Price List

THIS IS THE BOUZOUKIS PRICE LIST. IF YOU INTEND TO ORDER A GUITAR, CLICK HERE.

BOUZOUKI PRICES – JAN 2012

FEATURES CHOICES PRICES
MODEL
CB (traditional, large A-style mandolin body) Standard
CB Cittern (5 course/10 string) +$850
Guitar-shaped bouzouki, pin bridge +$850
Carved top CB or Cittern +$650
BACK AND SIDE WOOD
California Black Acacia Standard
Indian rosewood Standard
Machiche Standard
Mahogany Standard
Maple, non-figured Standard
Padauk Standard
Wenge Standard
Maple, figured +$250
Cocobolo +$350
Panama rosewood +$400
Brazilian and other rosewoods Please Call
TOP WOOD
Sitka Spruce Standard
Engelmann Spruce Standard
Western Red Cedar Standard
Redwood +$150
European Spruces +$200
Adirondack Red Spruce +$300
NECK WOOD
Mahogany, multiple pieces Standard
Maple, multiple pieces Standard
Mahogany, one piece +$125
Flamed maple, one piece +$125
Fretboard Scale Length
20.9″ · 21.3″ · 22.1″ · 22.6″ · 23.5″
23.9″ · 24.9″ · 25.34″
Standard
Custom scale lengths +$150
Decoration
Clean, unadorned custom oval soundhole, top binding and purfling, straight or no butt inlay, unplated bronze or nickel plated tailpiece. No back binding, no back center strip, single contrasting purfling line and pearl inlay on back Standard
Multiple veneer layers on front and back of peghead, knot rosette, custom oval soundhole, top binding and purfling, full back binding and center strip with mitered purflings, mitered and curved butt inlay, inlaid or patinaed tailpiece, multiple layer peghead veneers +$950
All Nut Widths
All Nut Widths Standard
Fingerboard Radius
12″ · 16″ · 20″ Standard
Custom radius +$100
Fingerboard inlays
No inlays Standard
My choice of inlays at your chosen positions Standard
Custom fingerboard inlays As agreed upon
Fingerboard Side Markers
5 · 7 · 9 · 12  or  5 · 7 · 10 · 12 Standard
Frets
Industry standard medium guitar fret wire Standard
Stainless steel +$100
Custom Machined, Ultra-fine Adjust Titanium Truss Rod
Custom Machined, Ultra-fine Adjust Titanium Truss Rod +$150
Back of Neck Inlay
Simpler inlay: decorative hardwood cap over carbon fiber sheet, bound in black Standard
Fancier inlay: decorative hardwood cap over carbon fiber sheet, bound in multi-line, mitered purfling +$150
String Spacing at Bridge
Wider Standard
Narrower Standard
Bridge Style
FLW Standard
Rolling Waves +$100
Tailpiece
Unplated bronze or nickel plated Standard
Unplated bronze or nickel plated with wood inlay +$100
Unplated bronze treated with a variety of fine jewelry hot patinas +$100
Pickguard
Clear Mylar Standard
Other, as agreed upon as agreed upon
Tuners
Gotoh or Schaller minis Standard
Factory-made open backs like Waverly or Schertler +$125
Handmade open backs like Alessi, Robson or Rodgers market price
Case
Custom Fitted TKL 5-ply Hardshell Case Standard
Amplification
Pickups market price
Installation Standard

Contact Lewis Santer

STANDARD BASE PRICE & DEPOSIT
Base price is $4000. A 20% deposit and decisions about the features gets your instrument underway. Instruments picked up at my shop or shipped to a California address are subject to sales tax.This list is fairly complete, but other woods will sometimes be available and options are always evolving. Handmade, custom work done to extacting standards is my passion. Thanks for considering a purchase and please get in touch with any questions.
Bouzoukis by Lewis Santer
Wenge bouzouki back with no bindingWenge Back, Unbound

Top Wood Seasoning
Thai Rosewood Binding Detail
Brazilian rosewood peggedPeghead with Brazilian Rosewood Veneer
Tailpiece with Custom Patina
Silver baseplate Rodgers Tuners with ebony buttonsSilver baseplate Rodgers Tuners with Ebony Buttons

 

 

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