“PRIMA” - Mahogany Guitar

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One of Frank Finocchio Handmade Guitars - Easton, Pennsylvania

Arched Back – Steel String
The formed*, solid wood arched back requires no back braces, yielding a lighter weight and fantastic sound.

  • Body Size: 15-5/16″ bottom bout, 11-3/8″ upper bout
  • Body Depth: At Neck; 3-1/4″. At End Piece; 4-1/4″
  • Scale Length: 25.4″
  • Top: Red spruce, wide grain
  • Rosette: Maple,red fiber,ebony
  • Back: Formed* arched back, solid wood (mahogany), requires no back braces
  • Sides: Mahogany
  • Binding: Rosewood
  • Side Inlay: wood – white/black/white (maple/ebony/maple)
  • Purfling: Maple, ebony, and red fiber
  • Neck: One piece mahogany. Adjustable truss rod
  • Heel cap: Figured mahogany
  • Fingerboard: Macassar ebony, 1-3/4″ at the nut
  • Nut: 1-3/4″ Bone
  • Fingerboard Dots: none
  • Fingerboard Side Dots: brass
  • Bridge: Macassar ebony, 2-1/4″ spacing
  • Saddle: Bone compensated
  • Bridge Pins: Black with pearl dot
  • End Piece: Rosewood with mitred inlay
  • Head Stock Veneer: Figured mahogany. With recycled piano key Ivory inlay: “Finocchio” and two “flying bird silhouettes”
  • Turning Machines: Gotoh 510 (18:1 ratio)
  • Gold with black button
  • Pickup: Soundboard transducer
  • Action at 12th Fret: Bass side(low E side): 3/32″, Treble side(high E side): 1/16″
  • Finish: Nitrocellulose lacquer

* The “formed, solid wood arched back” is achieved with a unique process that was developed by Frank Finocchio.

Cost: $3,600.00 Plays like a dream!


“PRIMA” – KOA with highly figured back and sides - stunning instrument!

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One of Frank Finocchio Handmade Guitars - Easton, Pennsylvania

Arched Back – Steel String
The absolute, ultimate fingerstyle guitar!
You will love the looks. sound and playability of this guitar – guaranteed.
The formed*, solid wood arched back requires no back braces, yielding a lighter weight and fantastic sound.

  • Body Size: 15-5/16″ bottom bout, 11-3/8″ upper bout
  • Body Depth: At Neck; 3-1/4″. At End Piece; 4″
  • Scale Length: 25.4″
  • Top: Red spruce, wide grain with bearclaw
  • Rosette: Pearl with white/black/white accent lines
  • Back: Formed* arched back, solid wood (highly figured Koa), requires no back braces
  • Sides: Highly figured Koa – Binding: Rosewood – Purfling: Pearl with white/black/white accent lines
  • Neck: One piece mahogany. Adjustable truss rod
  • Heel cap: Rosewood
  • Fingerboard: Macassar Ebony, 1-11/16″ at the nut
  • Nut: 1-3/4″ Bone
  • Fingerboard Dots: none, pearl inlay marker at the 12th fret
  • Fingerboard Inlay: pearl marker at the 12th fret
  • Fingerboard Side Dots: Pearl
  • Bridge: Macassar Ebony, 2-1/8″ spacing
  • Saddle: Bone compensated
  • Bridge Pins: Black with pearl dot
  • End Piece: Rosewood
  • Side Inlay: black/white
  • Head Stock Veneer: Macassar Ebony. With Pearl inlay: “Finocchio”
  • Turning Machines: Gotoh 510 (18:1 ratio)
  • Gold with black button
  • Pickup: L R Baggs element with volume control in sound hole
  • Action at 12th Fret: Bass side(low E side): 3/32″, Treble side(high E side): 1/16″
  • Finish: Nitrocellulose lacquer

* The “formed, solid wood arched back” is achieved with a unique process that was developed by Frank Finocchio.

Cost: $4,200.00  Slightly used – excellent condition.
The absolute, ultimate fingerstyle guitar!
You will love the looks. sound and playability of this guitar – guaranteed.


17″ “ALETTA” ARCH TOP CUTAWAY with highly figured maple back and sides – Another stunning instrument!

