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Tom Blackshear Classical Guitar #223 Spruce EIRW


Cedar and East Indian Rosewood sweetheart for Tom’s Rodriguez builds

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Tom Blackshear Classical Guitar #223 Spruce EIRW Rodriguez

Classical Guitar and Features

ModelTom Blackshear Classical Guitar #223 – Rodriguez Model
Scale650 mm
Finish French Polish
Tuners Midline Gotoh machines – 35G1800 Series – Oval Ivories
CaseTypical Black Single Arch HSC

Tone Woods

TopEuropean Spruce
Sides/BackEast Indian Rosewood
Neck Spanish Mahogany
Bridge EIRW
Head Plate EIRW
Fingerboard Ebony
Binding Ebony and Maples


Nut Width 53.0mm
String Spacings 44mm-50mm-58mm (1st fret-12th fret-saddle)
Overall length 39 1/2″
Body length 19 1/2″
Upper bout width 11 1/4″
Lower bout width 14 1/4″
Waist width 9 3/8″
Body depths 3 3/4″ & 3 7/8″
Weight 3lbs. & 8oz.

Tom Blackshear Classical Guitar #223 Spruce EIRW Rodriguez


Just arrived.  I have to do a minor setup on the guitar (she’s too low) but there’s no mistaking a great guitar.  She has power and voice, no question.  Condition is definitely played.  All honest, nothing out of control.  Photos will show you most everything that’s easily visible.   I’ll write more after I set the guitar up and record.

I spent some good amount of time with the guitar, reshaping the saddle, nut, polishing frets, oiling and cleaning the neck/fretboard, strings, intonation and bam, the guitar came to life in a hurry.  Recording below.  I fell in love with the guitar.



Listening with high quality headphones or audio equipment is highly recommended

MP3 Audio – 170120-blackshear-223-1995 – clear voiced with good power, easily played by most anyone.  A Rodriguez model by Tom is always desirable and this is no exception.  Personally set up by myself, the guitar is a very good value.



Premium Single Arch Top or Double Arch 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 classical guitar carries NO Warranty as it is a pre-owned instrument.

Please read my Return Policy

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Additional information

Weight20 lbs
Dimensions45 × 18 × 8 in

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