"La Brazilera" from Stuart Mewburn is a traditional classical guitar with a modern twist. Employing the use of Carbon fiber with traditional Spanish construction methods.
"La Brazilera"is made in the traditional Spanish way, top down on a solera (work board). The soundboard is slightly thicker from the bottom of the sound hole up, while the lower bout under the bridge, is the same as many other guitars. At the edges it is somewhat thinner - less than half the thickness under the bridge.
It has radial bracing, where there is a combination of carbon fibre and wood, which is also used under the bridge area. The bridge is much smaller than normal and therefore lighter than standard classical size.
The effect of all this is to let the top vibrate more freely and to lose less of the vibration in the sides. There is carbon fiber meticulously placed around the body of the guitar to prevent splitting.
The end result is a Robust and balanced sounding instrument with plenty of volume suitable for the concert hall.
Luthier Stuart Mewburn makes traditional classical and flamenco guitars, "La brazilera" is only available via customguitarboutique.com. You can place an order with us for any of Stu's guitars, but "La Brazilera" is exclusively available through us.
If you are in NYC or plan on visiting and would like to demo this guitar, please contact us to make an appointment. Out of state demo's can be arranged.
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