Handmade Classical Guitars
The Candyman and Santa Fe Classical Guitar Gallery are pleased to offer handmade concert quality classical guitars from builders both domestic and from Central America.
These instruments represent a variety of instruments very competitively priced to meet the needs of the serious player. These instruments are of high quality made in traditional designs and are made with all solid woods and a variety of top woods and rosewoods. They look and sound beautiful and are usually priced at about 50% of the cost of other handmade instruments.
Delmundo Label New Cut Away Spruce Top
Highly figured back and sides. Plays easily and is a well defined warm sound, leaning towards the bright side. Palo Escrito Central American rosewood is similar in its sound characteristics as Brazilian rosewood, and is extremely beautiful.
This instrument is well balanced.
Delmundo Label New Cut Away Engelman Spruce Top
Well balanced, palo scrito back, and sides. Engelman spruce top. Sounds on the brighter side of warm. Highly figured back and sides. Plays easily and in tune in the higher registers.
Zia Jazz Model Celeste RF4
Zia guitars are made by our only domestic builder who lives in North Carolina. This guitar is quite dark sounding and has a beautiful cutaway. The instrument also has a listening port on the upper bout treble side, and is wonderful to play. It is well balanced and very rich in tone. It is made from Madagascar rosewood, and has a Spanish
red pine top, also referred to as cedar.
This is an extremely special instrument that was custom made for a jazz player who likes nylon strings.
Delmundo Label Classical
Palo Escrito back and sides with a beautiful rosewood finger board. This instrument was damaged in shipping, and has a crack on the bass side of the upper bout. It is a great sounding guitar, and the crack has been repaired and stabilized. We can offer this instrument at a significant discount. It is easy to play and very well voiced.
Delmundo Classical Spruce Top
Palo Escrito back and sides, very nice tight grained engelman spruce top with good cross chacking. These are our most popular classical guitars and, for the price, are really unbeatable.This instrument is
strong, well voiced and balanced.
Gregorio Cano Alejo Concert Classical
This spruce top Madagascar rosewood instrument is one of the most beautiful looking guitars we have stocked. It is unusually well voiced and well balanced. It is a bright sounding guitar, with greatintonation and has a more narrow nut width measuring 2 inches which makes this instrument a very good choice for players with smaller hands.
Ignacio Barajas Caro New Concert Classical
Madagascar back and sides, engelman spruce top with bear claw ebony finger board. This instrument is beautifully voiced and is strong in volume. It is a perfect choice for the serious player, and is beautifully bound.