Tag Marcus Dominelli

2019 Dominelli Classical Guitar

2019 Dominelli Classical GuitarLuthier Website: dominelliguitars.comYouTube Video Link I had a special treat this week when local luthier Marcus Dominelli dropped off a guitar for me to try out. Such a warm bell-like tone, great balance, and amazing volume. I’m…

For Sale: Refinished Dominelli Classical Guitar

Refinished Marcus Dominelli Classical Guitar for Sale SOLD  Refinished French Polish & Action Adjustment by Marcus (Jan. 2017) Condition: Like New. A couple of small nail marks but the refinish cleans them up. 650mm, all-wood lattice bracing Cedar Top, Claro Walnut Back…

2016 Dominelli Double Top Guitar (Sold)

SOLD.  2016 Double Top Guitar by Marcus Dominelli Top: Spruce-Inner/Nomex/Cedar-Outer Back & Sides: Indian Rosewood 630mm scale (shorter scale length) Bridge Indian Rosewood, Honduran rosewood binding and armrest, Ebony head plate Spanish cedar neck, Macasser ebony fingerboard, V-jointed headstock Elevated fingerboard, Soundport w/magnetic cover Gotoh…

Sold. New 2015 Marcus Dominelli Double Top Guitar

SOLD. 2015 Double Top Guitar by Marcus Dominelli Top: Spruce/Nomex/cedar Back & Sides: Indian Rosewood 630mm scale (short scale) Elevated fingerboard Soundport w/magnetic cover Gotoh 510 tuners w/frictionless rollers 21 fret, 51mm nut width. This guitar was built to Marcus’s own…

Luthier Q&A: Interview with Marcus Dominelli

A big thank you to Marcus Dominelli for this great interview. Marcus is always willing to sit down and have a talk with me over some coffee and answer my many guitar questions. He’s a friendly guy and always very interested…

Bracing Styles for Classical Guitars

This is a guest post by luthier Marcus Dominelli, Victoria, BC, Canada. I’d like to discuss the basics of bracing used in classical guitar making. This article is intended for those who know little about how classical guitars are made;…

Elevated Fingerboards on Classical Guitars

Elevated Fingerboard (or raised fingerboard) is actually a bit of misleading name as it’s the top of the guitar that slopes down. Nevertheless, I will never go back to playing guitars without a raised (elevated) fingerboard. They are simply easier…

Sound Portals (soundports) for Classical Guitar

My experience with soundports: Sound portals are a bit strange at first because you’ll hear a whole new range of overtones, not to mention a volume increase while you play. However, I find it a bit odd because who ever…

Cedar vs Spruce Tops: tonewoods for classical guitar

Also see this page: Classical Guitars for Sale and Recommend Factory Guitars Since I’m a player and not a luthier I will fill out this article with quotes from reputable luthiers and guitarists. Sometimes these quotes can be out of…