A.J.Lucas / Obelisk Semi / 2018 / Oil / Guitar

Semi solid electric guitar. The body is constructed from thin top and back plates with bent sides all in yew with a solid centre block of poplar. The neck is sycamore (acer pseudoplatanus) and the fingerboard and bindings are 5300-year-old bog oak. All the woods are native English ones.

The pickups are P90 design, hand wound by myself and individually voiced for the bridge and neck positions.The machine heads are Gotoh 510s and the bridge is a wrap-around Schaller Signum. 

The guitar has a scale length of 650mm (25.6") and a zero fret. The fingerboard has a 12" radius.

The finish is oil and the guitar comes with a Hiscox ProII case.


Instrument sold

A J Lucas Luthier, UK  

Contact name:
Adrian Lucas
A J Lucas Guitars
Hand made guitars: Steel string acoustic, electric guitar and basses, classical, mandolins.
Opening hours:
By appointment

I believe passionately in the connection between player and instrument. The guitar should not be a barrier between the musician and their music and so I builds tactile guitars that one can feel a visceral connection with. As much as possible I use reclaimed and local woods without compromising the quality of the instruments. I was originally trained in architecture and my work is informed by a sense of form and structure.

I build mainly steel string flat-top, electric and classical guitars to my own designs but also make mandolin family instruments and ukuleles.

All A.J.Lucas instruments are guaranteed to be free from defects in materials and workmanship. This guarantee applies only to the original purchaser of the instrument for as long as he or she owns it during my lifetime.If at any time an A.J. Lucas guitar malfunctions as a result of faulty materials or workmanship, I will repair or replace the instrument at my sole option. 
The following conditions are specifically excluded from and may void the guarantee:•Any unauthorized modifications or alterations made to the guitar. •Any damage caused by misuse, negligence, accident, improper use or unauthorized repair. •Damage caused by extremes of temperature or humidity. •Normal wear and tear, tonal characteristics, worn frets, worn tuning machines, or finish damage caused by extreme cold or contact with plastics or solvents. •Electronic components and hardware carry the warranties of their respective manufacturers.

Payment must be cleared before the instrument can be delivered.

Shipping and associated insurance will be at the buyers expense.


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