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Please contact Wilson Burnham to purchase this guitar from him directly.


trespasserswilson [at]


The guitar is based upon an 1830’s guitar made by René Lacôte.



The back and sides are CALIFORNIA LAUREL

The neck is BLACK WALNUT

The headstock is SPANISH CEDAR

The headstock veneer is CALIFORNIA LAUREL

The fretboard is MACASSAR EBONY


The tuning machines were made by GOTOH

The bindings and end graft are MACASSAR EBONY

The purfling is MAPLE and DYED POPULAR


String length - 623mm, compensated (compensated means 1.5mm is added to string length at bridge to compensate for the stretching of the string when it is pushed down to be fretted.


Neck width at nut - 50mm Neck width at 12th fret - 60mm Neck depth at 1st fret - 22mm Neck depth at 9th fret - 24mm String spacing at bridge - 11.7mm Saddle height between bridge and strings - 2.2mm String height at 12th fret - 1st, 2.89mm 6th, 3.87mm String pins - EAST INDIAN ROSEWOOD W/ MOTHER OF PEARL DOTS End pin - EAST INDIAN ROSEWOOD W/ MOTHER OF PEARL DOT The frets are standard width classical guitar frets. Body length - 440mm Upper bout width - 230mm Waist width - 160mm Lower bout width - 287mm Body depth at heel - 80mm Body depth at waist - 83mm Body depth at end block - 85mm Sound hole width - 85mm

1830s René Lacôte

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