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Ashley Sanders Classical Guitar #57 2014 Spruce Burl Ash


Ashley Sanders Classical Guitar #57 – 2014 Spruce with Burl Ash – she has arrived and she is beautiful!

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Ashley Sanders Classical Guitar #57 2014 Spruce Burl Ash


ModelAshley Sanders Classical Guitar #57 – 2014
ConditionPre-Owned – Excellent Condition
Scale650 mm
TunersAlessi H8 Ebony – among the finest classical guitar machines in the world
CaseLiteflite Pro II HISCOX case – light tan color

Tone Woods

TopSelect Spruce that Ashley hand picks for its beauty and tap
Sides/BackBurl Ash – This wood is more beautiful than can be described
NeckMahogany  – low action and adjustable truss rod installed
BridgeEast Indian Rosewood
Head PlateEast Indian Rosewood
FingerboardIndian Ebony – 19 frets
BindingCurly Maple


Nut Width51mm
String Spacing44mm – 51mm – 59mm (1st fret -12th fret – Bridge)
Upper bout11″
Lower bout14 7/8″
Body depth4″ & 4 1/8″ upper and lower bout respectively
Overall length39 3/4″
Body length19 1/2″

Ashley Sanders Classical Guitar #57 2014 Spruce Burl Ash


The guitar came into the studio yesterday.  I gave her a day to acclimate.  Opened her up and a whoosh of air from myself as I looked down on the most beautiful guitar I have ever seen.  The Burl Ash is gorgeous.  Like a yellow orange maple but so so pretty.

Playing her, I was not surprised to find that her voice was as smooth and beautiful as her appearance.  Easy to play, smooth sounding, resonant deep basses with lilting highs.  Incredible guitar by one of the great builders down under.

from Ashley himself – “Body weight is down on all previous guitars, this is where I’m going and will try to keep the guitars as light as possible, given my construction methods”.

There is no sale price on this guitar.  Hiscox LiteFlite HSC, Alessi H8 machines, the Burl Ash, the superb Spruce top that Ashley hand selected, in all, an amazing guitar, worthy of the price and more.

I played the guitar again, today, and silky smooth, effortless power all come to mind.  Bach sounds glorious on the guitar.  She was setup to play low and easy, thus driving the guitar is not really in play, though I do have the original bone nut and saddle, which was set up for higher, more professional action.  She has a few very slight, very hard to see ticks and fingernail marks in and around the top.  Some of them inexplicable, but they are there.  Again, hard to see.  I had to tilt the guitar in the light in a particular way to find them, they are that miniscule, but regardless, they are there and I’m all about full disclosure, as you all know.  I have to repeat it though, the guitar is magnificent, to play, to own, to look at, to behold.   Her sound is more mellow now after 2 years, where she “oozes” music.  A rare guitar indeed.



Photographs and recordings will be updated asap.

Latest MP3 Audio – 170222-ashley-sanders-57 – what a pleasure to play this guitar.  She simply oozes sound and music.  Some off the cuff playing and some Bach from the 1st Violin Partita in B Minor.  Gorgeous.


MP3 Audio – 140322-sanders-2014-spruce-burlash – This is a great guitar.  Smooth, deep, singing, musical.  This is a sketch I’m refining in the last day, first piece I’ve written in a while, almost 6 years since my father passed away.  A simple piece, more moody, almost trance type music.  It felt good to play it and the guitars were responding.

E’ una notte tranquilla – translates to It’s a Quiet Night







Premium Hiscox LiteFlite 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.




This guitar carries a 1 Year warranty

Please read my Return Policy

Please inquire using email or phone (Contact Me)

Email me directly if you need more info: savageclassical at outlook dot com

Additional information

Weight22 lbs
Dimensions45 × 18 × 8 in

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