One of Frank Finocchio Handmade Guitars - Easton, Pennsylvania

Carved Arched Back and Carved Arch Top
Steel String

  • Body Size: 17″ bottom bout, 12-3/4″” upper bout
  • Body Depth: At Neck; 3″. At End Piece; 3″.
  • Scale Length: 25.4″
  • Top: Carved old growth Sitka spruce
  • Back: Carved arched, highly figured maple
  • Sides: Highly figured maple
  • Binding: None. All wood, beautiful guitar with very comfortable rounded edges.
  • Neck: Three piece highly figured maple. Adjustable truss rod accessible from headstock.
  • Heel cap: Macassar Ebony
  • Fingerboard: Macassar Ebony, 1-11/16″ at the nut.
  • Nut: 1-11/16″ Bone
  • Fingerboard Dots: none
  • Fingerboard Side Dots: Copper
  • Finger Rest: Radiused Macassar Ebony
  • Bridge: Macassar Ebony. Adjustable. 2-1/8″ spacing
  • Tail Piece: Carved Macassar Ebony with brass insert for string ball ends
  • Head Stock Veneer: Macassar Ebony. With Pearl inlay: “Finocchio”.
  • Turning Machines: Gotoh 510 (21:1 ratio) – Gold with black button
  • Pickup: Kent Armstrong hand wound humbucker, with volume control discretely hidden under Finger Rest.
  • Action at 12th Fret: Bass side(low E side): 3/32″, Treble side(high E side): 1/16″
  • Finish: Nitrocellulose lacquer

Cost: $12,000.00
One of a kind. An exquisite example of the epitome of craftsmanship!


16″ “NUVOLE” ARCH TOP with highly figured quilted maple back and sides

One of Frank Finocchio Handmade Guitars - Easton, Pennsylvania

Another stunning instrument!
Arched Back – Steel String
Formed*, solid wood arched back, yielding a lighter weight and fantastic sound.

  • Body Size: 16″ bottom bout, 12-1/16″ upper bout
  • Body Depth: At Neck; 3″. At End Piece; 3″.
  • Scale Length: 25.4″
  • Top: Formed* and tuned arched top, X braced. Lacey spruce.
  • Back: Formed* arched back, solid wood (highly figured quilted maple).
  • Sides: Highly figured quilted maple
  • Binding: Cocobolo rosewood
  • Purfling: Twelve maple/ebony lines, very finely detailed.
  • Neck: Three piece highly figured quilted maple, with rosewood laminate strips. Adjustable truss rod accessible from headstock.
  • Heel cap: Cocobolo rosewood
  • Fingerboard: Ebony bound with Cocobolo rosewood, 1-3/4″ at the nut.
  • Nut: 1-3/4″ Buffalo horn
  • Fingerboard Dots: none
  • Fingerboard Side Dots: Copper
  • Finger Rest: Radiused Cocobolo rosewood
  • Bridge: Cocobolo rosewood. Adjustable. 2-1/8″ spacing
  • Tail Piece: Carved Cocobolo rosewood with brass bracket
  • Head Stock: Open head stock design
  • Head Stock Veneer: Cocobolo rosewood.
  • Turning Machines: Gotoh 510 (18:1 ratio)
  • Gold with black button
  • Pickup: Kent Armstrong hand wound humbucker, with volume control discretely hidden under Finger Rest.
  • Action at 12th Fret: Bass side(low E side): 1/16″, Treble side(high E side): 1/16″
  • Finish: Nitrocellulose lacquer

*The “formed, solid wood arched back” and the “formed, solid wood arched top”is achieved with a unique process that was developed by Frank Finocchio.

Cost: $7,000.00 SOLD
One of a kind.


17″ ARCH TOP CUTAWAY Arched Back

One of Frank Finocchio Handmade Guitars - Easton, Pennsylvania

Steel String
Formed*, solid wood arched back, yielding a lighter weight.

