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Koa OM/CL AA $95
(2) back plates 8-1/4" x 20-1/2"
(2) side plates 4-1/2 x 31"
Air dried since 2013, vertical grain, rich color and striping, light curl.
set #161-1816
Koa OM/CL AA $95
(2) back plates 8-1/4" x 20-1/2"
(2) side plates 4-1/2 x 31"
Air dried since 2013, vertical grain, rich color and striping, light curl.
set #161-1816
closeup, wetted
set #161-1816
closeup, wetted
set #161-1816
Koa OM/Dreadnought AA  $120
(2) back plates 8-7/8" x 21"
(2) side plates 5-1/4" x 35-1/4"
Air dried since 2016, 16" dred pattern shown, straight and vertical grain, with rich colors and stripes.
set #175-1679
Koa OM/Dreadnought AA $120
(2) back plates 8-7/8" x 21"
(2) side plates 5-1/4" x 35-1/4"
Air dried since 2016, 16" dred pattern shown, straight and vertical grain, with rich colors and stripes.
set #175-1679
closeup, wetted
set #175-1679
closeup, wetted
set #175-1679
Koa OM/Dreadnought AA  $120
(2) back plates 9-1/4" x 23"
(2) side plates 5" x 36"
Air dried since 1996, 16" dred pattern shown, handsome straight grain, vertical grain koa with light curl.
set #191-1363
Koa OM/Dreadnought AA $120
(2) back plates 9-1/4" x 23"
(2) side plates 5" x 36"
Air dried since 1996, 16" dred pattern shown, handsome straight grain, vertical grain koa with light curl.
set #191-1363
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set # 191-1363
closeup, wetted
set # 191-1363
Koa CL/Parlor AA+  $125
(2) back plates 7-1/2" x 22"
(2) side plates 4-1/2" x 36"
Air dried since 1996, 14-3/4" CL pattern shown, bright color, good fiddleback curl. 
set #191-1313
Koa CL/Parlor AA+ $125
(2) back plates 7-1/2" x 22"
(2) side plates 4-1/2" x 36"
Air dried since 1996, 14-3/4" CL pattern shown, bright color, good fiddleback curl.
set #191-1313
closeup, wetted
set #191-1313
closeup, wetted
set #191-1313
Koa OM/CL AA+  $145
(2) back plates 8" x 25-1/2"
(2) side plates 4-1/2" x 32-1/4"
Air dried since 2010, 15-1/4" OM pattern shown, variety of color and stripes, with good flame-curl. 
set #193-1884
Koa OM/CL AA+ $145
(2) back plates 8" x 25-1/2"
(2) side plates 4-1/2" x 32-1/4"
Air dried since 2010, 15-1/4" OM pattern shown, variety of color and stripes, with good flame-curl.
set #193-1884
closeup, wetted
Set #193-1884

Small tight knot at one end of sides, 3-7/8" from edge. On OM/CL models this will be trimmed away when you profile the sides at the upper bout.
closeup, wetted
Set #193-1884

Small tight knot at one end of sides, 3-7/8" from edge. On OM/CL models this will be trimmed away when you profile the sides at the upper bout.
Koa OM/Dreadnought AA  $160
(2) back plates 8-1/2" x 22"
(2) side plates 5" x 35" (taper to 4" width)
Air dried since 2002, 15-1/4" OM pattern shown, med curl, vertical-straight grain, rich red-orange-brown colors.
set #110-1023
Koa OM/Dreadnought AA $160
(2) back plates 8-1/2" x 22"
(2) side plates 5" x 35" (taper to 4" width)
Air dried since 2002, 15-1/4" OM pattern shown, med curl, vertical-straight grain, rich red-orange-brown colors.
set #110-1023
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set #110-1023
closeup, wetted
set #110-1023
Koa OM/CL 3A  $160
(2) back plates 8-1/4" x 22"
(2) side plates 5" x 31"
Air dried since 2017, 15-1/4" OM pattern shown, vertical and straight grain, good color and curl.
set #200-1762
Koa OM/CL 3A $160
(2) back plates 8-1/4" x 22"
(2) side plates 5" x 31"
Air dried since 2017, 15-1/4" OM pattern shown, vertical and straight grain, good color and curl.
set #200-1762
closeup, wetted
set #200-1762

Note: there is a tiny tight knot on inside face of one back plate, not visible on show face. Inquire for photo.
closeup, wetted
set #200-1762

Note: there is a tiny tight knot on inside face of one back plate, not visible on show face. Inquire for photo.
Koa OM/Dreadnought AA+  $170
(2) back plates 9" x 22"
(2) side plates 5" x 33-1/2"
Air dried since 2010, 16" dred pattern shown, straight grain, dense, gorgeous rich dark color and striping.
set #196-1550
Koa OM/Dreadnought AA+ $170
(2) back plates 9" x 22"
(2) side plates 5" x 33-1/2"
Air dried since 2010, 16" dred pattern shown, straight grain, dense, gorgeous rich dark color and striping.
set #196-1550
closeup, wetted
set #196-1550

