2000 Mikhail Robert Cedar EIRW


Silky, sublime voice, she resonates and fills the room with music immediately. This is an amazing classical guitar by one of Canada’s greatest luthiers.


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2000 Mikhail Robert Cedar EIRW


Model 2000 Mikhail Robert Cedar EIRW
Condition Pre-Owned – Very Good Condition
Scale 648mm – 650 compensated
Finish French Polish finish
Tuners Gotoh Machines – Premium 35G510 P Series
Case Canadian Double Arch HSC black tolex

Tone Woods

Top Select Western Red Cedar
Sides/Back East Indian Rosewood (EIRW)
Neck Spanish Cedar with Graphite reinforcement
Bridge EIRW
Head Plate EIRW
Fingerboard Ebony


Nut Width 53mm – Compensated nut and saddle for improved intonation
String Spacings  44mm – 50mm- 58mm at 1st fret – 12th fret – saddle
Overall length  38 7/8″
Body length  19 1/2″
Upper bout width  11 1/4″
Waist width  9 1/2″
Lower bout width  14 3/8″
Body depths  3 3/4″ & 3 13/16″ upper bout to lower bout

2000 Mikhail Robert Cedar EIRW


At this point, all I know is that Mikhail, or Misha to his friends, is building very few guitars of late.  When he is building, he is truly crafting that which inspires him.  From the woods used, to the design, this guitar is deep from the soul of this great Canadian Luthier.

This guitar is superb, with a beautiful voice, musical immediately, expressive at the slightest touch, an impressive guitar.  Her trebles are lilting, while the mids are a growling beast, with a nice and pleasing bass response, all leading to a great musical experience.

Her condition is most definitely played.  A ding here and there, string rash, fingernail marks, etc.  Nothing structural, but not pristine!  Regardless, as I have said in the past, the mic has no eyes.  She is a beautiful playing and well setup guitar, with a fantastic voice.



Please note that photos can be enlarged.  Right click any photo in the larger window, select “Open Image in New TAB” (if you’re using Chrome.  Any other browser has similar options). Look at the other TAB and you will be able to enlarge via the magnifying glass.  Simply click the image and she will double in size for your convenience.

Listening with high quality headphones or audio equipment is highly recommended including EQ manipulation, if possible. We record everything flat with just a touch of Reverb to relieve dryness. My goal is to record the guitar as realistically as is possible. I speak in the recordings, my thoughts about the guitar (and possibly other things?).  My speaking also serves to give you my first impressions and to also give you a balance of the engineering (or lack thereof) versus the sound of the guitar. I simply do not have time to engineer much of anything. Thanks. Rich

MP3 Audio – 191009-2000 Mikhail Robert Cedar EIRW – what a great guitar, warm and nuanced, with power and projection.  Perfectly setup, able to be driven, just a lovely sounding and playing guitar.

My Solo Book of sheet music is available here if you’re interested.

Richard F. Sayage – Solo Guitar Works Volume 1





  • Premium HSC is included in your purchase price.
  • Insured FedEx Ground, USPS Ground or USPS Priority/Express Shipping is included to the 50 US
  • Anywhere else is subject to the most recent quote from USPS Please write to me for a detailed quote for International Shipping.
  • Packaging is professionally done within its hard-shell case.
  • It is always preferred that you come to the Studio to play it and pick it up. -Rich



Additional information

Weight 20 lbs
Dimensions 45 × 18 × 8 in