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'La Catedral" by Lame Horse Guitars

For your browsing enjoyment today, eBay has an amazingly beautiful and unique acoustic guitar: La Catedral from Lame Horse guitars. This custom instrument is visually stunning. I admit, I love guitars with lots of ornamentation. I think this originated with my interest of the art-deco banjos of the 1930s and it just carried over into my guitar life. I have always loved ornate instruments and this one is ornate inside and out, literally. The guitar features premium grade materials throughout and it makes an artistic statement with a lot of personality. The basic woods in the guitar are as follows: katalox back and sides, Englemann (Alpine) spruce top, Indian rosewood bridge, bubinga headplate, ebony fretboard and a seven-piece neck made of Honduras mahogany. I had never heard of katalox before. It is grown in Mexico and, in guitars, it is used for the same purposes as rosewood, ebony, cocobolo, etc. The guitar is ornamented with inlays from red abalone and turquoise. The inlay work give