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April 30th, 2010

Alvarez Yairi Jym86cts Sunburst


Alvarez Yairi Jym86cts Sunburst


$1399.99


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Alvarez Yairi Koa Acoustic Guitar Natural


Alvarez Yairi Koa Acoustic Guitar Natural


$1199.99


This product comes with a case.

Used Alvarez Cym75 Yairi Masterworks Classical Acoustic Guitar Natural 190839681546


Used Alvarez Cym75 Yairi Masterworks Classical Acoustic Guitar Natural 190839681546


$1599.2


The Alvarez CYM75 Yairi Masterworks Classical Acoustic Guitar is crafted by a master luthier to meet the needs of the most demanding classical guitarist. The finest woods were selected and no corners cut to make this outstanding nylon-string guitar. You could spend more, but you won’t find a better example of guitar builder’s personal pursuit of perfection. This Yairi is truly somthing special. Includes a nice hardshell case.YairiThe wonderful thing about making acoustic guitars is that they are incredibly sensitive and complex instruments. Decades, careers, lifetimes have been spent trying to perfect or find the sound in the luthier’s head, but often it eludes us. Only time, experimentation and experience can help guitar companies get the results guitarists are after.Alvarez-Yairi guitars have held a special place in players’ hearts for nearly fifty years. Some of the greatest songwriters and guitarists ever to grace the planet have played them. So when it comes to updating the Alvarez-Yairi Series, Alvarez did it with great care and the reverence it deserves.Two years of development have resulted in producing the finest guitars Alvarez have ever made. Eloquently voiced instruments, beautifully balanced with a charisma and tonal personality you will fall in love with.The all-new Alvarez-Yairi Series is simply superb.Series: Alvarez-Yairi MasterworksTop Wood: Solid AA Western Red CedarBack and Sides Wood: Solid East Indian RosewoodShape: ClassicalNeck: MahoganyBracing System: Handcarved Yairi Fan SystemBridge: RosewoodInlays: Abalone and Mother of PearlFingerboard: EbonyHeadstock Plate: RosewoodNut and Saddle: Real BoneTuner: GotohBinding: Brown ABSStrings: D’Addario EXPAccessory: Deluxe wood case

Alvarez Yairi FYM66HD Masterworks OM Honduran Mahogany Natural


Alvarez Yairi FYM66HD Masterworks OM Honduran Mahogany Natural


$2399


This Yairi FYM66HD Masterworks OM Honduran Mahogany acoustic is a stunning little guitar made from old-growth Honduran mahogany which has been naturally seasoning for 50 years in the perfect climate of Kani, Japan. The Yairi FYM66HD Masterworks OM Hondura

Alvarez Yairi Fym60hd Masterworks Om Adirondack Acoustic Guitar Natural


Alvarez Yairi Fym60hd Masterworks Om Adirondack Acoustic Guitar Natural


$2699


This Yairi FYM60HD OM Adirondack Masterworks acoustic is an incredibly lively guitar with a rich and powerful voice for its size. The OM body shape, made with such great tonewood, delivers almost perfect balance and immediate response. The guitar itself is very light in weight due to the quality of the wood and thin finish. You feel it resonating as it instantly responds to your fingers' requests. Its projection is open and its volume is excellent. Being a Yairi, the FYM60HD Masterworks OM acoustic's intonation is incredible and the all-around spec of the guitar is of the highest level, with amazing Gotoh 510 tuners and ebony bridge, fingerboard and headstock veneer. <br><br><strong>How They Came To Be</strong><br>This magical line of guitars came about, almost by accident, as Alvarez were detailing the specs of a guitar for a wonderful player named Jack Pearson. It was thought that Adirondack spruce paired with Honduran mahogany would be the best combination needed for Jacks tonal requests. Mr. Yairi amassed an incredible amount of tonewood throughout his life and although most is in or around the factory, some was stored on a piece of land he owned some miles away. The Alvarez team would go and see the wood on every trip to Kani, it became a ritual after lunch, but because most of the supply had darkened due to the elements Alvarez were never sure what all of it was. Looking back now, Mr. Yairi may have been thinking, “One day they will realise what is in here.”<br><br>Well that day came. Suspecting that Mr. Yairi had a supply of Honduran mahogany on his piece of land Alvarez travelled there again, and what they found in terms of tonewood was pure gold; Perfectly conditioned billets of old growth Honduran mahogany that had been naturally seasoning for around 50 years.<br><br>Had Alvarez's team not discussed Honduran for Jacks guitar they may have never discovered such a treasure. This series celebrates this amazing wood, arguably the best tonewood of a<ul><li><div>Solid AAAA Adirondack spruce top with solid, vintage Honduran mahogany</div><div>One-piece mahogany neck</div><div>Dovetail with extended neck joint</div><div>Ebony direct coupled bridge</div><div>Paua abalone and mother-of-pearl inlays</div><div>Ivoroid binding</div><div>Ebony bridge pins</div><div>DAddario EXP16 strings </div></li></ul>

