, 13-1/2" 0 pattern shown, beautiful color spectrum with good flame-curl.
set #193-1899
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set #193-1899
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set #193-1899
Koa Parlor AAA $150
(2) back plates 6-3/8" x 20-1/2"
(2) side plates 5" x 30"
Air dried since 2015, shown with 12-1/4" parlor pattern, dark color, vertical and straight grain, handsome koa
set #170-1863
Koa Parlor AAA $150
(2) back plates 6-3/8" x 20-1/2"
(2) side plates 5" x 30"
Air dried since 2015, shown with 12-1/4" parlor pattern, dark color, vertical and straight grain, handsome koa
set #170-1863
closeup, wetted
set #170-1863
closeup, wetted
set #170-1863
Koa OM/Dreadnought AA+  $180
(2) back plates 9" x 22"
(2) side plates 5" x 33-1/2"
Air dried since 2010, 16" dred pattern shown, straight grain, dense, gorgeous rich dark color and striping.
set #196-1550
Koa OM/Dreadnought AA+ $180
(2) back plates 9" x 22"
(2) side plates 5" x 33-1/2"
Air dried since 2010, 16" dred pattern shown, straight grain, dense, gorgeous rich dark color and striping.
set #196-1550
closeup, wetted
set #196-1550

Note: tiny knot knot on sides, as seen circled in 1st photo. Light filling might be needed. Barely noticeable. Inquire for closeup.
closeup, wetted
set #196-1550

Note: tiny knot knot on sides, as seen circled in 1st photo. Light filling might be needed. Barely noticeable. Inquire for closeup.
Koa OM/Dreadnought AA+  $190
(2) back plates 9-1/2" x 27"
(2) side plates 5" x 35-3/8"
Air dried since 1996, 16" dred pattern shown, quilt figure, rich color w/bold stripes, beautiful medium grade koa.
set #191-1459
Koa OM/Dreadnought AA+ $190
(2) back plates 9-1/2" x 27"
(2) side plates 5" x 35-3/8"
Air dried since 1996, 16" dred pattern shown, quilt figure, rich color w/bold stripes, beautiful medium grade koa.
set #191-1459
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set #191-1459

Well-seasoned, old-growth koa, will make a handsome guitar.
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set #191-1459

Well-seasoned, old-growth koa, will make a handsome guitar.
Koa OM/Dreadnought AA+  $190
(2) back plates 8-1/2" x 21-1/2"
(2) side plates 5" x 32"
Air dried since 2016, 16" dred pattern shown, straight grain, vertical grain, tight curl.
set #178-1948
Koa OM/Dreadnought AA+ $190
(2) back plates 8-1/2" x 21-1/2"
(2) side plates 5" x 32"
Air dried since 2016, 16" dred pattern shown, straight grain, vertical grain, tight curl.
set #178-1948
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set #178-1948
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set #178-1948
Koa OM/CL AAA  $210
(2) back plates 8" x 24"
(2) side plates 5-1/4" x 33-3/4"
Air dried since 2010, 15-1/4" OM pattern shown, fiddleback-krinkle curl, rich color.
(2) consecutive sets available   -   set #193-1897
Koa OM/CL AAA $210
(2) back plates 8" x 24"
(2) side plates 5-1/4" x 33-3/4"
Air dried since 2010, 15-1/4" OM pattern shown, fiddleback-krinkle curl, rich color.
(2) consecutive sets available - set #193-1897
closeup, wetted
set #193-1897

Note: slight cupping (1/16 or less) on back plates. No problem, guaranteed.
closeup, wetted
set #193-1897

Note: slight cupping (1/16 or less) on back plates. No problem, guaranteed.
Koa OM/Dreadnought AAA  $235
(2) back plates 8-7/8" x 21-3/4"
(2) side plates 5-1/4" x 32-1/2"
Air dried since 2006, 16" dred pattern shown, medium curl, rich color, straight and vertical grain.
set #138-1414
Koa OM/Dreadnought AAA $235
(2) back plates 8-7/8" x 21-3/4"
(2) side plates 5-1/4" x 32-1/2"
Air dried since 2006, 16" dred pattern shown, medium curl, rich color, straight and vertical grain.
set #138-1414
closeup, wetted
set #138-1414

Tight knot on back near neck joint, circled in 1st photo. It's minor, symmetrical, with no filling required.
closeup, wetted
set #138-1414

Tight knot on back near neck joint, circled in 1st photo. It's minor, symmetrical, with no filling required.
Koa OM/Dreadnought AAA  $245
(2) back plates 8-5/8" x 23-1/2"
(2) side plates 5-1/4" x 32"
Air dried since 2010, 16" dred pattern shown, 
good curl, rich color.
set #193-1629
Koa OM/Dreadnought AAA $245
(2) back plates 8-5/8" x 23-1/2"
(2) side plates 5-1/4" x 32"
Air dried since 2010, 16" dred pattern shown,
good curl, rich color.
set #193-1629
closeup, wetted
set #193-1629
closeup, wetted
set #193-1629
Koa OM/CL AAA  $245
(2) back plates 8-3/8" x 22" (tapers to 8")
(2) side plates 4" x 35-3/8" 
Air dried since 2010, 15-1/4" OM pattern shown, good flame-curl; bright orange-brown colors.
(2) consecutive sets available   -   set #193-1951
Koa OM/CL AAA $245
(2) back plates 8-3/8" x 22" (tapers to 8")
(2) side plates 4" x 35-3/8"
Air dried since 2010, 15-1/4" OM pattern shown, good flame-curl; bright orange-brown colors.
(2) consecutive sets available - set #193-1951
closeup, wetted
set #196-1951
closeup, wetted
set #196-1951
Koa OM/Dreadnought AAA  $260
(2) back plates 8-1/2" x 22-1/4"
(2) side plates 5-3/4" x 33"
Air dried since 2016, 16" dred pattern shown, beautiful dark color with good flame throughout. 
set #175-1940
Koa OM/Dreadnought AAA $260
(2) back plates 8-1/2" x 22-1/4"
(2) side plates 5-3/4" x 33"
Air dried since 2016, 16" dred pattern shown, beautiful dark color with good flame throughout.
set #175-1940
closeup, wetted
set #175-1940

