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The Freehand Artist


By Grimes Guitars, Inc.

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The Freehand Artist Model is an asymmetrical body shape, OM size acoustic flat-top guitar. This design evolved from earlier asymmetric archtop guitars that I built to commemorate 40 years of building archtop instruments. The German Spruce top, coupled with master-grade curly Koa, gives this LC model a warm, balanced, and powerful tone. It was built in 2020 - serial #1002.


  • Rosewood bindings, 1/32" green ripple abalone trim around body, soundhole (2)
  • Lower bout width: 15"
  • Waist width: 9 1/4"
  • Upper bout width: 11"
  • Nut width: 1 3/4"
  • Bridge string spacing: 2 1/8"
  • Scale: 25 1/2"
  • Depth of sides at heel: 3 3/8"
  • Depth of sides at tail: 4 1/8"
  • Thickness of neck at 1st fret: 0.82"
  • Thickness of neck at 9th fret: 0.89"
  • Case: Hoffee custom fitted carbon fiber case

USA shipping: $300.

International shipping is calculated and is dependent on the country

All Grimes instruments carry a warranty to the original purchaser for defects in materials or workmanship, excluding normal wear and tear, and any accidental damage or damage due to improper care.

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