Alvarez CYM75 Yairi Masterworks Classical Acoustic Guitar Natural 190839063090


Alvarez CYM75 Yairi Masterworks Classical Acoustic Guitar Natural 190839063090


$1599.2


The Alvarez CYM75 Yairi Masterworks Classical Acoustic Guitar is crafted by a master luthier to meet the needs of the most demanding classical guitarist. The finest woods were selected and no corners cut to make this outstanding nylon-string guitar. You could spend more, but you wont find a better example of guitar builders personal pursuit of perfection. This Yairi is truly somthing special. Includes a nice hardshell case.YairiThe wonderful thing about making acoustic guitars is that they are incredibly sensitive and complex instruments. Decades, careers, lifetimes have been spent trying to perfect or find the sound in the luthiers head, but often it eludes us. Only time, experimentation and experience can help guitar companies get the results guitarists are after.Alvarez-Yairi guitars have held a special place in players hearts for nearly fifty years. Some of the greatest songwriters and guitarists ever to grace the planet have played them. So when it comes to updating the Alvarez-Yairi Series, Alvarez did it with great care and the reverence it deserves.Two years of development have resulted in producing the finest guitars Alvarez have ever made. Eloquently voiced instruments, beautifully balanced with a charisma and tonal personality you will fall in love with.The all-new Alvarez-Yairi Series is simply superb.Series Alvarez-Yairi MasterworksTop Wood Solid AA Western Red CedarBack and Sides Wood Solid East Indian RosewoodShape ClassicalNeck MahoganyBracing System Handcarved Yairi Fan SystemBridge RosewoodInlays Abalone and Mother of PearlFingerboard EbonyHeadstock Plate RosewoodNut and Saddle Real BoneTuner GotohBinding Brown ABSStrings DAddario EXPAccessory Deluxe wood case

Alvarez Cym75 Yairi Masterworks Classical Acoustic Guitar Natural


Alvarez Cym75 Yairi Masterworks Classical Acoustic Guitar Natural


$1999


The Alvarez CYM75 Yairi Masterworks Classical Acoustic Guitar is crafted by a master luthier to meet the needs of the most demanding classical guitarist. The finest woods were selected and no corners cut to make this outstanding nylon-string guitar. You could spend more, but you won’t find a better example of guitar builder’s personal pursuit of perfection. This Yairi is truly somthing special. Includes a nice hardshell case.YairiThe wonderful thing about making acoustic guitars is that they are incredibly sensitive and complex instruments. Decades, careers, lifetimes have been spent trying to perfect or find the sound in the luthier’s head, but often it eludes us. Only time, experimentation and experience can help guitar companies get the results guitarists are after.Alvarez-Yairi guitars have held a special place in players’ hearts for nearly fifty years. Some of the greatest songwriters and guitarists ever to grace the planet have played them. So when it comes to updating the Alvarez-Yairi Series, Alvarez did it with great care and the reverence it deserves.Two years of development have resulted in producing the finest guitars Alvarez have ever made. Eloquently voiced instruments, beautifully balanced with a charisma and tonal personality you will fall in love with.The all-new Alvarez-Yairi Series is simply superb.Series: Alvarez-Yairi MasterworksTop Wood: Solid AA Western Red CedarBack and Sides Wood: Solid East Indian RosewoodShape: ClassicalNeck: MahoganyBracing System: Handcarved Yairi Fan SystemBridge: RosewoodInlays: Abalone and Mother of PearlFingerboard: EbonyHeadstock Plate: RosewoodNut and Saddle: Real BoneTuner: GotohBinding: Brown ABSStrings: D’Addario EXPAccessory: Deluxe wood case

Alvarez Dymr70 Yairi Masterworks Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar Sunburst


Alvarez Dymr70 Yairi Masterworks Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar Sunburst