Note: tiny knot knot on sides, as seen circled in 1st photo. Light filling might be needed. Barely noticeable. Inquire for closeup.
closeup, wetted
set #196-1550

Note: tiny knot knot on sides, as seen circled in 1st photo. Light filling might be needed. Barely noticeable. Inquire for closeup.
Koa OM/Dreadnought AA+  $180
(2) back plates 8-1/8" x 22"
(2) side plates 5" x 32-1/4"
Air dried since 1996, 16" dred pattern shown, straight grain, stripes, beautiful medium grade koa.
set #191-1314
Koa OM/Dreadnought AA+ $180
(2) back plates 8-1/8" x 22"
(2) side plates 5" x 32-1/4"
Air dried since 1996, 16" dred pattern shown, straight grain, stripes, beautiful medium grade koa.
set #191-1314
closeup, wetted
set #191-1314
 Medium flame-curl, understated in photos.
closeup, wetted
set #191-1314
Medium flame-curl, understated in photos.
Koa OM/Dreadnought AA+  $180
(2) back plates 8-5/8" x 21-1/2"
(2) side plates 5-1/4" x 36-1/4"
Air dried since 2016, 16" dred pattern shown, straight grain, vertical grain, tight curl.
set #178-1442
Koa OM/Dreadnought AA+ $180
(2) back plates 8-5/8" x 21-1/2"
(2) side plates 5-1/4" x 36-1/4"
Air dried since 2016, 16" dred pattern shown, straight grain, vertical grain, tight curl.
set #178-1442
closeup, wetted
set #178-1442
closeup, wetted
set #178-1442
Koa OM/CL AA+  $180
(2) back plates 8" x 22"
(2) side plates 4-3/8" x 3/2"
Air dried since 2017, 15-1/4" OM pattern shown; bright blond-brown koa with plenty curl.
set #203-1843
Koa OM/CL AA+ $180
(2) back plates 8" x 22"
(2) side plates 4-3/8" x 3/2"
Air dried since 2017, 15-1/4" OM pattern shown; bright blond-brown koa with plenty curl.
set #203-1843
closeup, wetted
set #203-1843

Note: there is a tiny (1mm) beetle hole on one back plate (easily filled).
closeup, wetted
set #203-1843

Note: there is a tiny (1mm) beetle hole on one back plate (easily filled).
Koa OM/Dreadnought AA+  $195
(2) back plates 10" x 231/2"
(2) side plates 5" x 32-3/4"
Air dried since 2006, 16" dred pattern shown, dense, with rich dark color and good curl.
set #165-1841
Koa OM/Dreadnought AA+ $195
(2) back plates 10" x 231/2"
(2) side plates 5" x 32-3/4"
Air dried since 2006, 16" dred pattern shown, dense, with rich dark color and good curl.
set #165-1841
closeup, wetted
set #165-1841

6-pc option. Want an all-koa body? Add a matching (consecutive cut)  bookmatch for the top--$95 extra.
closeup, wetted
set #165-1841

6-pc option. Want an all-koa body? Add a matching (consecutive cut) bookmatch for the top--$95 extra.
Koa OM/Dreadnought AAA  $235
(2) back plates 8-7/8" x 21-3/4"
(2) side plates 5-1/4" x 32-1/2"
Air dried since 2006, 16" dred pattern shown, medium curl, rich color, straight and vertical grain.
set #138-1414
Koa OM/Dreadnought AAA $235
(2) back plates 8-7/8" x 21-3/4"
(2) side plates 5-1/4" x 32-1/2"
Air dried since 2006, 16" dred pattern shown, medium curl, rich color, straight and vertical grain.
set #138-1414
closeup, wetted
set #138-1414

Tight knot on back near neck joint, circled in 1st photo. It's minor, symmetrical, with no filling required.
closeup, wetted
set #138-1414

