Volute: Matching head/back veneer and volute on all guitars. All slotted head models now include new back head veneers and volute.
All-Wood Purflings and Bindings: (handmade in my shop)
Scale Lengths Available: A wide range of fanfret scale options are available for both standard scale and baritone models. Please inquire for the best choices to suit your playing needs. 24 3/4", 25", 25.4", 25.625", 25.75", 26.625", 27", 28" (Baritone), and Classical 650 mm. As a rule 25.4" is used unless another is specified
Nut Widths: 1 11/16", 1 3/4", 1 13/16", 1 7/8" and 2 1/16" (Classic). 1 3/4" is the standard size and will be used unless otherwise specified. Special custom nut widths can be accommodated. Please inquire.
Top Wood: Englemann Spruce, Sitka Spruce, Lutz Spruce and Western Red Cedar. Other available options: Adirondack/Red Spruce, European Spruce.
Cases: All Beneteau guitars are shipped with a high quality archtop guitar case. Various flight cases available by special order.
Tuners: Gotoh tuners are standard. Waverlys are optional. Other tuners available on request.
Bindings: All handmade bindings in a variety of exotic woods to perfectly compliment the look of your instrument.
For items not listed please inquire as special requests can often be accommodated. See Special Order Options.
Standard non-cutaway. *Pyramid Bridge and Brazilian Rosewood are optional and not standard features.
Back veneer & Volute. Solid headstock.
Headstock & Back Veneer with Volute. Custom handmade tuners, Slotted headstock and Koa woods optional.
Special Order Options
Baritone Scale No extra charge
Classical Guitar starting at $7,500 – (additional features and options available)
Pinless Bridge $150 extra
Pyramid Bridge $150 extra
Vintage Slotted Head No extra charge
Fan Fret System $1,000
Cutaway Venetian, round – Florentine, sharp $300 extra
Armrest Bevel (Top), Laskin or Ryan style $500.00 extra
Back Bevel (Ribrest) $750 extra
Side Sound Port $250 extra
Side Sound Port Cover* $250 extra – *Available for new models only
Aging Tint on top $100 extra
Abalone soundhole $250 extra
Abalone around the top $750 extra
Bound head & fingerboard $250 extra
Inlayed Soundholes Spalted or Burled Wood $150
Vintage style pyramid bridge $100 extra
Shaded back & sides $175 extra
Shaded top, back & sides $250 extra
Sunburst top $250 extra
Sunburst top, back, sides & neck $400.00 extra (Usually on Maple Models)
Custom scale lengths Inquire
Brazilian Rosewood Bindings $200 extra
Snakewood Bindings $350 extra
Hard Shell Case Included, no extra charge
Flight Cases, Various flight cases available on special order. Price on request.
Custom Inlays Almost any inlay can be supplied as a custom order
Full Script Headstock Logo $150 (Spells out the full name 'Beneteau' in shell inlay)
Custom Tuners Price on Request
Pickup System installation Price on Request
Soundport & Laskin Back Ribrest
Fan Fret System & Armrest Bevel
Florentine 'sharp' Cutaway
Wood Choices – Prices
Back & Sides Choices: (Base Price of Guitar: $5,000)
South American Mahogany– No upcharge Black Walnut – No upcharge Indian Rosewood – No upcharge Flame Maple – No upcharge Birdseye Maple – $100 Quilted Big Leaf Maple – $200 Honduran Rosewood – $500 African Padouk – $500 Flamed African Bubinga – $500 Quilted African Pommele Bubinga – $600 Bocote – $600 Macassar Ebony or Mun Ebony – $700 Granadillo – $1,000 Quilted Pommele Sapele – $1,000 Ziricote – $1,000 Cocobolo – $1,000 Flamed/Curly Koa – $1,500 African Blackwood – $3,000 Brazilian Rosewood – $5,000 and up
TOP WOOD: Englemann Spruce – No Extra Charge Sitka Spruce – No Extra Charge Western Red Cedar – No Extra Charge European Spruce – $400 - $500 extra Adirondack Spruce – $400 - $500 extra Carpathian Spruce – $400 extra Lutz Spruce – $400 extra