$1999.99


The Alvarez DYMR70 Yairi Masterworks Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar is crafted by a master luthier to meet the needs of the most demanding guitarist. The finest woods were selected and no corners cut to make this outstanding steel string guitar. You could spend more, but you won’t find a better example of guitar builder’s personal pursuit of perfection. This Yairi is truly somthing special. Includes a nice hardshell case.YairiThe wonderful thing about making acoustic guitars is that they are incredibly sensitive and complex instruments. Decades, careers, lifetimes have been spent trying to perfect or find the sound in the luthier’s head, but often it eludes us. Only time, experimentation and experience can help guitar companies get the results guitarists are after.Alvarez-Yairi guitars have held a special place in players’ hearts for nearly fifty years. Some of the greatest songwriters and guitarists ever to grace the planet have played them. So when it comes to updating the Alvarez-Yairi Series, Alvarez did it with great care and the reverence it deserves.Two years of development have resulted in producing the finest guitars Alvarez have ever made. Eloquently voiced instruments, beautifully balanced with a charisma and tonal personality you will fall in love with.The all-new Alvarez-Yairi Series is simply superb.Series: Alvarez-Yairi MasterworksTop Wood: Solid AA Stika SpruceBack and Sides: Wood Solid East Indian RosewoodShape: DreadnoughtNeck: One piece mahogany, 50/50 Semi gloss finish, Extended neck jointBracing System: Handcarved FST2 – Forward-Shifted, Scalloped XBridge: Ebony Direct CoupledInlays: Abalone and Mother of PearlFingerboard: Rosewood with 12th Abalone Fret InlayHeadstock Plate: RosewoodNut & Saddle: Real BoneTuner: Gotoh 510s Gold with Ebony ButtonsBinding: IvoroidBridge Pins: EbonyStrings: D’Addario EXPAccessory: Deluxe wood case

Alvarez CYM75 Yairi Masterworks Classical Acoustic Guitar Natural 190839378699


Alvarez CYM75 Yairi Masterworks Classical Acoustic Guitar Natural 190839378699


$1279.36


The Alvarez CYM75 Yairi Masterworks Classical Acoustic Guitar is crafted by a master luthier to meet the needs of the most demanding classical guitarist. The finest woods were selected and no corners cut to make this outstanding nylon-string guitar. You could spend more, but you wont find a better example of guitar builders personal pursuit of perfection. This Yairi is truly somthing special. Includes a nice hardshell case.YairiThe wonderful thing about making acoustic guitars is that they are incredibly sensitive and complex instruments. Decades, careers, lifetimes have been spent trying to perfect or find the sound in the luthiers head, but often it eludes us. Only time, experimentation and experience can help guitar companies get the results guitarists are after.Alvarez-Yairi guitars have held a special place in players hearts for nearly fifty years. Some of the greatest songwriters and guitarists ever to grace the planet have played them. So when it comes to updating the Alvarez-Yairi Series, Alvarez did it with great care and the reverence it deserves.Two years of development have resulted in producing the finest guitars Alvarez have ever made. Eloquently voiced instruments, beautifully balanced with a charisma and tonal personality you will fall in love with.The all-new Alvarez-Yairi Series is simply superb.Series Alvarez-Yairi MasterworksTop Wood Solid AA Western Red CedarBack and Sides Wood Solid East Indian RosewoodShape ClassicalNeck MahoganyBracing System Handcarved Yairi Fan SystemBridge RosewoodInlays Abalone and Mother of PearlFingerboard EbonyHeadstock Plate RosewoodNut and Saddle Real BoneTuner GotohBinding Brown ABSStrings DAddario EXPAccessory Deluxe wood case

Alvarez DYMR70 Yairi Masterworks Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar Sunburst 1908395320


Alvarez DYMR70 Yairi Masterworks Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar Sunburst 1908395320