Tight knot on back near neck joint, circled in 1st photo. It's minor, symmetrical, with no filling required.
Koa OM/Dreadnought AAA  $235
(2) back plates 8-5/8" x 23-1/2"
(2) side plates 5-1/4" x 32"
Air dried since 2010, 16" dred pattern shown, 
good curl, rich color.
set #193-1629
Koa OM/Dreadnought AAA $235
(2) back plates 8-5/8" x 23-1/2"
(2) side plates 5-1/4" x 32"
Air dried since 2010, 16" dred pattern shown,
good curl, rich color.
set #193-1629
closeup, wetted
set #193-1629
closeup, wetted
set #193-1629
Koa OM/Dreadnought AAA  $250
(2) back plates 8-7/8" x 24"
(2) side plates 5-1/4" x 32-1/2"
Air dried since 2006, 16" dred pattern shown, medium curl, generally straight and vertical grain.
set #138-1321
Koa OM/Dreadnought AAA $250
(2) back plates 8-7/8" x 24"
(2) side plates 5-1/4" x 32-1/2"
Air dried since 2006, 16" dred pattern shown, medium curl, generally straight and vertical grain.
set #138-1321
closeup, wetted
set #138-1321
closeup, wetted
set #138-1321
Koa OM/Dreadnought AAA  $265
(2) back plates 9-1/4" x 22" (taper to 8-3/4")
(2) side plates 5-3/4" x 35-1/4" (taper to 4-3/4")
Air dried since 2006, 16" dred pattern shown, rich dark color with pomelle flame figure. 
set #138-1517
Koa OM/Dreadnought AAA $265
(2) back plates 9-1/4" x 22" (taper to 8-3/4")
(2) side plates 5-3/4" x 35-1/4" (taper to 4-3/4")
Air dried since 2006, 16" dred pattern shown, rich dark color with pomelle flame figure.
set #138-1517
closeup, wetted
set #138-1517
closeup, wetted
set #138-1517
Koa OM/Dreadnought AAA  $285
(2) back plates 8-1/2" x 21-5/8"
(2) side plates 6-1/4" x 34"
Air dried since 2015, 16" dred pattern shown, bright orange brown, straight & vertical grain, good curl. Gorgeous koa.
set #178-1443
Koa OM/Dreadnought AAA $285
(2) back plates 8-1/2" x 21-5/8"
(2) side plates 6-1/4" x 34"
Air dried since 2015, 16" dred pattern shown, bright orange brown, straight & vertical grain, good curl. Gorgeous koa.
set #178-1443
closeup, wetted
set #178-1443
closeup, wetted
set #178-1443
Koa OM/Dreadnought AAA  $295
(2) back plates 9" x 24"
(2) side plates 5-3/4" x 33-1/2"
Air dried since 2015, 16" dred pattern shown, vibrant curl with striping, straight and vertical grain.
(2) consecutive sets available   -   set #170-1416
Koa OM/Dreadnought AAA $295
(2) back plates 9" x 24"
(2) side plates 5-3/4" x 33-1/2"
Air dried since 2015, 16" dred pattern shown, vibrant curl with striping, straight and vertical grain.
(2) consecutive sets available - set #170-1416
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set #170-1416
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set #170-1416
Koa OM/Dreadnought AAA  $320
(2) back plates -8-1/4" x 23-1/2 
(2) side plates 5" x 33-7/8" 
Air dried since 2010, 16" dred pattern shown, strong tight flame-curl; rich orange-brown colors.
set #193-1775
Koa OM/Dreadnought AAA $320
(2) back plates -8-1/4" x 23-1/2
(2) side plates 5" x 33-7/8"
Air dried since 2010, 16" dred pattern shown, strong tight flame-curl; rich orange-brown colors.
set #193-1775
closeup, wetted
set #193-1775
closeup, wetted
set #193-1775
Koa 00/CL 4A  $400
(2) back plates 8-1/2" x 22" (taper as seen)
(2) side plates 5" x 33"
Air dried since 2017, shown w/OM pattern. Beautiful color, striping, and fiddleback curl.
set #181-1640
Koa 00/CL 4A $400
(2) back plates 8-1/2" x 22" (taper as seen)
(2) side plates 5" x 33"
Air dried since 2017, shown w/OM pattern. Beautiful color, striping, and fiddleback curl.
set #181-1640
closeup, wetted
set #181-1640
closeup, wetted
set #181-1640
Koa 00/CL 4A  $525
(2) back plates 8" x 27-1/2" (taper as seen)
(2) side plates 4-1/4" x 34"
Air dried since 2005, shown w/ 14-5/8" classical pattern. Premium color and fiddleback curl.
set #118-1732
Koa 00/CL 4A $525
(2) back plates 8" x 27-1/2" (taper as seen)
(2) side plates 4-1/4" x 34"
Air dried since 2005, shown w/ 14-5/8" classical pattern. Premium color and fiddleback curl.
set #118-1732
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set $118-1732

Light shake marks in areas marked "x", safely outside of waist as seen in the photo.
closeup, wetted
set $118-1732

Light shake marks in areas marked "x", safely outside of waist as seen in the photo.

Koa OM/CL 5A  $675
(2) back plates 7-13/16" x 22-1/4"
(2) side plates 4-1/2" x 32-5/8"
Air dried since 2005, 15-1/4" OM pattern shown, bright orange-brown with premium fiddleback curl throughout. 
set #118-1759
Koa OM/CL 5A $675
(2) back plates 7-13/16" x 22-1/4"
(2) side plates 4-1/2" x 32-5/8"
Air dried since 2005, 15-1/4" OM pattern shown, bright orange-brown with premium fiddleback curl throughout.
set #118-1759
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set #118-1759
closeup, wetted
set #118-1759
4A & 5A koa sets
This set sold. Very limited supply; please inquire.
set #118-773
4A & 5A koa sets
This set sold. Very limited supply; please inquire.
set #118-773
4A-5A koa sides
set #118-773
4A-5A koa sides
set #118-773

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