Ordering A Griffin Guitar

Griffin guitars are custom made. A place in the next available batch of 6-8 guitars can be secured by a deposit of 50% of the agreed price, or 1/3 of the price of any instrument priced $3000 and up.

To determine the cost of your Griffin guitar, choose one of the four basic models, one of the two standard wood options, and options and appointments from the table below. For more information about the basic models and wood options, see the Guitars page. For additional wood options or other customizations, contact Kim Griffin directly.

Griffin instruments are lifetime warranted, by Kim Griffin to the original owner, to be free of structural defects caused by materials or workmanship.

Basic Model Prices With Standard Wood Options
Model

Wood Option #1

Mahogany or Walnut/Sitka

Wood Option #2

Rosewood or Koa/Sitka or Cedar

A: Parlor 1700 1900
B: Grand Concert 1800 2200
C: Classical 2500 3000
D: Dreadnaught 1900 2400

Basic Models include black binding, rosewood bridge and fret board, Sitka spruce or cedar tops, quality closed gear tuners, a hardshell case, and a simple rosette.

Options
Left handed No charge
Brazilian Rosewood (old growth) Call for price
Adirondach Red Spruce 100-300
European (Austrian) Spruce 150
Cutaway 300
Curly Koa or Paddock 225
Binding: Wood (Maple) or Ivoroid 175
Bound fretboard 100
Bound headstock 50
Formal (classical) purfling 500
Herringbone purfling (3 styles) 200
Headstock purfling (incl. bound board) 200
Rosette 125
Headstock rear veneer 100
Fretboard inlay (many options) Call
3-Piece back (w/ purfling strips) 175
Pickguard (inlayed "tor-tis") 125
Ebony buttons (Schaller Gold) 70
Gold Ghoto tuning machines (16:1 ratio) 50
TrueTone M7 pickup system Call
Other pickups Call
Tweed double-arch case* 85
Calton or Ameritage heavy-duty case* cost + 10%

*Case prices are for orders with a guitar; call if ordering case only.

 

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