$1599.99


The Alvarez DYMR70 Yairi Masterworks Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar is crafted by a master luthier to meet the needs of the most demanding guitarist. The finest woods were selected and no corners cut to make this outstanding steel string guitar. You could spend more, but you wont find a better example of guitar builders personal pursuit of perfection. This Yairi is truly somthing special. Includes a nice hardshell case.YairiThe wonderful thing about making acoustic guitars is that they are incredibly sensitive and complex instruments. Decades, careers, lifetimes have been spent trying to perfect or find the sound in the luthiers head, but often it eludes us. Only time, experimentation and experience can help guitar companies get the results guitarists are after.Alvarez-Yairi guitars have held a special place in players hearts for nearly fifty years. Some of the greatest songwriters and guitarists ever to grace the planet have played them. So when it comes to updating the Alvarez-Yairi Series, Alvarez did it with great care and the reverence it deserves.Two years of development have resulted in producing the finest guitars Alvarez have ever made. Eloquently voiced instruments, beautifully balanced with a charisma and tonal personality you will fall in love with.The all-new Alvarez-Yairi Series is simply superb.Series Alvarez-Yairi MasterworksTop Wood Solid AA Stika SpruceBack and Sides Wood Solid East Indian RosewoodShape DreadnoughtNeck One piece mahogany, 5050 Semi gloss finish, Extended neck jointBracing System Handcarved FST2 – Forward-Shifted, Scalloped XBridge Ebony Direct CoupledInlays Abalone and Mother of PearlFingerboard Rosewood with 12th Abalone Fret InlayHeadstock Plate RosewoodNut amp Saddle Real BoneTuner Gotoh 510s Gold with Ebony ButtonsBinding IvoroidBridge Pins EbonyStrings DAddario EXPAccessory Deluxe wood case

Alvarez CYM75 Yairi Masterworks Classical Acoustic Guitar Natural


Alvarez CYM75 Yairi Masterworks Classical Acoustic Guitar Natural


$1759.12


The Alvarez CYM75 Yairi Masterworks Classical Acoustic Guitar is crafted by a master luthier to meet the needs of the most demanding classical guitarist. The finest woods were selected and no corners cut to make this outstanding nylon-string guitar. You could spend more, but you wont find a better example of guitar builders personal pursuit of perfection. This Yairi is truly somthing special. Includes a nice hardshell case.YairiThe wonderful thing about making acoustic guitars is that they are incredibly sensitive and complex instruments. Decades, careers, lifetimes have been spent trying to perfect or find the sound in the luthiers head, but often it eludes us. Only time, experimentation and experience can help guitar companies get the results guitarists are after.Alvarez-Yairi guitars have held a special place in players hearts for nearly fifty years. Some of the greatest songwriters and guitarists ever to grace the planet have played them. So when it comes to updating the Alvarez-Yairi Series, Alvarez did it with great care and the reverence it deserves.Two years of development have resulted in producing the finest guitars Alvarez have ever made. Eloquently voiced instruments, beautifully balanced with a charisma and tonal personality you will fall in love with.The all-new Alvarez-Yairi Series is simply superb.Series Alvarez-Yairi MasterworksTop Wood Solid AA Western Red CedarBack and Sides Wood Solid East Indian RosewoodShape ClassicalNeck MahoganyBracing System Handcarved Yairi Fan SystemBridge RosewoodInlays Abalone and Mother of PearlFingerboard EbonyHeadstock Plate RosewoodNut and Saddle Real BoneTuner GotohBinding Brown ABSStrings DAddario EXPAccessory Deluxe wood case

Alvarez CYM75 Yairi Masterworks Classical Acoustic Guitar Natural 190839217554


Alvarez CYM75 Yairi Masterworks Classical Acoustic Guitar Natural 190839217554


$1599.2


The Alvarez CYM75 Yairi Masterworks Classical Acoustic Guitar is crafted by a master luthier to meet the needs of the most demanding classical guitarist. The finest woods were selected and no corners cut to make this outstanding nylon-string guitar. You could spend more, but you wont find a better example of guitar builders personal pursuit of perfection. This Yairi is truly somthing special. Includes a nice hardshell case.YairiThe wonderful thing about making acoustic guitars is that they are incredibly sensitive and complex instruments. Decades, careers, lifetimes have been spent trying to perfect or find the sound in the luthiers head, but often it eludes us. Only time, experimentation and experience can help guitar companies get the results guitarists are after.Alvarez-Yairi guitars have held a special place in players hearts for nearly fifty years. Some of the greatest songwriters and guitarists ever to grace the planet have played them. So when it comes to updating the Alvarez-Yairi Series, Alvarez did it with great care and the reverence it deserves.Two years of development have resulted in producing the finest guitars Alvarez have ever made. Eloquently voiced instruments, beautifully balanced with a charisma and tonal personality you will fall in love with.The all-new Alvarez-Yairi Series is simply superb.Series Alvarez-Yairi MasterworksTop Wood Solid AA Western Red CedarBack and Sides Wood Solid East Indian RosewoodShape ClassicalNeck MahoganyBracing System Handcarved Yairi Fan SystemBridge RosewoodInlays Abalone and Mother of PearlFingerboard EbonyHeadstock Plate RosewoodNut and Saddle Real BoneTuner GotohBinding Brown ABSStrings DAddario EXPAccessory Deluxe wood case

Alvarez Wy1t-Rd Yairi Acoustic Electric Guitar Red


Alvarez Wy1t-Rd Yairi Acoustic Electric Guitar Red


$999.99


GUITAR HAS HEADSTOCK REPAIR.GUITAR IS STABLE AND PLAYS GREAT.. This product comes with a case.

