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SD Sunburst #77


By Jeff Henry Guitars

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The SD (Slope-shouldered Dreadnaught) is a nod to the jumbo steel strings of the 1930s and 1940s. This guitar offers the punch of a bigger instrument with impressive sustain. It has a midrange growl and cut that lends itself to flatpicking. It's a loud instrument meant to be driven with high overtones that chime and still provide a great bass response.

Number 077 Sitka Spruce top/ Indian Rosewood back and sides. Ebony fretboard/bridge. Adirondack top bracing. Sunburst top.


  • Top: Sitka Spruce
  • Back/Sides: African Mahogany (Khaya) or Indian Rosewood
  • Bridge/Fretboard: Ebony
  • Fretboard radius: 16”
  • Fretboard inlay: Abalone, MOP, or reconstituted Turquoise diamonds and squares
  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Peghead Overlay: Ebony
  • Tuners: Nickel Waverly
  • Rosette: Abalone w/ black/white/black border
  • Binding: Wood, Tortoise, or Ivoroid
  • Top purfling: Rope
  • Body depth : 3 7/8” to 4 3/4”
  • Lower bout: 16 1/8”
  • Scale: 25.4”
  • Nut: Bone with 1 11/16” or 1 3/4” width
  • Saddle: Bone with 2 1/8” or 2 3/16” string spacing
  • Finish: Emtech 6000 waterbased gloss lacquer
  • Case: Hiscox Pro II



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