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Koa O/Parlor A+ $75
(2) back plates 7-1/4" x 20-7/8" (tapers to 6-7/8")
(2) side plates 4-3/4 x 30"
Air dried since 2016, shown with 0 pattern, gorgeous color and stripes, light curl.
set #181-1916
Koa O/Parlor A+ $75
(2) back plates 7-1/4" x 20-7/8" (tapers to 6-7/8")
(2) side plates 4-3/4 x 30"
Air dried since 2016, shown with 0 pattern, gorgeous color and stripes, light curl.
set #181-1916
closeup, wetted
set #181-1916
closeup, wetted
set #181-1916
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
closeup, wetted
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" (tapers to 4")
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" (tapers to 4")
Air dried since 2002, 15-1/4" OM pattern shown, med curl, vertical-straight grain, rich red-orange-brown colors.
set #110-1023
closeup, wetted
set #110-1023
closeup, wetted
set #110-1023
Koa OM/Dreadnought AA+  $180
(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+ $180
(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+  $190
(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+ $190
(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+  $190
(2) back plates 8-1/2" x 21-1/2"
(2) side plates 5" x 32"
Air dried since 2016, 16" dred pattern shown, straight grain, vertical grain, tight curl.
set #178-1948
Koa OM/Dreadnought AA+ $190
(2) back plates 8-1/2" x 21-1/2"
(2) side plates 5" x 32"
Air dried since 2016, 16" dred pattern shown, straight grain, vertical grain, tight curl.
set #178-1948
closeup, wetted
set #178-1948
closeup, wetted
set #178-1948
Koa OM/CL AAA  $210
(2) back plates 8" x 24"
(2) side plates 5-1/4" x 33-3/4"
Air dried since 2010, 15-1/4" OM pattern shown, fiddleback-krinkle curl, rich color.
(2) consecutive sets available   -   set #193-1897
Koa OM/CL AAA $210
(2) back plates 8" x 24"
(2) side plates 5-1/4" x 33-3/4"
Air dried since 2010, 15-1/4" OM pattern shown, fiddleback-krinkle curl, rich color.
(2) consecutive sets available - set #193-1897
closeup, wetted
set #193-1897

Note: slight cupping (1/16 or less) on back plates. No problem, guaranteed.
closeup, wetted
set #193-1897

Note: slight cupping (1/16 or less) on back plates. No problem, guaranteed.
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  $245
(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 $245
(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  $265
(2) back plates 8-1/2" x 22-1/4"
(2) side plates 5-3/4" x 33"
Air dried since 2016, 16" dred pattern shown, beautiful dark color with good flame throughout. 
set #175-1940
Koa OM/Dreadnought AAA $265
(2) back plates 8-1/2" x 22-1/4"
(2) side plates 5-3/4" x 33"
Air dried since 2016, 16" dred pattern shown, beautiful dark color with good flame throughout.
set #175-1940
closeup, wetted
set #175-1940

Tiny (1/8"), tight symmetrical knot on back plates. (Seen above, just in and below waist.) No attention required during finishing.
closeup, wetted
set #175-1940

Tiny (1/8"), tight symmetrical knot on back plates. (Seen above, just in and below waist.) No attention required during finishing.
Koa OM/Dreadnought AAA  $265
(2) back plates 9-1/4" x 22" (tapers to 8-3/4")
(2) side plates 5-3/4" x 35-1/4" (tapers 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" (tapers to 8-3/4")
(2) side plates 5-3/4" x 35-1/4" (tapers 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/CL AAA  $270
(2) back plates -8-1/4" x 22-1/2" 
(2) side plates 5" x 32" (tapers to 4") 
Air dried since 2010, 15-1/4" OM pattern shown, good flame-curl; rich orange-brown colors.
(3) consecutive sets available   -   set #193-1954
Koa OM/CL AAA $270
(2) back plates -8-1/4" x 22-1/2"
(2) side plates 5" x 32" (tapers to 4")
Air dried since 2010, 15-1/4" OM pattern shown, good flame-curl; rich orange-brown colors.
(3) consecutive sets available - set #193-1954
closeup, wetted
set #193-1954
closeup, wetted
set #193-1954
Koa OM/Dreadnought AAA  $300
(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 $300
(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
closeup, wetted
set #170-1416
closeup, wetted
set #170-1416
Koa CL/Parlor AAA+  $300
(2) back plates 8" x 24"
(2) side plates 5" x 31" (tapers to 4-1/2")
Air dried since 2017, 14-5/8" CL pattern shown, straight & vertical grain, full curl. Handsome koa.
set #200-2005
Koa CL/Parlor AAA+ $300
(2) back plates 8" x 24"
(2) side plates 5" x 31" (tapers to 4-1/2")
Air dried since 2017, 14-5/8" CL pattern shown, straight & vertical grain, full curl. Handsome koa.
set #200-2005
closeup, wetted
set #200-2005
closeup, wetted
set #200-2005
Koa OM/Dreadnought AAA  $320
(2) back plates 9" x 22" (tapers to 6-1/2")
(2) side plates 6" x 34"
Air dried since 2015, 16" dred pattern shown, bright orange brown, straight & vertical grain, good curl. Gorgeous koa.
(2) consecutive sets available   -   set #178-1969
Koa OM/Dreadnought AAA $320
(2) back plates 9" x 22" (tapers to 6-1/2")
(2) side plates 6" x 34"
Air dried since 2015, 16" dred pattern shown, bright orange brown, straight & vertical grain, good curl. Gorgeous koa.
(2) consecutive sets available - set #178-1969
closeup, wetted
set #178-1969

Master-grade wood with tight, medium curl.
closeup, wetted
set #178-1969

Master-grade wood with tight, medium curl.
Koa OM/Dreadnought AAA+  $375
(2) back plates 8-3/4" x 24" (tapers to 8-1/4")
(2) side plates 5-1/2" x 34"
Air dried since 2017, 16" dred pattern shown, straight & vertical grain, full curl. Will make handsome guitar.
set #200-2004
Koa OM/Dreadnought AAA+ $375
(2) back plates 8-3/4" x 24" (tapers to 8-1/4")
(2) side plates 5-1/2" x 34"
Air dried since 2017, 16" dred pattern shown, straight & vertical grain, full curl. Will make handsome guitar.
set #200-2004
closeup, wetted
set #200-2004
closeup, wetted
set #200-2004
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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