Alvarez Yairi FYM60HD Masterworks OM Adirondack Acoustic Guitar Natural


Alvarez Yairi FYM60HD Masterworks OM Adirondack Acoustic Guitar Natural


$2699


This Yairi FYM60HD OM Adirondack Masterworksnbspacoustic is an incredibly lively guitar with a rich and powerful voice for its size. The OM body shape, made with such great tonewood, delivers almost perfect balance and immediate response. The guitar itself is very light in weight due to the quality of the wood and thin finish. You feel it resonating as it instantly responds to your fingers requests. Its projection is open and its volume is excellent. Being a Yairi, the FYM60HD Masterworks OM acoustics intonation is incredible and the all-around spec of the guitar is of the highest level, with amazing Gotoh 510 tuners and ebony bridge, fingerboard and headstock veneer.nbspHow They Came To BeThis magical line of guitars came about, almost by accident, as Alvarez were detailing the specs of a guitar for a wonderful player named Jack Pearson. It was thought that Adirondack spruce paired with Honduran mahogany would be the best combination needed for Jacks tonal requests. Mr. Yairi amassed an incredible amount of tonewood throughout his life and although most is in or around the factory, some was stored on a piece of land he owned some miles away. The Alvarez team would go and see the wood on every trip to Kani, it became a ritual after lunch, but because most of the supply had darkened due to the elements Alvarez were never sure what all of it was. Looking back now, Mr. Yairi may have been thinking, One day they will realise what is in here.Well that day came. Suspecting that Mr. Yairi had a supply of Honduran mahogany on his piece of land Alvarez travelled there again, and what they found in terms of tonewood was pure gold Perfectly conditioned billets of old growth Honduran mahogany that had been naturally seasoning for around 50 years.Had Alvarezs team not discussed Honduran for Jacks guitar they may have never discovered such a treasure. This series celebrates this amazing wood, arguably the best tonewood of aSolid AAAA Adirondack spruce top with solid, vintage Honduran mahoganyOne-piece mahogany neckDovetail with extended neck jointEbony direct coupled bridgePaua abalone and mother-of-pearl inlaysIvoroid bindingEbony bridge pinsDAddario EXP16 stringsnbsp

Alvarez DYMR70 Yairi Masterworks Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar Sunburst


Alvarez DYMR70 Yairi Masterworks Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar Sunburst


$2299


The Alvarez DYMR70 Yairi Masterworks Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar is crafted by a master luthier to meet the needs of the most demanding guitarist. The finest woods were selected and no corners cut to make this outstanding steel string guitar. You could sp

Alvarez CYM75 Yairi Masterworks Classical Acoustic Guitar Natural 190839654120


Alvarez CYM75 Yairi Masterworks Classical Acoustic Guitar Natural 190839654120


$1599.2


The Alvarez CYM75 Yairi Masterworks Classical Acoustic Guitar is crafted by a master luthier to meet the needs of the most demanding classical guitarist. The finest woods were selected and no corners cut to make this outstanding nylon-string guitar. You could spend more, but you wont find a better example of guitar builders personal pursuit of perfection. This Yairi is truly somthing special. Includes a nice hardshell case.YairiThe wonderful thing about making acoustic guitars is that they are incredibly sensitive and complex instruments. Decades, careers, lifetimes have been spent trying to perfect or find the sound in the luthiers head, but often it eludes us. Only time, experimentation and experience can help guitar companies get the results guitarists are after.Alvarez-Yairi guitars have held a special place in players hearts for nearly fifty years. Some of the greatest songwriters and guitarists ever to grace the planet have played them. So when it comes to updating the Alvarez-Yairi Series, Alvarez did it with great care and the reverence it deserves.Two years of development have resulted in producing the finest guitars Alvarez have ever made. Eloquently voiced instruments, beautifully balanced with a charisma and tonal personality you will fall in love with.The all-new Alvarez-Yairi Series is simply superb.Series Alvarez-Yairi MasterworksTop Wood Solid AA Western Red CedarBack and Sides Wood Solid East Indian RosewoodShape ClassicalNeck MahoganyBracing System Handcarved Yairi Fan SystemBridge RosewoodInlays Abalone and Mother of PearlFingerboard EbonyHeadstock Plate RosewoodNut and Saddle Real BoneTuner GotohBinding Brown ABSStrings DAddario EXPAccessory Deluxe wood case

