A tour-de-force from Robert Anderson of Victoria, B.C. and Eric Schoenberg, this European spruce/Brazilian rosewood 12-fret 000 stands out on the surface as a stunning looking instrument, but deeper than that it has the sound and feel of a world-class concert guitar with unique and fulfilling characteristics, lifting it heads above what's available today.
The soft gold tones of its french polish finish matching the light koa binding, the striking looks of its rorshach grain quartersawn stumpwood Brazilian back, the subtle thinner-than-usual purfling of deeply colored heart abalone around the body and rosette, all this on what is actually a simply adorned, non-flashy instrument.
Tonally, you have a rich yet clear sound, with a touch of dryness against the full body that comes from one of the great body shapes of all time, the Martin 12-fret 000. For the player, the neck has a thin, subtle V reminiscent of the best of the original OMs from 1930.