Tiny (1/8"), tight symmetrical knot on back plates. (Seen above, just in and below waist.) No attention required during finishing.
closeup, wetted
set #175-1940

Tiny (1/8"), tight symmetrical knot on back plates. (Seen above, just in and below waist.) No attention required during finishing.
Koa OM/Dreadnought AAA  $260
(2) back plates 9-1/4" x 22" (tapers to 8-3/4")
(2) side plates 5-3/4" x 35-1/4" (tapers to 4-3/4")
Air dried since 2006, 16" dred pattern shown, rich dark color with pomelle flame figure. 
set #138-1517
Koa OM/Dreadnought AAA $260
(2) back plates 9-1/4" x 22" (tapers to 8-3/4")
(2) side plates 5-3/4" x 35-1/4" (tapers to 4-3/4")
Air dried since 2006, 16" dred pattern shown, rich dark color with pomelle flame figure.
set #138-1517
closeup, wetted
set #138-1517
closeup, wetted
set #138-1517
Koa OM/CL AAA  $270
(2) back plates 8-1/4" x 22-1/2" 
(2) side plates 5" x 32" (tapers to 4") 
Air dried since 2010, 15-1/4" OM pattern shown, good flame-curl; rich orange-brown colors.
(3) consecutive sets available   -   set #193-1954
Koa OM/CL AAA $270
(2) back plates 8-1/4" x 22-1/2"
(2) side plates 5" x 32" (tapers to 4")
Air dried since 2010, 15-1/4" OM pattern shown, good flame-curl; rich orange-brown colors.
(3) consecutive sets available - set #193-1954
closeup, wetted
set #193-1954
closeup, wetted
set #193-1954
Koa OM/Dreadnought AAA  $300
(2) back plates 9" x 24"
(2) side plates 5-3/4" x 33-1/2"
Air dried since 2015, 16" dred pattern shown, vibrant curl with striping, straight and vertical grain.
(2) consecutive sets available   -   set #170-1416
Koa OM/Dreadnought AAA $300
(2) back plates 9" x 24"
(2) side plates 5-3/4" x 33-1/2"
Air dried since 2015, 16" dred pattern shown, vibrant curl with striping, straight and vertical grain.
(2) consecutive sets available - set #170-1416
closeup, wetted
set #170-1416
closeup, wetted
set #170-1416
Koa CL/Parlor AAA+  $300
(2) back plates 8" x 24"
(2) side plates 5" x 31" (tapers to 4-1/2")
Air dried since 2017, 14-5/8" CL pattern shown, straight & vertical grain, full curl. Handsome koa.
set #200-2005
Koa CL/Parlor AAA+ $300
(2) back plates 8" x 24"
(2) side plates 5" x 31" (tapers to 4-1/2")
Air dried since 2017, 14-5/8" CL pattern shown, straight & vertical grain, full curl. Handsome koa.
set #200-2005
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set #200-2005
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set #200-2005
Koa OM/Dreadnought AAA  $300
(4) top-back plates 8-1/2" x 21"
(2) side plates 5" x 32-3/4"
16" dred pattern shown, air-dried since 2013, rich red-brown, tight curl. Gorgeous koa.
set #161-2102
Koa OM/Dreadnought AAA $300
(4) top-back plates 8-1/2" x 21"
(2) side plates 5" x 32-3/4"
16" dred pattern shown, air-dried since 2013, rich red-brown, tight curl. Gorgeous koa.
set #161-2102
closeup, wetted
set #161-2102

Teeny, symmetrical tight knot at upper bout, circled in photo at left. No filling or attention required.
closeup, wetted
set #161-2102

Teeny, symmetrical tight knot at upper bout, circled in photo at left. No filling or attention required.
Koa OM/Dreadnought AAA+  $375
(2) back plates 8-3/4" x 24" (tapers to 8-1/4")
(2) side plates 5-1/2" x 34"
Air dried since 2017, 16" dred pattern shown, straight & vertical grain, full curl. Will make handsome guitar.
set #200-2004
Koa OM/Dreadnought AAA+ $375
(2) back plates 8-3/4" x 24" (tapers to 8-1/4")
(2) side plates 5-1/2" x 34"
Air dried since 2017, 16" dred pattern shown, straight & vertical grain, full curl. Will make handsome guitar.
set #200-2004
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set #200-2004
closeup, wetted
set #200-2004
4A & 5A koa sets
This set sold. Very limited supply; please inquire.
set #118-773
4A & 5A koa sets
This set sold. Very limited supply; please inquire.
set #118-773
4A-5A koa sides
set #118-773
4A-5A koa sides
set #118-773

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