Alvarez CYM75 Yairi Masterworks Classical Acoustic Guitar Natural 190839681546


Alvarez CYM75 Yairi Masterworks Classical Acoustic Guitar Natural 190839681546


$1599.2


The Alvarez CYM75 Yairi Masterworks Classical Acoustic Guitar is crafted by a master luthier to meet the needs of the most demanding classical guitarist. The finest woods were selected and no corners cut to make this outstanding nylon-string guitar. You could spend more, but you wont find a better example of guitar builders personal pursuit of perfection. This Yairi is truly somthing special. Includes a nice hardshell case.YairiThe wonderful thing about making acoustic guitars is that they are incredibly sensitive and complex instruments. Decades, careers, lifetimes have been spent trying to perfect or find the sound in the luthiers head, but often it eludes us. Only time, experimentation and experience can help guitar companies get the results guitarists are after.Alvarez-Yairi guitars have held a special place in players hearts for nearly fifty years. Some of the greatest songwriters and guitarists ever to grace the planet have played them. So when it comes to updating the Alvarez-Yairi Series, Alvarez did it with great care and the reverence it deserves.Two years of development have resulted in producing the finest guitars Alvarez have ever made. Eloquently voiced instruments, beautifully balanced with a charisma and tonal personality you will fall in love with.The all-new Alvarez-Yairi Series is simply superb.Series Alvarez-Yairi MasterworksTop Wood Solid AA Western Red CedarBack and Sides Wood Solid East Indian RosewoodShape ClassicalNeck MahoganyBracing System Handcarved Yairi Fan SystemBridge RosewoodInlays Abalone and Mother of PearlFingerboard EbonyHeadstock Plate RosewoodNut and Saddle Real BoneTuner GotohBinding Brown ABSStrings DAddario EXPAccessory Deluxe wood case

Alvarez Yairi Fym66hd Masterworks Om Honduran Mahogany Natural


Alvarez Yairi Fym66hd Masterworks Om Honduran Mahogany Natural


$2399


This Yairi FYM66HD Masterworks OM Honduran Mahogany acoustic is a stunning little guitar made from old-growth Honduran mahogany which has been naturally seasoning for 50 years in the perfect climate of Kani, Japan. The Yairi FYM66HD Masterworks OM Honduran Mahogany is rich and warm sounding with wonderful strong mids and round, bell like trebles. <br><br>The guitar itself is very light in weight due to the quality of the wood and thin finish; you feel it resonating as it instantly responds to your requests. Its projection is open and its volume for an OM body size is loud. Being a Yairi its intonation is incredible and the all-around spec of the guitar is of the highest level with the amazing Gotoh 510 tuners and ebony bridge, fingerboard and headstock veneer.<br><br><strong>How They Came To Be</strong><br>This magical line of Yairi Masterworks guitars came about, almost by accident, as Alvarez-Yairi designers were detailing the specs of a guitar for a wonderful player named Jack Pearson. It was thought that Adirondack spruce paired with Honduran mahogany would be the best combination needed for Jacks tonal requests.<br><br>Mr. Yairi amassed an incredible amount of tonewood throughout his life and although most is in or around the factory, some was stored on a piece of land he owned some miles away. The Alvarez team would go and see the wood on every trip to Kani, it became a ritual after lunch, but because most of the supply had darkened due to the elements making them unsure what all of it was. Looking back now, Mr. Yairi may have been thinking, “One day they will realize what is in here.”<br><br>Well that day came. Suspecting that Mr. Yairi had a supply of Honduran mahogany on his piece of land they travelled there again, and what they found in terms of tonewood was pure gold; perfectly conditioned billets of old growth Honduran mahogany that had been naturally seasoning for around 50 yearsunbelievable.<br><br>Had Alvarez's team not discussed Honduran mahogany<ul><li>One-piece mahogany neck</li><li>Dovetail neck joint: Dovetail</li><li>Direct coupled ebony bridge</li><li>Paua abalone and mother-of-pearl inlays</li><li>Ivoroid binding</li><li>Ebony bridge pins </li><li>DAddario EXP16 strings</li></ul>