  • Body Size: 17″ bottom bout, 12-3/4″ upper bout
  • Body Depth: At Neck; 3″. At End Piece; 3″.
  • Scale Length: 24.9″
  • Top: Formed* and tuned arched top, X braced. German spruce.
  • Back: Formed* arched back, solid wood (figured curly maple).
  • Sides: Figured German maple
  • Binding: Tortoise with black/white side inlay.
  • Purfling: black/white/black/white accent lines.
  • Neck: Three piece figured curly maple. Adjustable truss rod accessible from headstock.
  • Heel cap: Ebony
  • Fingerboard: Ebony, 1-11/16″ at the nut.
  • Nut: 1-11/16″ bone
  • Fingerboard Dots: none
  • Fingerboard Side Dots: Pearl
  • Finger Rest: Radiused ebony
  • Bridge: Ebony. Adjustable. 2-1/8″ spacing
  • Tail Piece: Carved ebony with brass bracket
  • Head Stock Veneer: Ebony. With Pearl inlay: “F”.
  • Turning Machines: Gotoh 510 (21:1 ratio)
  • Gold with black button
    - Pickup: Kent Armstrong hand wound humbucker, with volume control discretely hidden under Finger Rest.
  • Action at 12th Fret: Bass side (low E side): 1/16″, Treble side(high E side): 1/16″
  • Finish: Nitrocellulose lacquer

*The “formed, solid wood arched back” is achieved with a unique process that was developed by Frank Finocchio.

Cost: $4,500.00


CLASSICAL CUTAWAY Arched Back

One of Frank Finocchio Handmade Guitars - Easton, Pennsylvania

Nylon String
The formed*, solid wood arched back requires no back braces, yielding a lighter weight and fantastic sound.

  • Body Size: 14-5/8″ bottom bout, 11-1/8″ upper bout
  • Body Depth: At Neck; 3-1/8″. At End Piece; 3-3/4″.
  • Scale Length: 25.5″
  • Top: Western red cedar
  • Rosette: Finely crafted, beautiful
  • Back: Formed* arched back, solid wood (East Indian rosewood), requires no back braces.
  • Sides: East Indian rosewood
  • Binding: Curly Koa
  • Side Inlay: wood – white/black/white (maple/ebony/maple)
  • Purfling: Matches the rosette (rosewood/maple/rosewood/maple/rosewood)
  • Neck: Spanish cedar. Adjustable truss rod.
  • Heel: Ergonomic fade to cutaway.
  • Heel cap: Curly Koa
  • Fingerboard: Radiused. Macassar Ebony, 1-15/16″ at the nut.
  • Nut: 1-15/16″ bone
  • Fingerboard Dots: none
  • Fingerboard Side Dots: Copper
  • Bridge: East Indian rosewood.
  • Saddle: Radiused. Bone.
  • End Piece: Mahogany with mitred inlay
  • Head Stock Veneer: Cocobolo rosewood
  • Turning Machines: Gotoh
  • Gold with black button
  • Pickup: Soundboard transducer
  • Action at 12th Fret: Bass side(low E side): 7/64″, Treble side(high E side): 5/64″
  • Finish: Nitrocellulose lacquer

*The “formed, solid wood arched back” is achieved with a unique process that was developed by Frank Finocchio.

Cost: $3,750.00 SOLD


CLASSICAL Arched Back

One of Frank Finocchio Handmade Guitars - Easton, Pennsylvania

Nylon String
The formed*, solid wood arched back requires no back braces, yielding a lighter weight and fantastic sound.

  • Body Size: 14-5/8″ bottom bout, 11-1/8″ upper bout
  • Body Depth: At Neck; 3-1/8″. At End Piece; 3-3/4″.
  • Scale Length: 25.5″
  • Top: German spruce
  • Rosette: Finely crafted, beautiful
  • Back: Formed* arched back, solid wood (figured curly mahogony).
  • Sides: figured curly mahogony
  • Binding: Curly Koa
  • Side Inlay: wood – white/black/white (maple/ebony/maple)
  • Purfling: Matches the rosette (rosewood/maple/rosewood/maple/rosewood)
  • Neck: Spanish cedar. Adjustable truss rod.
  • Heel cap: Figured curly mahogony
  • Fingerboard: Radiused. Macassar Ebony, 1-15/16″ at the nut.
  • Nut: 1-15/16″ bone
    - Fingerboard Dots: none
  • Fingerboard Side Dots: Copper
  • Bridge: East Indian rosewood.
  • Saddle: Radiused. Bone.
  • Head Stock Veneer: East Indian rosewood
  • Turning Machines: Gotoh
  • Gold with black button
  • Pickup: none
  • Action at 12th Fret: Bass side(low E side): 7/64″, Treble side(high E side): 5/64″
  • Finish: Nitrocellulose lacquer

*The “formed, solid wood arched back” is achieved with a unique process that was developed by Frank Finocchio.

SOLD